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POSTED 09/14/2023

Assistant Plant Manager

Location: River Falls, WI
Assistant Plant Manager – Direct Hire
River Falls, WI
Currently looking for a skilled individual to fill a direct hire Assistant Plant Manager opening with a company in River Falls, WI. Interested candidates should have 3 years of Supervisory/Management experience in a Manufacturing environment, along with excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.
Assistant Plant Manager Job Description:
  • Manage and evaluate production schedule and machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime.
  • Drive improvement of day-to-day production quotas, quality, delivery, and inventory.
  • Oversee a workforce of 40 employees on the shop floor.
  • Ensure proper safety policies and procedures are followed.
  • Lead and develop training for employees.
  • Proactively communicate any obstacles with management and collaborate on solutions.
  • Generate engineering change orders for any inaccuracies in the production engineering.
  • Fill in for various Shop Supervisors as backups when they are not available to work.
  • Responsible for product flow and personnel set-ups to maintain high efficiency.
  • Directs processes of building, machining, finishing and shipment of manufactured products.
  • Performs quality checks on products and parts prior to shipment
Assistant Plant Manager Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management preferred or related or work experience
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 3+ years' experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 1+ years' experience in a management/supervisory role
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees
  • Excellent time and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA and safety regulations
  • Experience working in the millwork industry
  • Experience working with Lean principles
The starting salary for the Assistant Plant Manager position is $80,000-$90,000 annually.