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Plant Manager - Accurex (OK)

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Date: Sep 13, 2017

Location: Tulsa, OK, US

Company: Greenheck Group

Accurex, a division of Greenheck Group, specializes in enery-efficient ventilation systems for restaurants and other food service establishments. Our kitchen ventilation products provide a fully integrated ventilation system that results in an efficient, balanced building where customers and employees prefer to dine and work. At Accurex, we are committed to driving innovation throughout the industry and providing the best value for our customers with superior product quality and customer service.

General Summary:

We are looking for a Plant Manager to join our expanding organization as we begin to build out of our new Tulsa location. This person will provide direction and leadership to ensure all manufacturing-operating objectives are accomplished in accordance with the company's financial targets. 

This position involves a new factory start-up which will require training prior to plant opening at existing facilities located in Wisconsin and North Carolina. Significant travel will be required during this period.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision and development of manufacturing engineering, materials, production scheduling, and supervisory personnel
  • Develop and own current/future state value stream maps and implementation plans.
  • Planning, monitoring, executing, and communicating the daily, monthly, and annual production goals
  • Ensure the maintenance and maximum utilization of production machinery and equipment
  • Enforcement of corporate safety and housekeeping policies and guidelines including use of appropriate protective equipment
  • Provide input regarding overall plant flow
  • Continuous improvement of productivity and efficiencies through effective employee relations, employee involvement, manpower planning, lean manufacturing principles, materials planning, and synchronized manufacturing
  • Optimize customer service levels through schedule attainment and on-time shipping metrics
  • Develop long-term strategic plans for achieving operational excellence in support of business unit, company sales growth targets, and profitability levels
  • Provide overall direction to manufacturing engineering function to improve productivity including plant layout, process flow, routings/labor standards, work methods, capital equipment, and quality levels
  • Monitor production and sales activity to pinpoint variances to budget and make recommendations regarding corrective actions and revised plans
  • Review and manage salary expenditures in the form of hourly overtime or salaried merit increases
  • Represent manufacturing with outside visitors such as company tours, applicants in the interview process or vendors/suppliers as needed
  • Develop, communicate, and deliver key performance indicators for shop and office employees
  • Work with leadership to resolve conflicts, improve operations, and maximize material utilization

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • Master’s degree in a related field is preferred
  • Minimum 5 -10 years of experience required
  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the company
  • Lean manufacturing concept is required
  • Experience with continuous improvement projects is a plus
  • Ability to work to in a flexible work environment and adapt to change quickly
  • SAP experience preferred but not required

Special Notation

The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.

The Greenheck Group has grown to become the leading manufacturer of air movement, control and conditioning equipment, providing solutions across a range of applications and industries. A focus on delivering value through product reliability and ease of maintenance, energy efficiency, solution-based innovations, responsive and collaborative service, and a commitment to improving quality of life is at the core of each Greenheck Group product and service. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, matched 401(K), and tuition reimbursement. For more information about The Greenheck Group or Accurex, visit our websites at:, or

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma