Plant Manager (ID:44864)
Our client is a distinguished leader in the field of metal finishing, specializing in delivering top-tier surface treatments for a wide range of metal parts and components. Their commitment is to provide their clients – who are from diverse industries - with exceptional finishes that consistently exceed their exacting standards. As our client embarks on a journey of growth and expansion, they are actively searching for a dedicated and experienced Manager to lead their manufacturing team.
In this pivotal leadership role you will be at the heart of the company’s mission to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the metal finishing processes. This position is a key hire, and the successful candidate will bring experience in metal finishing, professionalism, leadership skills, and new ideas.

Primary responsibilities include the supervision of all production activities, management of a team of skilled professionals, and the implementation of processes designed to meet stringent quality and production targets while upholding the highest standards of safety. Growth opportunities within the company are available.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Management and optimization of our production process for metal finishing operations.
  • Responsible for guaranteeing that our production goals, quality benchmarks, and timelines are consistently achieved.
  • Monitor equipment and processes to swiftly identify and address any issues that might impact production.
  • Supervise and nurture a team of production staff, which includes operators and technicians.
  • Foster a collaborative and high-performance working environment, where the strengths and potential of every team member are harnessed.
  • Regularly conduct performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback to drive team improvement.
  • Demonstrate commitment to adhere to strict quality control protocols, ensuring the attainment of the highest quality finishes.
  • Swiftly address any quality-related concerns and proactively initiate corrective actions when required.
  • Enforce safety protocols and best practices that create an environment of safety and well-being for all team members.
  • Lead investigations and reporting in the event of safety incidents, ensuring comprehensive documentation and diligent corrective actions.
  • Efficiently manage production schedules, resource allocation, and the inventory of materials to meet the demands of production.
  • Collaborate effectively with procurement to ensure a consistent supply of the necessary materials and chemicals.
  • Exhibit a continuous improvement mindset by proactively seeking opportunities to enhance production processes, improve efficiency, and bolster cost-effectiveness.
  • Spearhead and oversee process improvement projects that are geared toward increasing productivity and reducing waste.
  • Stay committed to upholding compliance with all relevant industry and environmental regulations and standards.
  • Stay abreast of changes in regulations and ensure the company's unwavering adherence.

Required Skills and Experience:
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Proven experience in metal finishing, surface treatment, or related manufacturing processes.
  • Outstanding leadership skills with a history of effectively managing and inspiring teams.
  • Exceptional problem-solving abilities with a keen focus on process improvement.
  • An in-depth understanding of safety regulations, quality control procedures, and environmental compliance.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills.
  • Superb communication and interpersonal abilities.

About Versique:
Versique is one of the largest recruiting firms in the Midwest and specializes in both consulting and permanent placement. With a valuable blend of functional, industry and recruiting experience, our award-winning team of headhunters has a proven track record of delivering exceptional talent acquisition solutions. The Versique brand represents a powerful combination of “versatile” and “unique” as it hints at the concept of “search” in its pronunciation: ver-seek.

Versique is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status, among other factors.


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