Plant Manager

TX - Ferris

Posting Date

11/01/2022

Report to

Multi-Site Operations Manager

FLSA Status

Exempt

Get ready to grow with us!

Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Plant Manager to join our Park USA team in Ferris, TX.

We Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match
  • Bonus Potential (2x per year)
  • Up to $5,000 per year Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Opportunities for Career Advancement
  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety

Our Values:

  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.
  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.
  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.

 

ABOUT THE JOB:

The Plant Manager is responsible for ensuring the safe, cost effective, and on time manufacturing of Park USA products.  The plant manager will drive accountability through management of Safety, Quality, Cost, and Delivery KPI’s and will have broad authority to change integral department processes aligned with Park USA strategic goals. The plant manager must embrace and support the core values of Accountability, Commitment, and Teamwork (ACT).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the site leader in implementing the Park USA Environmental, Health, and Safety program.
  • Develop and manage plant level key performance indicators (KPIs) assuring that action plans to close gaps between actual performance and target performance are developed based on gaining insight and identifying root causes and executed upon. KPIs are based on the following areas:
    • Safety
    • Quality
    • Delivery
    • Cost
  • Develop each member of your team to their full potential through servant leadership and removing obstacles to employee growth.
  • Be present on the shop floor daily to train, coach, and mentor your teams and to understand the current state of operations.
  • Manage plant and facility maintenance including developing plans for expansion and capacity growth.
  • Develop reports and presentations to deliver to operations leaders throughout the organization.
  • Manage the financial performance of plant operations to achieve budget goals.
  • Apply lean management tools and lean tools that align with KPI improvements and the business operating system.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Accomplished interpersonal skills with all levels of people.
  • Proficient organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to attract, grow, and develop direct reports while building an effective, results producing team.
  • Exceptional time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and collaborative leadership skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • At least five years related experience in a pre-cast environment required.
  • Experience or Certification in Six Sigma and/or Lean Manufacturing preferred

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position.

 

Physical Activity

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Standing/Sit: Remaining upright in a stationary position, particularly for sustained periods.
  • Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling to type.
  • Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
  • Walking: Moving about to accomplish tasks, particularity for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
  • Communicating: Expressing or exchanging ideas and information accurately, in written or diagram form.
  • Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound.
  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers such as moving a mouse and typing.

Up to 2/3 of the time:

  • Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm to operate a mouse, phone, computer, and other office machines.

Less than 1/3 of the time:

  • Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward downward or outward.
  • Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
  • Kneeling/Crouching: Position self to look under or around equipment or areas of production
  • Stooping: Positions self to lift items off the floor.
  • Reaching: Grabbing things from a distance above or from the side.
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or move objects from position to position.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

 

Visual Acuity

  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

 

Vision Requirements:

Over 2/3 of the time the worker is required to have:

  • Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
  • Color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
  • Peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)

Up to 2/3 of time the worker is required to have:

  • Distance vision (clear feet at 20 feet or more)
  • Ability to adjust visual focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus)

 

Weather Conditions

  • The worker is subject to both environmental conditions throughout their day: activities occur inside the office environment and outside in the production area, and in plant yards.

 

Noise Levels

Over 2/3 of the time:

  • Moderate noise to loud noise when in production
  • Quiet conditions when working in the office

 

Personal Protective Equipment is required when in the Plant, Yard or Construction Areas:

  • Hard Hat
  • Safety Glasses
  • Safety Shoes
  • Hearing Protection
  • Reflective Vest

 

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