Plant Manager - Metals

Des Plaines, Illinois Permanent USD115,000 - USD145,000 per year
  • Annual bonus incentive - 10% target, can go as high as 20%
  • Highly vertically-integrated company, very stable

About Our Client

Our client is an ISO 9001:2015 certified leader in precision sheet metal fabrication. This organization serves a variety of industries including, but not limited to, telecom, Industrial, transportation, Energy, Medical, Electric Vehicle, and Consumer goods. Join our team and play a key role in driving the success of our manufacturing operations as we continue to grow and innovate in the metal fabrication industry.

Job Description

  • Responsible for full oversight and support of manufacturing operations
  • Lead and mentor plant personnel to achieve production targets while maintaining the highest standards of safety, quality, and efficiency
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to optimize manufacturing processes, reduce costs, and enhance productivity
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including engineering, quality assurance, and supply chain to streamline operations and meet customer requirements
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement by implementing lean manufacturing principles and fostering innovation
  • Manage plant budgets, including capital expenditures, and drive cost-saving initiatives to improve profitability
  • Manage up to 75+ Indirect Reports and 6+ department leaders

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 8+ years' experience in a metal fabrication environment
  • Working knowledge of metal fabricating equipment including: CNC turrets, lasers, welders, machining, robotics, spot welding, grinding, shearing, press brakes, electro/mechanical assembly, and powder coating
  • Experience working within an ISO 9001: 2015 environment preferred
  • Strong ability to work within a team environment
  • Leadership and People Management Experience Required
  • Able to Pass a formal Drug screening and Background Check
  • Excellent verbal, written, & interpersonal skills

What's on Offer

  • Base salary between $115,000-$145,000, depending on project experience and skills
  • Over three weeks of PTO in addition to 10 paid holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits package (Coverage for Individual & Dependents)
  • ESOP
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401(k) plan
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Production, Manufacturing
Industrial / Manufacturing
Des Plaines
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Morgan Alexander
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