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Plant Manager

Company: Brook & Whittle
Location: Northbrook
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Position SummaryReporting to the VP of Operations, you will have broad responsibility and leadership for the overall performance and profitability of Brook & Whittle's Northbrook site's operations. You will lead the implementation of strategies and initiatives to ensure a safe work environment, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, maximize profitable growth, develop a technically qualified work force, foster an environment that supports the company culture of collaboration and teamwork, reduce operating costs, inventories, and lead times through continuous improvements. You will oversee day-to-day activities to meet daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly customer and business expectations.Primary Duties and ResponsibilitiesDirects and coordinates the safety, quality, and production activities of the Northbrook facilityLeads by example supporting the company culture of safety, teamwork, collaboration and high ethics, with a continuous improvement and customer focusActively participates in the site's safety and quality management programsEnsures that programs and procedures are adopted to guard against industrial accidents and protect the safety and well-being of employeesMaintain quality through all processes; reacts to quality issues and responds with sustainable corrective actionsWorks closely with Corporate Quality team to address CIPs, implement process controls and conduct root cause analysis to identify ways to improve and maintain acceptable product qualityDevelop and implement action plans with team members as needed for problem resolutionEngages the team in identifying and implementing continuous improvement projectsIdentifies and implements improvements for material cost reduction, quality assurance and productivityWorks cross-functionally to drive continuous improvement and foster a culture of LeanReviews Key Performance Indicators (Daily, Weekly and Monthly) to ensure site is on track to meet overall departmental objectivesEnsure employees are trained in all aspects of their jobs to include safety, quality, and productivityWorks closely with account management and sales to support new product introduction and product redesignsPartner with Quality to establish necessary standard operating procedures and work instructions to direct the most efficient, cost effective and highest quality processWork professionally in a team environment with site and corporate colleaguesSupport the overall company goals and directionsPerform other related duties as required and assignedAAP/EEO and Strong a Diverse WorkforceBrook & Whittle LTD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Brook & Whittle complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.Brook & Whittle expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Brook & Whittle LTD's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.Other DutiesPlease note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Requirements:CompetenciesYou must be able to demonstrate teamwork and team building skills in producing results by meeting organizational objectives. Capable of assessing and developing individual and team skills and capabilities, with the ability to create and maintain enthusiasm for new and challenging goals. The Plant Manager will serve as a role model by collaborating across all functions of the organization, promoting new ideas and positive change.Previous Involvement with or leading a team in LEAN process improvements or implementation is preferred.Education and Experience7-10 years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment including lean/flow manufacturing with relevant exposure to flexographic printing operation.Bachelor's Degree or 7+ years equivalent experience (significantly and directly related)Have working knowledge of lean and/or six sigma concepts with demonstrated success.Work Authorization/Security ClearanceMust be eligible to work in the United States without restriction.PI201015197

Keywords: Brook & Whittle, Chicago , Plant Manager, Professions , Northbrook, Illinois

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