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Plant Manager - Well Establshed Manufacturing Company

NorthPoint Search Group
Schaumburg, Illinois, United States
January 06, 2019


One of our clients, a Manufacturing company has an immediate need for a Plant Manager. The position is highly visible and will monitor the day to day operations of the facility.

Who: Manufacturing Company

What: Plant Manager

Why: Immediate need

When: looking to interview qualified candidates asap

Where: South of Schaumburg/West of Chicago

Summary of Duties:

Achieve desired results in Safety and Quality through personal commitment and focus, and compliance with plant and corporate best practices and policies.

Ensure facility is in compliance with all appropriate environmental regulations and permitting requirements.

Achieving the plant's sales objectives through coordination of workflow and product quality.

Budgetary responsibility for the Production department including maximizing efficiency and appropriate cost control initiatives

Build effective partnerships with plant leadership and staff functions to drive expected results.

Control manufacturing and conversion costs within budgetary limits.

Aggressively monitor and manage goods/ inventory

Participate in weekly cost control meetings and create forecasts that closely mirror actual results by the end of the month.

Monitor variable operating expense to obtain objective as it pertains to production. Make adjustments to ensure staffing levels and other expenses such as utilities, etc. are on target


Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Strongly Preferred

Minimum of 5 years of progressively more responsible operations leadership experience within a manufacturing company.

Previous experience managing a group of employees or project team.

Possess a strong safety, operations and business background.

Strongly prefer CAD skills/experience

Base salary up to $70’s to $90K base plus Excellent Benefits.