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Production Manager/Plant Superintendent

Posted 1 year ago in Manufacturing/Operations

for a Production Manager/Plant Superintendent with a well-established company
120 employees
up to 85Kk plus bonus of 10%
Bilingual Strongly Preferred
Union Experience Strongly Preferred

Eduction- Must have a BS Degree.

Broad Function and Objective of Position

The Plant Superintendent will direct the manufacturing and distribution functions of this plant.

This manufacturing manager will assure timely and efficient production in this fast-paced assembly plant of about 120 associates. His/hers main function is to assure timely and efficient production and distribution of high-quality products at the least cost while preserving plant assets.

Principal Accountabilities

Directly supervises all production and shipping supervisors with respect to production volume, cost and quality of production and meeting production schedules and delivery dates.
1. Trains, coaches and evaluates supervisory and hourly personnel, ensuring maximum efficiency and productivity,
2. Monitors and ensures efficient utilization of equipment and facilities, including housekeeping.
3. Confers with Plant Manager in establishing working schedules for all production departments.
4. Responsible for creating a safe working environment, ensuring implementation of plant safety policies, procedures and programs and adhering to requirement under EPA, DOT, OSHA, and flammability standards.
5. Assures adherence to standard operating practices/methods and maintaining the incentive and day work wage systems.
6. Develops and maintains a positive working relationship with hourly workforce - employee relations, discipline and complaint procedures.
7. Adheres to budgetary limitations for all departments including maintenance supplies.
8. Supervises equipment/facility maintenance operations including preventive maintenance and housekeeping programs.
9. Recommends equipment and/or layout changes, production methods or material handling procedures
10. Recommends purchase of new capital equipment.
11. Responsible for meeting annual affirmative actions goals for hourly staff.
12. Fills in for Plant Manager/Asst. Plant Manager on all factory-related responsibilities in his/her absence.
13. Assists other manufacturing plants in factory operations on an as needed basis.

Keywords: Plant Superintendent, Assistant Plant Manager, Manufacturing, Degree, Production Supervisor, Manufacturing Manager, Plant Shift Manager, assembly


1. Reports directly to the Plant Manager
2. (4) Production Supervisors Report Directly to the Plant Superintendent
3. (1) Shipping Supervisor Reports Directly
4. Approximately (120) Indirect Subordinates
5. Union experience helpful

Bachelor Degree and (5) or more years experience in a manufacturing environment which must include at least five years as supervisor.


Jeff Thompson
SR.Executive Recruiting Consultant
Technical Employment Services, Inc., Founded in 1981
9110 Tyler Boulevard
Mentor, OH. 44060

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