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SAFCO PRODUCTS COMPANY Plant Manager - Safco Products in MILFORD, Iowa

Plant Manager - Safco Products Job Location305 Q Avenue, Milford, IAHours/Shift(s):1st Shift - M-F (7:00 AM - 3:00 PM)Position TypeFull-Time/RegularAs the Plant Manager with Safco Products, you will direct and coordinate plant operations at on of our manufacturing facilities. You will ensure objectives are achieved at the lowest cost, consistent with customer delivery and quality requirements.This full-time position reports directly to the VP of Operations and is located at Safco's manufacturing plant in Milford, Iowa.Required SkillsIN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:Plan, organize, direct, and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed customer expectationsIncrease production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standardsBe responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shippingAllocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal resultsImplement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focusMonitor operations and trigger corrective actionsSupport and enhance a Behavior Based Safety CultureDevelop systems and processes that track and optimize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)Foster an environment that encourages employee engagementDrive a continuous improvement culture with employeesManage strategy and execution in alignment with division business objectivesOther duties as assigned.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:Manager proper capacity, utilization, productivity, and cost efficiency at the plantSafety leader. Responsible for driving and supporting a safe culture.Manage capital expenditure for the plant.Develop employees and build succession plans.QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing or related discipline.10+ years progressive operational leadership experienceExperience in gathering and implementing labor standards.Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.Must be able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.Ability to lift up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis.Must be able to efficiently organize and manage multiple priorities.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Exhibit high attention to detail and exercise sound judgment in decisions.Strong problem solving and analytical skills.Lean Six Sigma experience a plus.COMPETENCIES/TALENTS/PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:Communicates the need for change in a way that gains commitment, enables others to see future possibilities, and brings others along.Deeply cares about the needs of the customers and creates a line of sight to the customer for others.Drive for results through meaningful and purposeful actions.Creates a climate where people want to do their best by gaining commitment and showing empathy.ABOUT OUR COMPANY:Safco offers an array of furniture solutions to create top-notch spaces everyone will be talking about. The team delivers a memorable experience because they truly care about how and where people work. To create work spaces that energize and inspire people, they use market knowledge and employee know-how to spread workspace product innovation. Safco is committed to excellence in serving our customers for the long-term and building strong relationships.As part of the Liberty Diversified International (LDI) family of companies, Safco's headquarters are based in Minneapolis, Minnesota with manufacturing and distribution centers in Iowa, Virginia, California and Georgia. The LDI family of companies includes Liberty Packaging, Liberty Paper, Liberty Plastics (Custom Solutions and Quarrix Building Products) and Safco.Liberty Diversified International is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, sexual orientation, national origin,