Plant Manager

  • Location
    Buffalo, New York
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

Adecco is hiring a Plant Manager. This is a Direct Hire Job located outside of the Buffalo Area. You will be responsible for a three shift, 190 employee operation. Our client is a global sheet metal fabrication manufacturing company. You will direct overall plant operations ensuring the achievement of production objectives at the lowest cost consistent with the company quality standards and customer delivery requirements. This position will report directly to the VP of Operations and require travel. If have 8-10 years experience as a Plant Manager in the sheet metal fabrication industry and are looking for an opportunity to be a true "change agent", please apply now to

Job Responsibilities:

1. Manage day to day operations based on KPI's. Prioritize, schedule and delegate work assignments and direct managers and the plant staff to ensure the achievement of production objectives at the lowest cost consistent with company quality requirements at the Arcade location.
2. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of production. Three key metrics: Productivity, Throughput, Conversion Cost. Interact and communicate with all functions within the matrix (Commercial, Engineering, Quality, etc.) efficiently.
3. Carry out Managing or Directing responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
4. Exercise project management skills to ensure on-time delivery and product rationalization efforts to support the business unit.
5. Lead from the front. Lead teams to support integration efforts for overall API's global goals and objectives.
6. Create value and drive the value driver process in the facility with monthly reviews.
7. Foster a climate of continuous improvement (PDCA, 3W's)
8. Adjust cost and drive value according to market requirements.

If you meet the following requirements for the Plant Manager, please apply now to

Job Requirements:

1. Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent.
2. 10+ years with responsibility over multiple manufacturing operations required
3. Fabrication or heat transfer manufacturing experience preferred
4. Strong project management skills required with experience in product rationalization or technical integration required
5. Experience with international cultures required
6. Industrial or manufacturing engineering background is preferred.
7. Strong technical and mechanical engineering skills required
8. Inventory and production scheduling management required
9. Comprehensive knowledge of cost accounting and general financial understanding required
10. Working knowledge of ERP systems required
11. Development and implementation of lean manufacturing required.

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