PLANT MANAGER Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling in Freeport, TX (Published at June-20-2018)

Position Summary:  Responsible for all manufacturing, maintenance, raw material/finished goods warehousing, planning/scheduling, and reliability functions.  This position will require strong leadership skills, independent thinking, strong organizational and planning abilities and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.  Specific duties include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate and ensure safety and environmental compliance through all plant operations
  • Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing and maintenance operations which ensure the most effective return on assets and meet business plan objectives
  • Develop and drive plans and processes which minimize manufacturing costs through data-based decision making including a proven track record of continuous improvement and Overall Equipment Effectiveness
  • Assure attainment of business objectives and production schedules while meeting all quality specifications
  • Implement manufacturing strategies and action plans in support of strategic initiatives
  • Establish group and individual accountabilities throughout assigned departments for problem-solving and cost reduction, both on a permanent and ad-hoc basis, depending on need
  • Encourage use of new techniques and focus on data-based problem solving
  • Manage spending against budget and in relation to changes in production volume with a focus on reducing fixed costs and creating a bias towards variable costs
  • Develop the organization and encourage professional learning along with a bias for data-based action
  • Standardize Operational Procedures
  • Identify equipment needs and capital spending requirements

 Qualifications:  Bachelor degree in addition to a minimum of 10 years’ experience within a plant environment, five of which should be a management role.  Experience in a hydrometallurgical, pyrometallurgical or chemical manufacturing facility is highly preferred.  Must have an exemplary and proven track record of safety and environmental compliance.  Candidates must be process-oriented and have strong leadership skills.



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