Job Description

Plant Manager

Location: Durant, MS

About the job: Market leading company in the plastic homewares, drinkware & children’s products industry.  This role is responsible for a new injection & blow molding operation that has recently opened for operation.  The Plant Manager will lead daily operations in addition to playing a key role in the activities surrounding the turn up of additional machines and the staffing of the operation.

Job Description:

  • Provide on-site leadership for process technicians, maintenance techs & warehousing personnel. This is a new plant and will need a “roll up the sleeves” type leader that can be “hands on” when needed.
  • Assist with the process of turning up the remaining machines and hire talented process techs to run blow molding and injection molding equipment.
  • Facilitate design and manufacturing of molds and tooling, through the test and approval process of molds
  • Responsible for job scheduling and machine utilization
  • Maintain and monitor working environment to ensure safety of employees
  • Oversee and supervise inventory control and shipping activities of Injection Molding customer production
  • Prepare and submit production data and monthly summaries
  • Interface with selected customers

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in the injection or blow molding industry.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in plastic industry

Salary: $130 - $150,000

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