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Lippert Components, Inc. Plant Manager in Yoder, Indiana

OVERVIEWless thanbr> The Plant Manager is responsible for managing and leading manufacturing department group leaders, team leaders, and team members for assigned areas/shift to ensure safety, quality, positive work environment, customer requirements, and manufacturing needs are met. Provide leadership and motivation to direct reports in manufacturing system that emphasizes safety, quality, customer satisfaction, accuracy, productivity, cost reduction, housekeeping, efficiency, training, teamwork, and morale.less thanbr> Essential Functionsless thanbr>Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.less thanbr> * Ensure manufacturing operations are running effectively in the areas of safety, quality, efficiency/productivity, cost, and team member morale.less thanbr> * Provide direction and motivation to group leaders focusing on safety, quality, efficiency, cost, and morale.less thanbr> * Conduct daily manufacturing production area audits to ensure procedures for safety, quality, equipment, and training are being followed and all aspects of manufacturing are effective including correcting sub-standards.less thanbr> * Lead development of Manufacturing Managers.less thanbr> * Implement short and long term corrective actions for manufacturing problems.less thanbr> * Ensure all departmental procedures are compliant with quality and environmental management systems and programs.less thanbr> * Monitor daily build sheets and analyze efficiency rates and downtime to ensure customer requirements are being met.less thanbr> * Coordinate and maintain standardization of processes/methods.less thanbr> * Lead identification of manufacturing problems and eliminate waste.less thanbr> * Develops, leads, monitors, and participates in a Manufacturing continuous improvement system.less thanbr> * Implement, monitor, and maintain a clean, organized department.less thanbr> * Assists Manufacturing Managers in developing, planning, and maintaining the budget including making adjustments to achieve targets.less thanbr> * Review and track Manufacturing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) including leading problem solving for negative trends or goals not met.less thanbr> * Participates in management discussions and planning sessions to help formulate cost reduction, product improvement, and problem solving activities.less thanbr> * Develops and maintains positive team member relations centered on mutual trust, dignity, respect, fairness, consistency, two-way communication, teamwork, and harmony.less thanbr> * Provides direction and motivation to team members emphasizing quality, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction, safety and health, and morale.less thanbr> * Ensures further development of group leaders, team leaders, and team members through performance evaluation, development of training plans, feedback, coaching, corrective action, and cascade training. Update team member training matrix and schedule any needed training.less thanbr> Competenciesless thanbr> * Communication Proficiency/Coaching.less thanbr> * Organizational Skills.less thanbr> * Staffing.less thanbr> * Initiative.less thanbr> * Thoroughness.less thanbr> * Time Management.less thanbr> * Management Proficiency.less thanbr> * Financial Planning and Strategy.less thanbr> * Process Improvement.less thanbr> * Decision Making.less thanbr> * Strategic Planning.less thanbr> * Quality Management/Control.less thanbr> Supervisory Responsibilityless thanbr> This position has the following positions reporting to it:less thanbr> * Group Leaderless thanbr> * Production Supervisorless thanbr> * Quality Supervisorless thanbr> Physical Demandsless thanbr>The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.less thanbr> While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very acti