Plant Manager (Management & Executives)

Full Time

  Top Wood Jobs

  Colorado, Colorado, United States

Job#180912PM – Plant Manager – Colorado
Location: United States
Wage: $90-125k/year depending on experience plus bonus
Education Required: High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Years Experience Required: 3 years experience in a wood processing Plant Management role

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The Plant Manager will provide plant management at this small wood processing facility in Colorado. This will be a hands on Plant Manager job working with a staff less than 20 employees with the plant running two 12 hour shifts 5 days per week.


  • Develop, implement and document a process management schedule
  • Increase capacity of plant
  • Manage plant production goals and unit costs
  • Build and implement operational budget
  • Assist with implementation of annual operation and Capex budgets
  • Develop and implement a critical wear parts inventory and replacement system
  • Oversee labor management
  • Implement official documemtation for current and future processes being used in the facility
  • Assist in building and fostering the right work environment and culture
  • Foster a well-trained and motivated staff
  • Effectively communicate and work with customers and suppliers regarding material and logistic issues
  • Negotiate favorable terms with vendors
  • Provide leadership support for all receiving activities to insure on-time delivery
  • Perform analysis as required for material variances and identify root causes and implement corrective actions.
  • Identify and suggest areas for continuous improvement within the factory (i.e. signage, layouts, systems, processes, product organization, etc.)
  • Provide assistance with PLCs and control systems
  • Assit with high level machical issues at plant
  • Drive new and existing processes through to plant staff
  • Conduct employee performance reviews 


  • 3 years experience in a wood processing Plant Management role
  • High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Strong maintenance background.
  • Basic undeerstanding of PLC and control systems
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Demonstrated resolve of complex system issues
  • Ability to analyze current systems and make suggestions for improvement
  • Experience implementing material systems and business processes
  • Creative problem solver
  • Ability to effectively interact and lead people
  • Experienced system knowledge
  • A demonstrated performance record
  • Detail oriented, well organized and logical
  • Ability to perform in high pressure situations
  • Finger on pulse of business to maintain control on a daily basis
  • Good work ethic; high level of compliance to systems
  • Integrity – adhering to high ethical principles and professional standards
  • Trustworthiness – Being honest and dependable in earning the confidence of others
  • The Will to Win – being tenaciously driven to accomplish stated objectives
  • Ability to understand core manufacuring issues and ability to create and implement solutions.