Plant Operations Manager – Plastic Injection Molding  


Company Name
New Hampshire/Vermont, United States
Posted On
March 16, 2021
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Strive for excellence! Here’s your opportunity to run a large injection molding facility providing high-precision, custom-molded plastic parts, and sub-assemblies to a variety of high-profile customers in the Medical market. You will be responsible for overall management, direction and profitability of our largest molding facility, housing 50+ molding machines and 175+ employees.

About this Job

  • As Plant Manager, direct all functional activities in production, manufacturing engineering, process engineering, quality assurance, inventory control, purchasing, shipping/receiving, tool maintenance, staffing, and customer service.
  • Manage manufacturing schedules based on sales requirements and plant capacity to maximize machine and labor utilization.
  • Control quality, cost of production, warehousing, receiving and shipping of raw materials, using a variety of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles and techniques.
  • Oversee the maintenance of buildings, equipment, safety, plant security and protection.
  • Participate in long-range plant expansion, conversion, and equipment planning.
  • Apply hands-on management style in a lean environment.

About This Company

  • Founded over 70 years ago and with multiple nationwide plants, our client is the contract manufacturer of choice for the world’s most successful companies.
  • With quality as top priority, they strive for excellence in a highly-focused culture and standardized manufacturing platform.
  • Providing complex injection-molded thermoplastic and silicone solutions, our turnkey partner understands plastic manufacturing from beginning to end.
  • Exceling at tight-tolerance mold building, molding, and contract manufacturing using a matrix of competencies geared to collaborative problem solving, Six Sigma quality, and on-time and on-budget delivery.

Minimum Job Qualifications

  • Engineering degree required with 5+ years of experience in a plant/general management, operations, or engineering leadership role working in a large (150+ employee), high-precision plastic injection molding plant environment.
  • Strong and broad understanding of plastic injection molding, including processing, tooling, automation, and facility systems.
  • Proven leadership skills to develop a positive team approach that will ensure quality, productivity, and customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with a demonstrated record of accomplishments.
  • Excellent financial skills with strong profit motivation.
  • Medical injection molding experience preferred.
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