Assistant Plant Manager

Cartersville, Georgia

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Carlisle is a global leader in the building materials industry. We've been around for more than 100 years, and our customers know us for our superior products, remarkable service and groundbreaking innovations. In just the past six years, our company has grown by nearly 70%. If you thrive in a fast-paced, innovation-driven environment, you may be a great fit for our team. We are looking for an Assistant Plant Manager for our Cartersville, GA polyurethane manufacturing facility.

Primary Function

Responsible for the supervision and management of the manufacturing processes, as well as oversight of the physical plant. Provides leadership to the team to accomplish training objectives and meet production schedules in a safe, timely and efficient manner. Facilitates problem solving and interprets data to support decision making. Promotes a high level of teamwork both on and among shifts, as well as between departments. Responsible for maintaining records to comply with company procedures and apply policies and rules in a fair manner while fostering a participative, yet structured environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Partners with the Plant Manager to drive a strong personal safety, process safety, and environmental improvement plan to achieve EH&S goals and ensure compliance with regulatory and permit requirements & Carlisle standards.
* Relentlessly pursues maximum plant reliability to reduce department unplanned events and support safe operations. Teaches and encourages behaviors to support reliable operations.
* Demonstrates strong people leadership that drives the operations crew to results.
* Shows courageous leadership by coaching, asking questions, and intervening when needed. Challenges status quo and past norms to make the operation more safe, effective and cost efficient.
* Keeps active field presence and assesses work activities routinely to maintain awareness of plant needs and understanding of personnel behaviors.
* Inspires and motivates the organization through leadership and strong connection with the team fostering an empowered organization. Shows appreciation for employees and maintains a servant leadership mindset.
* Ensures operators are on-boarded and trained via a comprehensive plant training program to maximize their opportunity for success and increase plant expertise.
* Take accountability for maintaining and improving the expertise, training and performance of operators, ensuring that appropriate knowledge remains within the facility.
* Resolves operation discipline issues and escalates to proper channels where needed.
* Takes action in partnership with the Plant Manager to maximize contribution to financial results through productivity improvements and cost reduction.
* Develops financial acumen skills across the organization (operators, engineers, maintenance, day staff, etc.) to accelerate profitability and productivity.
* Holds self and others accountable for return on investment of projects, and ensures compliance with financial reporting rules/practices within the facility.
* Optimizes the relationship between quality, productivity and profitability for their facility.
* Supports and drives continuous improvement by being active and ensuring operations participation in Kaizen sessions and plant improvements.
* Supports Plant Manager to provide motivation, explanation, context, and communication purpose of messages to the organization.

Position requirements include:

* Knowledge of manufacturing processes and products, as well as quality systems and associated literacy of SPC, SOP's, process specifications, etc.
* Knowledge of government regulations as they relate to people, plant & process operations such as FMLA, OSHA, FLSA, ADA, Workers' Comp, EPA, etc.
* Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma methodologies
* Financial and accounting familiarity including budgeting, cost control, financial data and project justification
* Overall understanding of the logistics process including raw material and finished goods shipments and customer service
* Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite
* Strong knowledge and experience working in an ERP system, preferably SAP
* Strong oral & written communication skills including the ability to speak in front of groups and make effective presentations
* Good organizational skills along with effective time management
* Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to make decisions under a variety of circumstances

Education: Bachelor's degree in a business or engineering-related field

Equivalency: Associates degree, plus 5-10 years of leadership experience in progressively more demanding roles

Experience: Minimum of five years in a manufacturing environment with proven experience in one or more leadership positions. 2-5 years previous supervisory/leadership experience in Plant Operations.

Come work with an industry leader! When you join Carlisle, you become part of a team that looks out for you, listens to your ideas, and appreciates your work. We think we have something special here, and our employees seem to agree. Employees also enjoy some of these great benefits!

Time Off - Hard work should be rewarded. You will receive paid vacation, paid sick time, and a generous number of paid holidays.

Healthcare - We offer multiple options. Choose the one that fits your lifestyle. Carlisle picks up a generous amount of the cost.

Retirement - Save for your retirement with a traditional or Roth 401k. We offer a very attractive matching contribution.

Training - We believe in being lifelong learners and offer dozens of training programs in virtual and in-person formats.

Tuition Reimbursement - Ready to advance your education? We will pick up 90% of your tuition and provide a generous allowance for books.

Idea Teams - You can be part of helping us solve some of our toughest challenges or maybe even develop the next breakthrough innovation!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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