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Plant Manager

Houston (East), TX

Posted: 12/20/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Management Job Number: 17292 Pay Rate: $90,000 – $120,000 (Depending on Experience) + Bonus

Plant Manager

Position Location: Houston, TX (East)

Position Type: Direct Hire

Position Salary:  $90,000 - $120,000 (Depending on Experience) + Bonus


  • Responsible for the safe manufacturing of high quality products in an efficient, productive and cost-effective manner while being highly customer service oriented internally and externally. 
  • Provides leadership, coaching and development to his/her direct reports (Production, Maintenance & Administration) to promote the company core values and support the achievement of the company objectives.
  • Plays a key role in defining and exemplifying the performance culture of the plant and inspiring all of the plant employees in the achievement of greater results.
  • Be an effective member of the larger Operations Team and support the company growth vision and to create the desired performance culture
  • Lead the process of systems development, implementation and management including audits and compliance measures.
  • Improve plant performance and consistency of results through employee development, preventive maintenance, process improvements & capital projects implementation.
  • Create a culture of continuous improvement and engagement by all people to make processes more efficient.
  • Build and deliver the budgeted costs including P&L’s, all budgeting activities, and on-going cost management.
  • Support the execution of all current capital projects and the development and justification of all future capital projects.
  • Take charge of all employee related matters including hiring, training, coaching & development, performance management, communications and formal/informal rewards. 
  • Foster a positive team ethos geared towards profitability satisfying customer requirements and a sense of urgency to address customer concerns.
  • Other duties and projects as required.


  • 4-year bachelor’s Degree a minimum; Engineering or Technical degree preferred
  • 7+ years experience managing in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong financial acumen in support of budgeting/ P&L activities and investment justification is a must
  • Strong capital planning and execution experience is required
  • Prior background with lean six sigma working knowledge and track record of results is necessary for the role
  • A successful track record in developing and implementing effective manufacturing systems (QMS, CMMS, ERP, HS&E, MES, KPI Reporting, etc.) is an asset
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written are needed
  • Effective time management, job task planning, and organizing skills are needed
  • Energizing leadership and inspirational people skills and strong motivational capabilities
  • Previous experience with management of rapid change in a high growth environment would be an asset
  • Ability and availability to travel as needed


  • Full Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Bonus
  • PTO

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within 3 weeks of submitting your application

Daniel Heidrick
Recruiter - Murray Technical

Specializing in placing talent in Engineering, Manufacturing, and Operations roles.

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