48forty Solutions, LLC
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

48forty Solutions is the largest pallet management services company in North America. We provide end-to-end pallet solutions, from supply to retrieval, on-site services, reverse logistics, and packaging materials. 48forty Solutions is truly Pallet Management Made Simple. Our operations workforce is the heart and soul of our business. We are currently looking for a Plant Manager

Position Purpose

The Plant Manager is responsible for assisting the General Manager in managing total plant operations and delivering superior customer satisfaction by driving results and exceeding expectations in the key areas of safety, service, quality and cost.

Major/Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the work of all production employees oversees production and shipping schedules based on availability of raw and finished goods.
  • Provide hands-on leadership as a working manager, responsible for mentoring and coaching all employees and managing employee relations issues.
  • Support plant administration to ensure compliance to established policies
  • Directly responsible for all employment decisions at the facility.
  • Responsible in consult with General Manager for the cost and yield performance of the Plant in partnership with the overall P&L of the Plant.
  • Support and implement cost control initiatives and process control within the Plant.
  • Continually review operations activities, including local transportation activities to maintain compliance with all Federal, State and local laws (OSHA, DOL, DOJ, EPA, FD)
  • Drive Safety improvements (Zero Harm) across the Plant
  • Ensure the consistent execution of all SOPs throughout the Plant and in accordance with the PMS Commercial Organization, Global Supply Chain
  • Deliver best operational practices and cost efficiencies across the Plant while maintaining critical quality and raw material utilization standards that are necessary to maintain customer satisfaction and Plant profitability.
  • Ensure compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures within the Plant
  • Implement and manage Lean opportunities to effectively eliminate waste
  • In partnership with Plant Manager, provide leadership to Plant staff to effectively recruit, train, develop, evaluate, motivate, delegate and monitor their activities
  • Drive efficiencies in asset utilization through proper transportation scheduling, dispatch, & driver management while meeting customer expectations.

Measures:

  • OSHA Incident Rate
  • Productivity/throughput
  • Production yield
  • Asset utilization
  • Profitability to budget
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Inventory reconciliation
  • Direct Cost Metrics

Scope:

  • $5-20M
  • 1 location
  • 20 direct report

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Operations/Supply Chain or related field
  • Six Sigma/Lean certification preferred

Experiences:

  • 5+ years in a plant supervisory role in an engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with private fleet management/transportation is helpful
  • Strong customer focus orientation
  • Expert people management capability including non-exempt production workforce
  • Demonstrated success in delivering strong employee relations
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Experience managing safety performance and programs
  • Understanding of supply chain practices and metrics

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Superior ability to manage people and motivate a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and strategic thinking ability

48forty Solutions offers competitive pay and benefits to all full-time employees. 48forty is also pleased to offer a full benefit package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance as well as a 401(k) retirement savings plan after 90 days.

48forty Solutions requires that none of its employees are excluded from doing business with the Federal government. All newly hired individuals are promptly screened through the E-Verify electronic employment authorization program run by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service.

  • Drug-free workplace. EOE. D/M/F/V
  • MUST be 18 years of age or older

At 48forty Solutions, we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran, or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. All employees may be required to perform duties outside their normal responsibilities, as needed.

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