GENERAL SUMMARY OF PURPOSE:
Under direct supervision of the Director of Operations, is responsible for the production operations, facilities, fleet maintenance and purchasing support of the Company’s operations.
Provide direction, leadership and management to the plant management team in support of the plant’s mission, which is: “On-time delivery of a quality product at a reasonable cost” while maintaining a clean, safe and highly efficient plant operation.
Responsible for the decision making, direction and coordination of the efficient processing of all linen products including production planning and control, engineering, production inspection, plant maintenance, purchasing and inventory control.
Provide plant and processing ideas, insights and expertise for the strategic and annual planning process.
Plan with other members of the Executive Management team to maximize profits and return of investments, and to fulfill our prime directive to be a low cost producer within a sales and service culture.
Evaluate the performance of plant equipment and recommend long-term capital purchases.
Create and maintain a safe environment in all plant operations and enforce Company policies.
Serve as Co-chairman of the Joint Loss Management Committee (JLMC) and member of Health, Environmental and Regulatory Compliance (HERC) Committee. Monitor and maintain experience modification factor to zero.
Participate in senior management planning and problem solving on short and long-range goals and any issues directing the Company’s direction and focus.
Manage production efforts, internally and with marketing/sales, finance and administration, engineering and human resource departments, in the development and implementation of profit-oriented programs
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage and supervise plant department managers. This includes hiring and training of direct management reports, providing direction and guidance, coaching and guidance, as well as conducting personnel evaluation and discipline related matters.
Responsible for controlling plant operation costs and budgeting.
Analyze and recommend long term plans for improvement and capacity, assess and recommend equipment improvement and replacement, methods and process improvements.
_Create and develop documentation of all plant operating procedures and policies.
_Ensure high performance in efficiency, accuracy and quality in all plant departments.
_Develop or introduce new program(s) for the advancement and utilization of innovative methods, manufacturing techniques, processes and systems, and develop and implement training for plant
employees on the new program in order to keep our plant productivity on the leading edge of our industry.
Direct plant management towards continuous improvement of processes, identify major areas for improvement, prioritize and coordinate with other departments as needed.
_Responsible for plant safety and loss prevention. As co-chairman of the JLMC and with direction from Human Resources, will lead the committee to ensure the safety and wellness of all employees.
As member of the HERC Committee, promote a safe and healthy work environment, monitor and keep the Company in compliance with local, state and federal regulations dealing with environment, safety and
health regulations, particularly those dealing the EPA and OSHA.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Education and Experience:
College Degree is required.
3+ years of plant management experience with strong leadership, team building and communication skills in a manufacturing or production environment.
Proven experience in developing, setting and maintaining programs that ensures productive operations.
Experience in the supervision of two or three levels of management and /or supervision.
Knowledgeable in OSHA and EPA regulations and compliance.
Demonstrated experience with manufacturing systems (e.g., Lean Manufacturing, or equivalent)
Desired Qualifications for Electrical/Mechanical Technician:, 5 years (Required)
Full Job Description
****$1,200 Monthly Bonus through the summer months if you complete your introductory period.
Our client is part of the largest group of commercial hospitality laundry service providers in North America with highly automated operations on the East and West Coasts and in the Bahamas. We will pay for experience and offer a very competitive compensation package to stellar candidates.
Electrical/Mechanical Technician candidates must possess the following skills:
Welding and Boiler experience highly desirable!!!!
Ability to repair, modify, and rebuild, all laundry systems equipment.
Must be proficient in troubleshooting electrical, electronic and pneumatic controls, rebuild pumps, valves, regulators, and have an excellent understanding of steam and/or thermal oil systems.
Must be able to read and interpret electrical schematic diagrams and utilize a variety of testing equipment for troubleshooting of equipment and systems to the board level.
The Electrical/Mechanical Technician will undergo an extensive training program at time of hire.
Must be able to multi-task and computer literate for purposes of systems troubleshooting.
Must have proficiency in PLC ladder logic troubleshooting.
All candidates must be able to pass a technical proficiency test as determined by the area management.
Plant Manager- NJ
New Brunswick NJ
Bilingual English/Spanish is a MUST!!
Our client is experiencing unprecedented growth! Due to this growth, they are in search of a highly skilled Plant Manager for their facility in New Brunswick, NJ.
The client is the industry leading medical textile rental service provider serving the Healthcare industry. They operate eleven processing facilities located in the Tri-State area. Since 1915, they have been a privately held, family run business. Their customer base consists of more than 3,000 clients throughout the Northeast, including acute-care facilities, nursing homes, long-term and assisted living facilities, surgi-centers and diagnostic clinics, as well as professional, medical and dental offices.
Plant Managers are responsible for:
Maintain individual and department performance at established standards
Supervise up to five (5) Production Supervisors and all plant employees
Ensure production levels and productivity goals are achieved
Maintain daily reports
Hire, train and discipline employees as a means for achieving goals
Maintain a high level of quality of the product being sent to customers
Ensure that policies and procedures are implemented and followed
5+ years management experience running a plant in a production environment
Bilingual English/Spanish is a MUST!!
Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic work setting
High degree of customer responsiveness
Understands production workflow / MS Office
Proven ability to manage to standards
For consideration, please send resume with salary requirements/history.