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Plant Manager

Company: Fischer Connectors
Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Head of Plant Operations

As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for a dedicated, passionate and energetic Head of Plant to join our team. As Head of Plant, well connected to our Group Operations, you will be responsible for general supervision and development of all phases of plant operations including : new product introduction, manufacturing, quality control, maintenance, logistics. To assure that the plant is run in a safe, efficient, and customer centric manner, you will play a key role in the team by also implementing effective processes, demonstrating leadership, employee direction, and motivation.

Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to meet our customers' expectations and commitments
Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping
Lead functionally Engineering and Quality teams in a matrix organisation
Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
Optimize organisation, develop and mentor the team, recruits talents
Implement strategies in alignment with the Group operational strategy and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
Communicate on plant performance with reporting, dashboards, performance reviews, statistical data, relevant KPIs etc---
Run continuous improvement programs
Lead improvement programs and strategic projects cross functionally and cross geographically at a Group level
Align sales projection, demand and products run rates with capacity requirements
Develop and communicate on a 2-3 years operational vision/roadmap
Run yearly budgets processes (OPEX, CAPEX)
Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff
Collect and analyze data to find places of waste or overtime
Have a constant focus on initiatives increasing productivity and efficiency and decreasing cost
Commit to plant safety procedures
Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity, standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
Address employees' issues or grievances and administer collective bargaining agreements
Influence and learn from below
Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts

Proven work experience as a plant manager (5 years)
Proven managerial experience (10 years)
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
Experience in supply chain, planning and ERP management
Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
Computer literacy
Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
Master degree in Engineering or related field

Keywords: Fischer Connectors, Alpharetta , Plant Manager, Executive , Alpharetta, Georgia

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