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Production Manager
Lincoln, NE

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The Opportunity:

The Plant Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day activities of maintaining the plant facility operations, including safety policies, personnel, housekeeping, maintenance, production activities, customer requirements, planning and scheduling. You will serve as a member of the management leadership team and must contribute to achieving sales objectives. You will also serve as a coach to team members and assist in the development and evaluation of direct reports. 
How you will impact :
–  Provide leadership and guidance on the coordination of plant activities through planning with Superintendents to ensure the manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner
–  Review customer requirements and specifications to identify improvement opportunities and implement solutions to   increase customer satisfaction
–  Coordinate and maintain ongoing, effective, safety plans to ensure program adoption and implementation
–  Offer new ideas to support fulfillment of department goals and procedures for continuous improvement, retention of customer base, company profitability, and employee job satisfaction
–  Develop and manage defined communication channels across various stakeholder groups to build effective relationships   and produce superior products
–  Manage P&L, capital expenditures, manufacturing costs and operating efficiencies to improve plant profitability
–  Monitor and control waste management to manage production costs and reduce environmental impacts
What you need to succeed:
–  High School diploma or G.E.D.
–  7 to 10 years of experience in manufacturing industry
–  7 plus years of related leadership experience in a production facility
–  Demonstrated mechanical acumen
–  Proven experience using scheduling software
–  Ability to work in fast paced JIT (just-in-time) manufacturing environment
–  Demonstrated expertise in process management to ensure production efficiency
–  Relentless determination and courage to make things happen; strong execution skills; results-oriented
–  Ability to respond quickly to changing demands, processes, and updated information
–  Demonstrated understanding of quality processes and continuous improvement, such as Six Sigma certification
–  Excellent communication skills and ability to interact across all levels of the organization, while accomplish organizational goals
–  Demonstrated knowledge of capital management (P&L and capital budgets) and analyzing financial data
–  Established courses of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific planning goals
This is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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