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Plant Manager

Kelly Services
Waco, TX 76702
Plant Manager (Waco, Texas)

Our client, a leading manufacturer of lawn and garden watering products, is currently hiring a Plant Manager for their Waco, Texas facility. This role is a new position created due to growth at this facility (production has tripled in the past two years, managing the plant remotely from global headquarters is no longer an option).

In this role Plant Manager will support a team focused on manufacturing hoses in a highly challenging and rewarding environment. This position reports to the Vice President of Operations.

Primary functions and duties:

Ensure and promote the safety of all employees to the highest level.

Responsible for contributing to, and implementing operational strategies consistent with the business strategy to improve operational efficiencies and effectiveness.

Identify and develop talent in organization, focusing on career progression, succession planning, knowledge transfer, and increasing organizational capacity and capability.

Lead a culture of Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) to identify and prioritize areas of improvement for the plant.

Identify and implement new process improvement opportunities in the areas of throughput, quality, cost, performance, and safety.

Lead and apply continuous improvement, value creation, and financial acumen skills to accelerate profitability and lower manufacturing costs of the facility.

Conduct review and maintenance of Key Performance Indicator (KPI) trends to ensure optimum performance.

Active participant in developing and implementing Capex projects.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

B.S. in related field preferred.

Minimum 7 years hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment.

Full P&L and budgetary responsibility required.

Experience leading a 24x7 operation preferred.

Extrusion, plastics, assembly, and/ or cutting- application experience.

Knowledge of plastics extrusion, twin-screw extrusion

Demonstrated ability to create and implement innovative solutions to complex problems.

Demonstrated ability to establish new culture in an operations facility and be an effective driver of change.

Strong ability to identify, develop and encourage talent.

Proven ability to measure performance and deliver against objectives.

Excellent oral and written communications skills, with ability to influence all levels of the organization.


**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-09-12 Expires: 2022-10-13

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