Plant Manager

AP Professionals
October 23, 2023
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AP Professionals of Rochester is partnering with a manufacturing company in search of a Plant Manager. The Plant Manager provide overall leadership and direction for the manufacturing of filters and the production team.


  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility, ensuring that production processes are efficient, cost-effective, and meet quality standards.
  • Manage production schedules, inventory levels, and production capacity.
  • Provide visionary leadership, mentorship, and conflict management to a diverse group of manufacturing professionals, fostering an environment of mutual respect and continuous growth.
  • Manage the supply chain, including sourcing raw materials, managing suppliers, and coordinating logistics to ensure a steady flow of materials for production.
  • Ensure that products meet quality standards and that quality control processes are in place and effective.
  • Implement and maintain quality management systems like ISO standards.
  • Ensure that products meet quality standards and that quality control processes are in place and effective. This may involve implementing and maintaining quality management systems like ISO standards.
  • Monitor and control production costs to ensure that the manufacturing process remains cost-effective and efficient.
  • Identify and Develop strategies and opportunities to improve margins by implementing cost saving opportunities.
  • Lead and manage a team of managers and supervisors, including production managers, quality control managers, engineering and others.
  • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies that align with the company's overall business goals and objectives.
  • Identify areas for process improvement and implementing lean manufacturing principles or other methodologies to enhance efficiency and productivity.
  • Recommend, Develop, and implement measures to improve production methods and equipment performance.
  • ¬†Identify and mitigate risks associated with manufacturing operations, such as supply chain disruptions, equipment failures, and market fluctuations.
  • Stay current with technological advancements in manufacturing and assess potential benefits to the company.
  • Coordinate with VP to implement new processes and controls to streamline and optimize production.
  • Oversee the facilities and structure of 2 sites and develop opportunities to optimize and consolidate production processes.


  • BS Degree in business or engineering desired


  • Minimum 10 years work experience in manufacturing setting
  • Minimum of 5 years with management responsibilities

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Manufacturing and/or mechanical background
  • Ability to perform complex math calculations
  • Operate computer system
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Experience working with quality and safety standards within a manufacturing environment
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