Plant Manager
(Midwest)

About The Company

Founded over 30 years ago, privately held with multiple locations in the U.S, my client leads the way in designing, developing, and manufacturing injection-molded products for the Automotive, and Consumer Products industries.


They are a leader in advanced injection molding, integrated glass systems and various other capabilities in fabrication & assembly- Their injection molding specialties include two-shot / multi-shot molding, gas-assist molding, applique molding, over injection and insert molding.


Since their inception, they have offered a full-service development process, helping their customers design, and produce their components and because of the changing, highly customized nature of its work, they have remained flexible in all parts of their business.

Your Unique Role

Join an industry leader in injection molding manufacturing and grow a plant to the next level!


Reporting directly to the President, you will be responsible for the entire plant and will manage the manufacturing operations ensuring workplace safety, customer satisfaction, clean/orderly operations, maximize operational efficiency, minimize quality issues, control cost and achieve consistent profitability. Overall, you will be a hands-on leader while running the plant.

  • Direct all functional activities of the plant in the areas of production, manufacturing engineering, process engineering, quality assurance, inventory control, purchasing, shipping/receiving, tool maintenance, staffing, and customer service.
  • Manage manufacturing schedules based on sales requirements and plant capacity to maximize machine and labor utilization.
  • Control quality, cost of production, warehousing, receiving and shipping of raw materials, using a variety of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma principles and techniques.
  • Oversee the maintenance of buildings and equipment and plant security and protection.
  • Establish goals, performance targets, and performance standards for manufacturing functions.
  • Develop processes and methods for creating and maintaining an organized, clean, high performance manufacturing facility.
  • Oversee the site management of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, problem resolution, and the recommendation of personnel actions as needed.

What Is In It For You

  • World Class Medical Benefits
  • Full Relocation
  • Innovative and dynamic culture that is on the cutting edge of advancing technology
  • Significant path for career growth and advancement

Seeking a Candidate With:

  • Previous leadership in an Injection molding manufacturing environment
  • Solid background of technical Injection Molding
  • Experience implementing lean six sigma projects in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Success in leading teams, including consensus building, openness to new ideas, and the ability to motivate.

Location Information

  • Midwest
  • Midwestern area with year round outdoor activities including parks, lakes, and home to several colleges.
  • The culture of craft inspires breweries, restaurants, and people. 
  • This is a place with small town charm and big city amenities and a short drive to several other great destinations.

Chris Lincoln

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455 Delta Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45226
www.klaindustries.com
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