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Plant Manager - Sandy

Company: Spectrum Plastics Group
Location: Sandy
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Objective
To oversee, provide direct leadership and continual evaluation of the company's operating departments, including the maintenance, quality, engineering, extrusion, and fabrication manufacturing with the goal to improve throughput, increase efficiency, and return expected profit levels.
To oversee, direct and continually evaluate the product development and manufacturing functions, consistent with the Company's Quality Policy statement and planned business objectives.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Plans, develops, and oversees implementation of comprehensive operating plans with the goals of continually increased throughput, consistent quality process control, and on time delivery
Directs and controls design and development of new tooling and manufacturing processes for both custom and proprietary products
Screens, selects, and develops key operations personnel to return the best possible results from established business plans
Participates actively as a key member of the management team in establishing long-term growth and profitability goals for the Company
Reviews results being achieved on a continuing basis and recommends actions necessary to improve results
Confers regularly with subordinate department heads and staff to develop and implement the most effective manufacturing strategies that will enable the achievement of both short and long term goals and objectives
Evaluates and acts on new purchasing/design/manufacturing/distribution ideas with the intent to support increased demand from current accounts as well as enabling the Company to be able to secure new business from unsold accounts
Maintains strong personal relationships with other management level personnel
Prepares short and long-range operating plans with identification of specific priorities, which address the needs identified in the forecasts prepared by sales, for current or future business activity considering the Company's direction and levels of expected profitability
Assumes responsibility for reviewing new product quotations with sales, assuring adequate resources are available to take on new business and to provide a timely reply to quotation requests
Develops strategies and programs to keep SPG a leader in new product development, manufacturing efficiency, and resource utilization
Designs and implements approved incentive compensation programs for assigned personnel which include communication of the agreement on annual goals and objectives upon which said programs will pay off
Develops and submits a thoroughly documented budget for assigned operations and controls expenditures within approved budgetary parameters
Keeps the Sr. VP informed of all important matters, which may require immediate action or attention at that level in the organization
Ability to apply considerable judgment, expertise, and experience in handling problems and opportunities where clear precedents are not defined
Ability to make sound judgments on particularly sensitive or difficult accounts and balance the best interests of SPG with those of the particular customer involved
Ability to develop and maintain working relationships, which contribute to a positive results-oriented climate
Ability to establish goals and pursue activities leading to growth and development of greater management skills
Ability to complete development of major proprietary products within time and budgetary parameters
Performs other accountabilities as apparent or assigned

Responsibility For Work Of Others Direct supervision over:
Production Managers
Engineering Manager
Maintenance Manager

Position Requirements:
Management, Business and/or Engineering Degree or advanced degree is highly recommended. Appropriate experience may be considered.
Ten (10) years operations background in a manufacturing environment preferred
Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal
Proven conceptual and hands-on technical capability
Experienced in either plastics or closely allied manufacturing field
Proven grasp of overall business picture
Demonstrated leadership achievements in manufacturing management
Strong grasp of U.S. economic factors and business cycles as they relate to purchasing and to running a manufacturing operation
Demonstrated ability to recruit and develop personnel

Physical Demands
Must be able to assist shop floor activities as required

Work Environment
Office and manufacturing shop floor
Occasional travel required

Keywords: Spectrum Plastics Group, Sandy , Plant Manager - Sandy, Executive , Sandy, Utah

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