Plant Manager in McMinnville, OR at Carlisle Construction Materials

Date Posted: 7/25/2018

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Job Summary:

Carlisle Construction Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leading diversified manufacturer of premium building products and related technology, has an immediate opening for a Plant Manager in its McMinnville, OR location. The Plant Manager has the responsibility to manage long term strategies and day to day responsibilities of the manufacturing location. Major responsibilities include ensuring on time deliveries, product quality, cost management, plant safety, customer service, supplier selection and employee relations. The Plant Manager oversees all activities that take place and all products produced at the McMinnville location and is charged with constantly trying to promote a Lean Manufacturing environment.

Primary Job Responsibilities

Develop a manufacturing team to provide exceptional customer service at the lowest possible cost while maintaining a safe work environment. Specific duties include employee development/training, plant scheduling, interviewing, hiring/firing, customer contact, root cause analysis, financial tracking, safety implementation, supplier evaluation, and process improvement.

Implementation of Lean Manufacturing. This includes orderly housekeeping (5S), adequate inventory turns, throughput time reduction, and advanced manufacturing techniques. The Plant Manager is expected to be the “champion” of Lean Manufacturing at their facility.

Inventory control. This involves ordering all raw materials, supplies, and finished goods. The Plant Manager is also responsible for implementation of an inventory audit procedure to ensure accurate inventories are maintained at all times.

Creating an environment for success among supervisory and production employees. It is pertinent that the Plant Manager convey an attitude that is positive and confident. He/she must direct their staff to achieve their highest level of performance while treating them with respect and dignity.

Interaction with the rest of the company. Work with purchasing, environmental, health & safety, engineering, human resources, and corporate staff. The Plant Manager will be called upon to be the local expert for their plant regarding these topics.


Minimum Job Requirements:


•         Bachelor’s degree in industrial or mechanical engineering from an accredited university is required


•         Minimum of 8 years of upper level plant management experience.


•         EPS and Lean manufacturing experience are highly preferred.

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