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Plant Manager

Company: ITW
Location: Itasca
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

ITW Commercial Construction is a leading manufacturer with a proven history of creating innovative fastening solutions used by the professional commercial contractor in concrete anchoring and flooring, drywall, metal building, fire protection, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC applications. We take pride in our commitment to being a customer centric organization with operational excellence, superior service, and new product development that has guided the company through decades of growth by meeting the ever-changing needs of the commercial construction industry. Focusing on the needs of our end-users enables us to customize our product offering and service based on their requirements. ITW Commercial Construction encompasses the leading brands of Buildex® (Teks®, Sammys®), Red Head (TruBolt®, Tapcon®), Ramset (Trakfast®), and PNA (Diamond Dowel®) with an overall history dating back to 1910. Job Description

ITW Commercial Construction North America is seeking a Plant Manager to provide leadership and support to our Itasca, IL assembly plant in order to manufacture a product that satisfies our cost, quality, and service requirements. The Plant Manager establishes high performance expectations and holds the team accountable. A critical component of this role will be to drive change and improvement within the plant while setting an example of teamwork, safety, integrity and excellence. This position reports to the CCNA Operations Manager and is based in our Itasca, IL facility.Primary Responsibilities

  • Direct, lead, and promote site leaders to develop a safety culture that achieves zero incidents.
  • Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers' expectations.
  • Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards through the development and implementation of clear KPIs and continuous improvement projects.
  • Assure compliance with EPA, OSHA, and State regulations concerning safety, waste management, water management, and hazard controls.
  • Identify, lead and develop talent in order to maximize individual, team and organizational effectiveness in meeting company goals. This may include selecting and on-boarding talent, communicating effectively to foster a culture of engagement, cascading vision, creating goal alignment; and coaching through feedback, development planning and performance management. Able to build and develop a strong and diverse team of direct reports.
  • Direct plant leadership in the coordination, communication, and attainment of daily /weekly production schedules assuring customer needs/commitments are met on an MRD basis.
  • Assures quality processes are consistently applied in all production facilities.
  • In collaboration with the sales team; apply capacity/scheduling model and manage manufacturing capacity and constraint issues to maintain customer service levels and meet delivery commitments.
  • Utilize systems and resources to proactively maintain and conserve capital equipment, including driving pro-active preventive maintenance and repair programs. Prioritize issues and activities to develop sustainable improvement in equipment performance.
  • Monitor raw material purchasing and inventory control to ensure on-time raw material availability to production based on MRD demands.
  • Other duties as assigned. Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree in Business, Engineering or technical related degree preferred 3-5 years of successful plant leadership experience (metals manufacturing and fabrication preferred).
    • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
    • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
    • Computer proficiency within Windows based environment. Experienced in Microsoft Office Suite software (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook)
    • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory laws and responsibilities as it pertains to the position (i.e. OSHA, EPA, NFPA). Knowledgeable of regulated good manufacturing processes (GMP and cGMP) a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience in successfully leading and implementing continuous improvement and process and production management with programs/principles such as: 80/20, Six Sigma.
    • Lean Manufacturing, Just In Time, 5S, KanBan, etc

      Additional Information

      ITW is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential. As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: ITW, Chicago , Plant Manager, Professions , Itasca, Illinois

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