Plant Manager - Manufacturing

Location: Los Angeles
Posted: about 1 year ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Disciplines, Sectors, Operations and Technology Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Kathryn Williams
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Kathryn Williams

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Job Description

Our client is a groundbreaking consumer goods and e-commerce start-up looking for an entrepreneurial / ambitious leader to transform their flagship facility.

The Plant Manager is someone that will be responsible for full end to end ownership of the budget, P&L, and someone that will direct and manage all plant operations. This person will be also be the main driver of the continuous improvement program that will optimize day to day operations and assure quality standards through Lean principles. Due to the growth, there is much room for career progression for this person into broader regional and corporate leadership roles as well as equity into the business. 

Key requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Masters required, LEAN education confirmed
  • 5-7 years of experience in fast-paced manufacturing environment
  • 5-7 years of experience directing, creating, and coaching a large team
  • Ability to be operate in all stages of a plant operations when there is ambiguity and limited direction
  • Strong organization skills and willingness to roll up sleeves / wear multiple hats
  • Strong background within continuous improvement / lean manufacturing

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