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Plant Manager

St. Paul, MN
Our client is seeking a Plant Manager to provide manufacturing leadership and excellence to deliver a safe and impactful operation. They will lead, motivate, and develop team leads/employees to achieve outstanding performance results, improve current practices and individual skills, and to enhance teamwork. They will serve as a member of the leadership team to establish strategies and achieve goals. They will work in collaboration with other leaders in support of broader organization initiatives.

This position includes the safe and orderly receiving, processing, and shipment of materials through the facility, as well as the processing equipment. This role includes coordination of shipping of materials to offsite purchasers, driving facility efficiencies, assisting in securing new business, and analyzing business models.

  • Accountability of recycling department and facility for P&L, safety, and environmental duties(75% of time):
    • Maintain a facility that meets federal, state, local, and safety and environmental policies, procedures, and programs (inc. R2, OSHA, MPCA, etc.).
    • Provide business and technical leadership necessary to ensure both the recycling department and facility meet and/or exceed goals in success areas (safety, cost, customer service, health/safety/environment, etc.).
    • Provide business leadership that demonstrates commitment to department and goals on a day-to-day basis while providing operational oversight to ensure smooth operations of the facility.
    • Analyze production reports with KPIs in a timely manner to track department progress.
    • Help improve daily operations by providing ongoing assessments of current processes and procedures and making recommendations.
    • Ensure materials are stored as expected and organized for smooth material flow.
    •  Ensure all materials are properly documented in our ERP system.
    • Act as a representative for the organization in working with vendors and outside partners, providing leadership on projects as assigned.
  • Hiring and employee development (15% of time):
    • The lawful execution of both hire and fire decisions for employees as necessary, working with the Training Manager to ensure participants are set up for positive results.
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