Plant Manager

Location: LaGrange, Georgia
BRIEF COMPANY DESCRIPTION:  M+A Matting is the leading supplier of floor mats worldwide through the application of superior customer service, manufacturing systems and the development and marketing of innovative products.  We pride ourselves on integrity, professionalism, and honesty as a way of life. 
JOB DESCRIPTION:  The Plant Manager position directs and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for safety, finance, engineering, materials, quality assurance, human resources and other production related activities. Reports to Director of Manufacturing. 
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, maintenance, press, graphics, and shipping and receiving.
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental supervisors to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace or make adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Implement and maintain preventative maintenance programs.
  • Incorporate plant floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to production supervisors.
  • Responsible for insuring safety procedures are followed and that safety is the priority.
  • Participate in human resource activities including but not limited to: hiring, firing, interviewing, disciplinary actions, investigations, and workers compensation.
QUALIFICATIONS:  Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelors Degree in Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations Management, Logistics, or similar area.  Candidates must have 4-6 years of supervisory experience within a manufacturing environment; previous Plant Manager experience is highly preferred.  Experience implementing Six Sigma or Lean manufacturing initiatives is also preferred.
Applicants must have the flexibility to juggle multiple tasks and comprehend at a rapid pace. We are seeking a team player with excellent interpersonal communication skills, who is highly motivated, has a strong work ethic, sense of urgency, and is a self-starter. 
WORKING CONDITIONS:  This position will be in a manufacturing environment, with low to medium noise levels, requiring ear protection and safety glasses in certain areas.  Frequent movement on production floor, includes standing, stooping, bending and reaching.  Candidates must be available to work various shifts and overtime, including weekends, is a requirement of this position.
BENEFITS:  M+A Matting provides a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.  We also offer participation in our 401(k) and profit sharing programs.
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