Plant Manager, Cut & Sew

This privately held company has a long history of success and continues to grow. They have more business than they can handle right now. They have a Cut & Sew Operation near Tempe AZ where they have about 80 Operators. This reports directly into the President/Owner of the company. Hoping to find someone that can take some of the things he is doing off his plate. They have offered full benefits and a nice bonus plan. Some relocation Assistance. Great area, with lots of choices on locations to live.

Responsible for the day-to-day management of operations on the plant floor.

Qualifications required:

  • Proven production management or other relevant manufacturing experience and responsibility
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to effectively report, direct and motivate.
  • Expert knowledge of manufacturing process
  • 5-10 yrs. of successfully managing a manufacturing production operation

Qualifications desired:

  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience
  • Advanced training or certification in management and process improvement
  • Formal quality improvement experience

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Monitor all operations and processes of the plant
  • Provide leadership for implementing quality practices, setting objectives, and achieving goals
  • Oversee all manufacturing operations to achieve production goals and timetables
  • Develop strategies to increase productivity and production
  • Monitor each stage of production, analyze current methods and develop new ways to save steps, time and materials; Process improvement
  • Oversee training and development of production employees; Cross-train work teams for maximum production flexibility
  • Ensure compliance with workplace safety programs, local and state health and safety regulations, and all legal requirements
  • Oversee and direct building and machine maintenance and repairs to ensure a safe and productive working environment
  • Effectively communicate with all levels of employees
  • Practice conflict resolution among departments and employees

Nonessential functions and responsibilities:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Success factors/job competencies:

  • Strong management skills:
  • Leadership, Decision Making, Communication and Ownership, Follow Up and Reporting
  • Ability to develop new ways to use resources – whether human, material or capital – most efficiently
  • Expert organizational skills
  • Strong time management skills: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities while paying strict attention to details
  • Excellent listening, interpersonal, presentation, verbal and communication skills to effectively interface with management to office and support staff, art and engineering departments, and production workers
  • Proficiency with internal software
  • Continually monitor and analyze department constraints

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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