Residential Building
  • 07-Dec-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Operations
  • Fife, WA, USA
  • All reasonable salary requests will be considered.
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, PTO

Position Summary:

Gibraltar Industries' Building Accessories division is seeking a Plant Manager that Provides for the overall direction and coordination of activities in production, supply chain, engineering, scheduling, process improvement, capital investment, distribution, maintenance, safety, regulatory, and training activities in accordance with the policies, principles, and procedures of the company. This position is responsible for all operations at the Fife, WA facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plans and directs production, scheduling, warehousing and shipping activities, establishes priorities for products while maintaining a cost effective operation; Verifies and approves daily production for all areas of manufacturing, warehousing & shipping.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, distribution, quality, maintenance, safety and operational activities and/or reports to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications or related processes; Provides resolution while maintaining cost effective solutions and reducing and/or preventing operational delays.
  • Oversees scheduling and prioritizes work orders for the shop floor (manufacturing & warehousing) in order to meet customer demands.
  • Plan, implement and supervise the 80/20 philosophy in the Jacksonville Facility by working in all areas of the process including PLS, CLS, Zero UP, In-Lining and MRD.
  • Engages with team on SIOP process, providing insight to the Supply Chain team and ensuring that the Operation has the proper amount of raw materials and buy-out products to fulfill customer demand.
  • Plan, implement and manage programs to reduce or eliminate occupational injuries and maintain compliance with governing bodies in the area of safety and environmental regulations; Conducts safety audits in compliance with company programs; Initiates safety improvements to equipment and process procedures. Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all equipment. Ensures compliance of established safety policies and procedures. Support development and training of production and warehouse staff.
  • Maintains the proper level of employees needed to execute the production plan and minimize the overall labor cost; Supervises employees to meet daily production schedule demands; Develops and implements procedures to train employees in the safe and efficient operation of all manufacturing processes; Able to perform the duties of the workers supervised; Resolves worker issues/complaints and/or refers to higher authority for resolution.
  • Develops, revises and approves standard operational, safety, quality and working practices; may observe workers to ensure compliance with standards; Determines best practices and institutes improvements in these areas;
  • Develops, implements and executes strategic plan driving projects and activities supporting the site operational and financial goals.
  • Reviews information and inspection reports of machines and equipment to ensure specific operational performance and optimum utilization; provides oversight to the maintenance PM to include the assurance of equipment PM, maintenance repair and improvements;
  • Compiles, stores, and retrieves production data, and distribution data;
  • Develops and initiates plans for efficient use of materials, machines, trailers, and employees;
  • Acts as a change agent, identifies and promotes continuous improvement opportunities utilizing data analysis, Lean methodologies & 6-Sigma concepts, empowers employees, drives engagement, ownership of processes and tasks & collaboration among team members.
  • First line responsibility for ensuring that the facility is operated and maintained in compliance with Federal, State and local environmental health and safety laws. To include OSHA & DOT regulations; Managing waste using the proper disposal contractors, and working with the EPA to manage runoff of water from rain and keep it particulate free from harmful chemicals.( Zinc etc.)
  • Establish and develop strong, positive working relationships with the union by following the terms of collective bargaining agreement and actively participating in negotiations ensuring right balance between customer, employee, and shareholder interests.
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering or a related field or a combination of education and experience. Must have a minimum of 5 years in a Manufacturing leadership role.

  • Proactive and independent with the ability to take initiative.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
    • High knowledge, understanding and use of ERP software like PRMS Syteline, SAP.

Travel up to 10% domestically.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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