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Assistant Plant Manager

Company: U.S. COTTON
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Assistant Plant Manager will work with the Plant Manager to oversee all production activities, including preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, equipment repairs, and equipment installations to ensure the maximum uptime on all equipment. Manage all daily functions associated with production, building, and grounds. Direct all shift supervisors, leads, and mechanics to work as a team to support all manufacturing departments. Monitor plant progress and determine training needs to ensure a well-trained workforce that can provide the quickest response time for improved efficiency and quality. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIESManage the daily control of labor, materials, and other plant costs to meet budget targets. Plan and establish daily work schedules, assignments, and production output to meet production goals. Implement and support plant, corporate safety, and environmental policies and procedures. Responsible for facilities repair, maintenance activities, and annual inspections and testing such as, burglar, fire alarm system, and all activities to maintain a safe and functional facility. Responsible for reporting building and lease requirements to property owner. Lead a team of production supervisors and maintenance personnel to maximize safety and production initiatives. Manage maintenance and production personnel to develop long-range strategies for preventative maintenance. Review and evaluate employee performance and prepare annual reviews. Maintain a clean and safe plant using lean manufacturing, 5S, and Six-Sigma methodology. Mechanical and electrical facilities equipment installations (Vacuum Systems, sump pumps, chillers, etc.) Knowledge in environmental/safety regulations and requirements Knowledge and experience in Microsoft Project, spreadsheets, light CAD work, and drawing/design review support for facilities projects. Knowledge and experience in reviewing and estimating construction project costs. Knowledge and experience with working with a contractor labor force including all the trades and engineering consulting. Monitor and manage maintenance overtime hours. Perform analysis of equipment to solve problems, identify root causes, and implement corrective actions. Create and plan capital improvement projects for the facility and production needs. Possess a strong sense of urgency (Action Oriented), and the ability to transmit that sense of urgency to the Production Team in a constructive fashion. Ability to set clear goals and expectations for self and for direct reports. RELATIONSHIPSInternal: Act in a consulting capacity to management, engineering, and other departments requiring technical guidance. External: Work with vendors, contractors, and consultants as required. May guide and coordinate the procurement of prototype tooling and other support material and equipment. Other duties as assigned EXPERIENCEA Minimum of eight years experience; five years experience in a maintenance environment with three years' experience in a supervisory capacity. EDUCATIONIdeal candidates should have a BS level degree preferred in an Engineering discipline with five years of related experience in manufacturing. SKILLSExperience in technical areas including machine shop operations, welding, basic electrical practices, fluid power, pneumatics, and pipefitting. Good computer skills specifically in Excel spreadsheets and ability to learn and navigate new computer systems. Must have a high-level ability to furnish technical guidance to all levels of Production, Engineering, QA, and Management. Must have the ability to plan and coordinate projects and outside activities. SPECIAL KNOWLEDGEAdvanced knowledge of machine operation and ability to trouble shoot problems quickly and effectively. Advanced supervisory and management skills. Ability to set personal and department goals and objectives. Able to communicate with all levels internally and externally. Able to exercise good judgment on highly complex situations. Capable of extended hours and on-call at all times. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSSee Job AnalysisPOSITION IN ORGANIZATIONReports to: Plant ManagerDirectly Supervises: Production Supervisors, Maintenance, Parts CoordinatorIndirectly Supervises: Hourly personnel and Warehouse personnel (Shipping)PDN-99274026-0955-4621-9b72-4b95aac9a5c5

Keywords: U.S. COTTON, Cleveland , Assistant Plant Manager, Executive , Cleveland, Ohio

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