Plant Manager

  • 52564
  • 21 Jan 2022
  • Norman, OK
  • Manufacturing
  • $100,000 - $120,000
  • Nate Skow

Job Description

Plant Manager

I am working with a global manufacturing leader that is seeking an experienced Plant Manager to run operations in Oklahoma and work on lean improvements.

Plant Manager Overview:

Our team members are the key to our success and that is why we offer career opportunities with outstanding benefits including:

  • medical, dental, vision,
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan/Employer Matching
  • Supplemental voluntary benefits (STD, Life, Accident)
  • Generous PTO Policy: beginning at 80 hours the 1st year of employment -> 120 hrs. 2nd year of employment; Paid holidays; Paid Bereavement
  • FSA -Flexible Spending Account
  • Profit Sharing Plan – All active team members are eligible
  • Career Advancement Opportunities
  • Educational Tuition Reimbursement

Plant Manager Job Summary

The Plant General Manager is responsible for the overall plant operations, including all production and ensuring all employees strive to meet the standards set forth by the company for Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Preventative Maintenance, and Housekeeping.

  • Direct all plant manufacturing processes at one or multiple locations while maintaining a safe work environment
  • Plan and direct the layout of equipment, workflow and workforce utilization as well as participating in the procurement of raw materials, supplies and other production needs
  • Plan, forecast and execute work schedules and production plans that achieve annual operating plan and budget
  • Promptly address issues/problems to achieve Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), such Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost / Productivity goals
  • Develop and execute strategies to achieve company goals related to growth, profit improvement, customer satisfaction, employee relations and lean manufacturing
  • Ensure compliance with state and federal regulations, OSHA and company policies
  • Manage budget, control costs and identify waste reduction efforts to achieve goals cost effectively
  • Identify, justify and implement capital investments and improvement projects as needed
  • Develop and maintain a positive team-based performance culture that cultivates trust, respect and embraces continuous improvement
  • Develop teams and employees to improve performance; address infractions in a professional and timely manner; document and maintain employee personnel files as needed.
  • Maintain a secure facility to minimize risk and ensure that both employees and production assets are kept safe.
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed


All personnel are responsible for quality and safety. Each employee has both the authority and responsibility to stop production, if necessary, to correct safety or quality problems.


  • Bachelor's degree and five or more years as a plant manager or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • In-depth knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Prior experience with continuous improvement, Lean Six Sigma &/or Toyota production system, or similar experience at leading teams to achieve measurable improvements
  • Ability to review and discuss results of production reports, budgets and financial statements
  • Strong working knowledge of safety procedures and OSHA requirements
  • Ability to coach, train and instruct employees
  • Computer skills with the ability learn / use company computer systems and effectively communicate using Microsoft office products (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, and Outlook).
  • Proactive problem solver