Plant Manager, Thermoforming
Job Opportunity at KLA Industries

Posted on Aug 9

http://www.klaindustries.com    513-939-3560

Location: Orlando, FL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4165604

Plant Manager – Thermoforming, Blow Molding, Injection Molding
Company:  My client is a leading manufacturer and a recognized leader in their marketplace for high quality, rigid plastic containers. Their capabilities are far and wide with injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and even printing which allows them to offer more solutions to their customers and keep a competitive edge in the industry. They have been in business for 50 years, with 3 manufacturing sites in the US producing over 120 million in revenue and continues to grow! They strive to stay innovative in their product offerings, use several different materials, and are dedicated to the environment by using post-consumer plastics and bio-resins.
  • Company is committed to the growth of the organization and is willing to invest money back into the company and the team
  • Innovative solutions, advanced technology, and excellent customer service
  • Company is supported by a strong, family-friendly, culture and core values that drive individual contribution, team work, empowerment, growth, and leadership
  • They offer generous base salaries, bonus, 401K, benefits, and relocation
Your unique role with the company will be as the highest leader in the plant for daily operations, engineering, quality, and maintenance. You will work to help this company grow by facilitating expansion projects and continuing to drive LEAN, Six Sigma solutions on the floor. We need a strong leader, effective communicator, who has experience in creating a world class manufacturing process. This position is highly visible, overseeing their largest facility and you will collaborate often with Corporate. You will be tasked with implementing policies and procedures that drive individual performance and a continuous improvement mentality. This role will report to the Director of Operations.
We are seeking strong leaders that are capable of growing with this company!  You will need to have the ability to lead, motivate and inspire others to perform at a high level every day. You will have responsibility for the entire plant and P&L.
Background Profile:
  • 5+ years experience in plastic manufacturing environment - thermoforming, vacuum forming, sheet extrusion, injection molding, or blow molding
  • 5+ years experience as a leader, with proven results in using LEAN tools
  • Technical degree preferred but will consider equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in problem resolution on the manufacturing floor
  • Advanced experience with driving culture change and good manufacturing practices
This position is located in Orlando, FL. Orlando is home to about a dozen well known theme parks like Walt Disney World, The Magic Kingdom, and Epcot! They have a low unemployment rate, strong and growing community with a reasonable cost of living, but undoubtedly a great place to raise a family. It is also an area known for year-round great weather and you are only a couple hours away from several of the most beautiful beaches in the Atlantic and can take weekend trips to the Ocean!
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