Position Summary :
The primary responsibilities of the Plant Manager are to plan, organize and direct the activities of a manufacturing operating location.
Responsible for production, garment quality, inventory control, production schedules, staffing, human relations and meeting the productivity, budget management and cost goals set by Division and Coalition Management.
Establish control-related standards and procedures.
Description of Responsibilities
Coordinates, coaches and supervises the program managers located in facility to ensure and comply with :
Productivity : Insure plant production schedule is in line with the actual productivity level and balance so the schedule can be achieved on a weekly basis without excessive overtime.
Quality : Achieves product quality in accordance with Job Quality Standards (JQS) and construction specifications supplied by engineering specifications.
Inventory Control : Set up systems in the process to insure strict inventory controls are maintained throughout the facility.
All cut ply height is to be verified on the front end of the plant and any differences reported to the cutting facility, so the ply height can be corrected.
All bundles are to be counted at the end of the plant to insure all garments are completed and sent to the laundry / finishing facility.
Management Duties : Performs management duties including hiring, training, evaluation, motivation, counseling and discipline of management level, direct, and indirect employees.
Must instill ownership in all management staff since the facility is a multi-shift operation.
Cost Reduction and Control : Develops and implements cost reduction projects for equipment, procedures, manpower to obtain the lowest possible cost while maintaining product quality.
Control spending to levels within the operating budget on an annual basis.
Communication : Effectively communicate with employees of all levels. Insure communication is clear to all employees on all shifts so the efficiency of the department can be maximized.
Be involved in community activities and support worthy causes with donations of time and money.
Guides staff in development of their functional and / or management skills. Schedules necessary training for management staff through HR department as the training is available.
Develops and oversees building / facility maintenance, security, and safety programs. Must insure IPM and WRAP goals are met annually, presides the safety committee.
Human Relations : Work to insure all Management and Indirect staff members treat employees fairly and with respect to improve or maintain positive moral in the facility.
Work to reduce turnover and increase employment stability throughout the facility on all shifts.
Assists in preparing annual operating budget, and responsible for monthly budget accuracy spending.
Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or similar.
10+ years of relevant work experience managing manufacturing processes and personnel.
English- Overall / Fluent (is a must)
Experience and Aptitudes
Strong leader who can motivate people
High energy drive and proactive attitude
Strong analytical skills
Strong communication (oral, written, listening) skills
Ability to identify opportunities for improvement and drive change
Must be flexible and able to multi task on a variety of different projects and be adaptable to change
Excellent organization skills with the ability to set priorities
Must be a professional team player
Strong negotiation skills
Availability to travel (valid Passport and US Visa)
Willing to relocate regarding company strategies requirements.