Plant/Operations Manager

City:  Newark
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.


Who are we?


PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.


Here at our Newark location, we make Gypsum Wallboard. Your job as a Plant/Operations Manager is responsible for the general management of the overall plant operations, plant facility and the production of manufactured products. Responsible for managing the activities of various functions which may include some or all of the following: production, quality control, maintenance, environmental, engineering, personnel, safety, yard operators, customer service and financial operations.


Why you want to work for us!


  • Competitive Wages & Salaries
  • On the Job Training
  • Work Shoes Reimbursement
  • Promotional Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Profit Sharing & 401(k)
  • Life Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Vacation & Sick Leave
  • Family Owned Compassionate Workplace


What’s the Job?


  • Leads special projects such as plant improvements or expansions, new product design, process changes and trend analysis of production and quality.
  • Provides overall direction and management of production of finished products, process improvements and materials usage; schedules overall monthly production to ensure the most efficient utilization of facilities as related to inventory requirements; establishes production plans for manufacturing ensuring operational goals are met.
  • Manages the plant operations, staff, facility and equipment; recommends and may develop AFE’s (Authorization for Fund Expenditure) for the purchase of new or improved capital equipment; establishes the priority of maintenance activity and recommends maintenance materials to be used, methods of repair, preventive maintenance programs and downtime scheduling; reviews physical plant for unsafe conditions, deterioration and general plant cleanliness.
  • May have significant responsibilities as it relates to raw material negotiations and vendor relationships.
  • May also have responsibilities as they relate to utility scheduling and balancing; reviews PUC dockets and file docket interventions.
  • Ensures that all health, safety and environmental programs are in compliance; responsible for maintaining equipment and facilities in accordance with company specifications for cleanliness and are in compliance with environmental laws.
  • Monitors quality control including customer relations, product specifications and finish product quality; assists with production complaints; interacts with the sales and marketing organization to ensure customer satisfaction through quality products and services.
  • Manages and reviews accounting procedures including annual budget preparation and monthly financial and operations reporting; participates in monthly accounting close and variance report preparation; reviews monthly financial statements with top management.
  • May have responsibility for approving payables, payroll, petty cash, etc.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • Travel up to 10% required.


You and your experience:




  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A. or B.S.) from four-year college or university; and
  • five (5) years related experience and/or training; or
  • equivalent combination of education and experience.



 Communication Ability:


  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.
  • Ability to write complex reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, boards of directors, and public groups.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.




PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.