Plant Manager in Northcentral Iowa at PointOne Recruiting Solutions

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is seeking a new Plant Manager for a medium sized facility in north central Iowa, in a town of about 30000 people. As Plant Manager, you will work effectively to direct the safety, quality, and productivity of our manufacturing teams, drive capital projects, and work directly with executive leadership to develop the future of the company. The optimal candidate, who drives outstanding results, will have future executive leadership opportunities and the plant, divisional, and corporate levels.

The successful candidate will have:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Management, or related field of study or significant leadership experience in durable goods manufacturing.
  • 10 years of solid leadership experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven success in managing multiple projects and work teams
  • Transformational lean management experience
  • Willingness to live in a small town

Preferred candidate will possess:

  • Experience in 6S, Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma
  • Ability to effectively develop and manage PM programs
  • Outstanding experience with wood products/building products manufacturing
  • Strong analytical and computer skills

Job Requirements

  • Leadership within Manufacturing
  • 5-10 years in supervisory and or management¬†
  • Willingness to live in a small remote town
  • Experience with lean manufacturing or wood products helpful


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