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Plant Manager (PRV) - WI

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Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company: Greenheck Group

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Interested in working with one of the markets leading manufacturers? The Greenheck Group is a leading growth-focused, environmentally conscious, commercial HVAC manufacturer. Join our team which proudly designs and manufactures the most comprehensive line of ventilation products in the industry. The Greenheck Group is a dynamic multi- branded international organization. Our equipment is used worldwide in commercial, institutional, and industrial facilities, ranging from comfort ventilation to manufacturing processes. Our efficient products improve comfort, safety, and health of lives across the planet. Since 1947, we are deeply committed to helping you “Build Your Future,” through professional growth, challenging leadership roles, and exciting opportunities around the world. 

General Summary:

Provide direction and leadership to ensure all manufacturing-operating objectives are accomplished in accordance with the company's financial targets.  The individual in this position is expected to continually strive to maximize plant operations and productivity, machine utilization, labor productivity, quality, and customer satisfaction with finished goods and their delivery.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision and development of manufacturing engineering, materials, production scheduling, value stream leader 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.
  • Work with Material Specialists to define procedures to ensure proper inventory management.
  • Ensure the maintenance and maximum utilization of production machinery and equipment.
  • Internal coordination with scheduling parts, receiving, shipping, and engineering departments. 
  • Minimize expenses related to work-related illness or injury through the encouragement of safe work practices and use of appropriate protective equipment.
  • Enforcement of corporate safety and housekeeping policies and guidelines.
  • Understand and comply with applicable labor agreements and governmental regulations.
  • Provide overall direction to improve value stream operation and processes on a continuing basis.
  • Provide input to improve 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.
  • Manage direct labor by providing input in staffing, overtime use, and sales/operations plans.
  • Optimize machine and equipment as well as provide guidance and support for the corporate maintenance initiatives.
  • Participate and lead project teams focused on improving manufacturing operations.
  • Develop a flexible and cross-trained work force.
  • Provide input to manufacturing engineering functions to improve productivity including plant layout, process flow, routings/labor standards, work methods, capital equipment, and quality levels.
  • 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.
  • Work with business unit managers to develop and implement strategic business plans.
  • Understand, communicate, and improve business unit financials.
  • Develop, communicate, and deliver key performance indicators for shop and office employees.
  • Work with union leadership to resolve conflicts and improve operations. Responsible to strive to maximize material utilization.

Job Qualifications:

Work requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, which is equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a minimum of a regular four-year college program.

Minimum 5 -10 years of experience required.

  • Ability to interact effectively at all levels of the company
  • Experience with continuous improvement projects is a plus and lean manufacturing concept is required.
  • Must have the ability to work to in a flexible work environment and adapt to change quickly.
  • SAP experience preferred but not required




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