General Plant Manager

  • Indianapolis, IN
  • professional

The 1st Employment Professional Placement Division is seeking a plant manager in Indianapolis, IN.

Pay: $60,000 – $70,000/Year

Full Time

Summary of Position:

The General/Plant Manager is responsible for directing and managing daily plant operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality, safety and other production related activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and incorporates ‘safety’ as a culture and a strategy in all aspects of the plant and demands focused safety results and quality results from the entire organization.
  • Delivers strong financial results, sets the vision for the warehouse, involves and engages internal/external customers in this vision.
  • Leads and manages the warehouse in achieving and sustaining improving performance and profits.
  • Manages the day-to-day warehouse technical organization and is responsible to deliver maximum equipment/system uptime through the application of lean concepts and tools
  • Communicates positively the business processes, vision and strategy to all employees and will be seen and act as a leader locally.
  • Implements corporate rules of action, directives, strategies and philosophies and ensures adherence to the warehouse level.
  • Develops, mentors and trains direct reports and oversees these activities conducted by the direct reports.
  • Review production costs and product quality and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the warehouse.
  • Develops and deploys overall plant technical strategies and tactics focused on operations, safety, energy usage, engineering projects, maintenance and warehouse improvements that improve the warehouse performance.
  • Uses experiences to optimize equipment and processes to reduce cost, maximize asset utilization and increase warehouse capacity.
  • Evaluates, investigates, implements and executes Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Programs.
  • Maintains programs and policies to ensure a highly effective and motivated workforce.
  • Participates in preparation of the operation budget and is responsible for operation of the warehouse within the budget.
  • Recommends capital budgets to management.
  • Initiates and carries out projects that improve efficiency and/or reduce operating costs.
  • Participates in the creation, approval and leads the implementation of warehouse related projects.
  • Responsible for all facets of project management.



  • Bachelor Degree (Business)

Other Skills:

  • Previous experience required
  • Good leadership skills
  • Ability to manage a crew in a high volume area.
  • Ability to work independently, strong organizational skills and adaptable to changing assignments.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform as a team member in a group environment.
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and MS Word preferred.


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