Plant Manager

Atlanta, GA
Full Time

Reports To:  VP of Manufacturing

Job Summary:
The Plant Manager is responsible for all operations at the Atlanta multi-shift facility with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality, safety, and other production-related activities.

Essential Duties and Functions:
•    Direct and manage operations for production, maintenance, safety, and shipping/receiving.
•    Coordinate production activities through the planning and process control to ensure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective
•    Develop and control continuous improvement methodologies including Six Sigma, Lean and ISO.
•    Implement cost effective systems of control over operating expenditures, manpower, and wages. 
•    Manage capital asset maintenance. 
•    Establish and monitor overall plant performance for safety, production, and quality standards.
•    Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight, and repair expenses.
•    Maintain existing equipment; replace and or make adjustments to plant and equipment when necessary.
•    Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
•    Interpret and administer company policies.
•    Implement and maintain preventative maintenance programs. 
•    Incorporate plant floor organization and cleanliness among plant personnel.
•    Provide direction, development, and leadership to production supervisors. 
•    Manage plant personnel, of approximately 50 employees, in multi department facility including hiring, training and performance evaluations.
•    All other duties assigned by Management.

Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has supervisory responsibilities.

Education and Experience:
•    Several years plant/general management experience in a label converting environment.  Degree is a plus.  Radius ERP experience a major PLUS.
•    Proven safety record with experience implementing Company, OSHA and WC regulations.
•    Extensive flexographic label printing management experience is required.  HP Indigo, ETI Cohesio, & Shrink Sleeve experience a plus.
•    Experience with GMP, Six Sigma, Lean and ISO practices and procedures.
•    Printer/flexo/digital print/Coater machine operating skills desired.

Expected Skills and Behaviors:
•    Proven analytical, communication and mechanical skills. 
•    Good organizational, planning and leadership abilities.
•    Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use of Microsoft Office Products to analyze data and trends.  Radius converting ERP
      experience desired.
•    Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to interact and communicate with customers and other General Data team members.
•    Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines in an environment with competing priorities.
•    Ability to take initiative and interact with all levels of management.
•    Previous experience/best practices implementing and using continuous improvement/lean tools such as Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean,
     ISO, etc. to drive improvement.

Travel:  Travel requirements are very limited. Some out-of-the-area and occasional overnight travel may be expected. 

Benefits:  Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, Basic Life and Voluntary Life, Short and Long Term Disability, 401K Retirement Plan, Vacation time, Personal time, and Holiday pay. 

Expected Salary:  Range is $100k+ (depending on qualifications)

Please send your resume and salary requirements to:
General Data Company, Inc. Headquarters
4354 Ferguson Drive Cincinnati, OH 45245
Attn: Human Resources
Fax (513) 965-3623