Plant Manager

City:  Tacoma
State:  WA
Country/Region:  US
Description: 

PABCO Roofing is looking for our next Plant Manager. This could be you if you value building trusting, Meaningful Relationships, are an expert in strategy and efficiency, with a background in manufacturing. This is a demanding but fulfilling position in our Asphalt Shingle plant located on The Port of Tacoma. Our family-owned company values how we treat our employees and we believe that it's the people we work with that make the mission worth it. The Meaningful Relationships we build don't just stop at the door, plant management for PABCO includes fostering connections in our community with our vendors, contractors, and other manufacturers in our network.

 

The mission is to create a quality asphalt shingle in the "best" category out in the market. This is accomplished through learning our process, making recommendations for capital projects, working with plant leadership to create efficient processes in line with our Continual Improvement Value, and growing your team as a supportive leader.

 

Here are the details, we look forward to hearing from you!

 

  • Leads special projects such as plant improvements or expansions, new product design, process changes and trend analysis of production and quality.
  • Participates in the overall strategic planning for the business.
  • 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.
  • Overall responsibility for operating efficiencies and production costs.
  • 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.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, performance, development, promotion, and discipline of production employees.  Assigns objectives and conducts performance appraisals of direct reports.

 

Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

 

 

Education/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. 

 

 

Math Ability:

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

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Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

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Computer Skills:

  • Must be able to operate a personal computer and other various standard office machines and equipment necessary to complete duties.

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Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.
  • Reach with hands and arms.
  • Talk and listen.
  • Stand, walk, and sit.
  • Bend at the waist.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Travel up to 10% required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Tacoma