Plant Manager

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019413
Date Posted:Jul 27
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:


A stable and profitable Manufacturing Company in the Nashville, Tennessee area is looking for a Plant Manager. This is a Direct Hire, Full Time, Permanent Position offering a Competitive Compensation, Great Benefits, 401-K Match, Bonus, Paid Vacation and Profit Sharing.


The Plant Manager will plan, direct, or coordinate the work activities and resources necessary for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications.


  • Direct and coordinate production, processing, distribution, and marketing activities of industrial organization.
  • Develop budgets and approve expenditures for supplies, materials, and human resources, ensuring that materials, labor and equipment are used efficiently to meet production targets.
  • Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production or processing problems.
  • Hire, train, evaluate, and discharge staff, and resolve personnel grievances.
  • Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
  • Oversee rental property activities where applicable.
  • Set and monitor product standards, examining samples of raw products or directing testing during processing, to ensure finished products are of prescribed quality.
  • Develop and implement production tracking and quality control systems, analyzing production, quality control, maintenance, and other operational reports, to detect production problems.
  • Review plans and confer with research and support staff to develop new products and processes.
  • Responsible for safety program, environmental issues and plant security
  • Coordinate and recommend procedures for facility and equipment maintenance or modification, including the replacement of machines.
  • Maintain current knowledge of the quality control field, relying on current literature pertaining to materials use, technological advances, and statistical studies.
  • Champion cost cutting measures including energy, labor and material handling costs.


  • Accountability - Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Business Acumen - Ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Coaching and Development - Ability to provide guidance and feedback to help others strengthen their specific knowledge/skill areas.
  • Decision Making - Ability to make critical decisions while following company procedures.
  • Financial Aptitude - Ability to understand and explain economic and accounting information, prepare and manage budgets, and make sound long-term investment decisions.
  • Judgment - The ability to formulate a sound decision using the available information.
  • Leadership - Ability to influence others to perform their jobs effectively and to be responsible for making decisions.
  • Management Skills - Ability to organize and direct oneself and effectively supervise others.
  • Safety Awareness - Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Working Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Must be able to Communicate to all levels of Management effectively
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PPT)
  • Bachelor's Degree is Required
  • 4 -10 years related Plant Management Experience
  • Preferring Candidates out of a High Volume Production Facility



If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:

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