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Plant Manager

Company: Lignetics Inc.
Location: Marathon
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Salary: Commensurate with experience Job Type: Full-time ** Pre-employment background check and drug screen required. Lignetics, Inc., offers clean, renewable solutions. We have 30 years of experience innovating eco-friendly essentials for everyday life. Lignetics manufactures a variety of consumer brands in several different categories including wood pellets for home heating, BBQ pellets for grilling, wood pellets and shavings for animal bedding, and a wood fiber-based cat litter. Each of our products have unique features and benefits but are all linked with a wonderful recycled, renewable, sustainable, and carbon neutral story. We turn recycled sawdust into value-add, branded consumer products. Duties and Responsibilities: Plan, direct and coordinate the operations of all major departments, including safety, production, maintenance, and processing, within company guidelines.Operate in a safe manner to the highest standards to improve our safety culture and performance throughout the facility. Embrace and model the company values at all times. Utilize problem solving skills to pursue both task-oriented work and strategic initiatives. Prioritize and prepare production schedules and communicate production goals to the appropriate departments, Analyze equipment efficiency, materials supply and coordinate manpower requirements. Manage department expenses and purchasing within budgetary guidelines.Implement process improvements that are meaningful and sustainable utilizing capital management and Management of Change (MOC processes)Manage inventory accuracy at the plant level, of both raw materials and finished goodsDevelop a workforce that is cross trained, flexible and productive. Own and drive strategic and tactical improvement processes that increase productivity and reduce costsPractice situational leadership characteristics to ensure engagement and involvement of all employees. Properly lead, train and supervise department managers, shift leads and production personnel.Assist in the research and development of new equipment, products and processes. Oversee corrective action policies and procedures, employee performance evaluations, and training schedules as needed.Other duties as assigned. Requirements:Qualifications / Education:Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing/Industrial Management or related field preferred. 10 + years of manufacturing related experience with 5+ years in a managerial/leadership role, preferably in the forest products manufacturing industry.Lean/Six Sigma Manufacturing experience a plus Must have a roll up your sleeves approach, be highly analytical and forward thinking.This is a day to day operating role but also one that requires resourcefulness, strategic thinking, and exceptional leadership and motivational skills.Requires a high degree of technical and analytical skills.? Requires the ability to do simple to complex math calculations.Must be able to work in weather extremes.Benefits:Annual BonusEmployee referral bonus program2 weeks paid time off + 2 floating holidaysMedical, Dental, and Vision Insurance (FSA & HSA options)Life insurance, short term & long-term disability401(k) with employer match & immediate vestingEmployee heating pellet programLignetics SWAG gear to include an annual pair of work boots & other PPE PI201079790

Keywords: Lignetics Inc., Green Bay , Plant Manager, Professions , Marathon, Wisconsin

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