Assistant Plant Manager - Military veterans preferred

48 Forty Solutions (


  full-time   employee

United States


The Assistant 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.

Manage the work of all production employees
Oversee production and shipping schedules based on availability of raw and finished goods
Provide hands-on leadership as a working manager
Directly responsible for all employment decisions at the facility
Support plant administration to ensure compliance to established policies
Responsible in consult with Plant Manager for the cost and yield performance of the Plant in partnership with the overall P&L
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
Deliver best operational practices and cost efficiencies across the Plant
Maintain critical quality and raw material utilization standards to maintain customer satisfaction and Plant profitability
Ensure compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures within the Plant
Provide leadership to Plant staff and effectively motivate, delegate, and monitor their activities
Assist with recruiting and to train and develop all staff
Drive efficiencies through proper transportation scheduling, dispatch, and driver management


Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience
3+ years in a plant supervisory role
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
Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulate
Repetitively lift up to 50-75 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for entire shifts of varying lengths in time
The employee is frequently required to sit, talk hear, walk and use hands to handle, feel and reach.
The noise level in the work environment is dependent on location.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (eye protection, ear protection is mandatory at several locations, safety shoes)
Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision and color vision.
Must have a good sense of balance & good eye-hand-foot coordination

Competitive Pay
Holiday Pay
Referral Bonuses
Long-Term Career Advancement
Great Team Environment
Full-time employees eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD&D and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employment