Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Thursday, September 7, 2023
As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company. Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence. We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers. Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.
At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers - large and small - package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.
At PCA, you'll find the best people in the industry operating in a "golden rule" culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.
As one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.
People * Customers * Trust
We are seeking resumes for a Plant Manager in our Hexacomb Kalamazoo, MI facility.
Hexacomb is a leader in kraft paper-based honeycomb protective packaging product and serves key industries that value product protection coupled with environmental sustainability. This includes furniture, consumer, automotive, textile, food, building products, energy, glass, and industrial. Hexacomb has seven manufacturing plants in North America.
The Plant Manager has total performance and results responsibility of all the functional areas of the plant. The Plant Manager has the overall responsibility for the safety, direction, planning and organization of the production and administrative functions of the plant.
Establishes performance and development goals for the entire plant within corporate office guidelines. Provides strategic leadership to plant personnel in implementing plant objectives.
Initiates and maintains excellent customer service and public relations.
Oversees key projects, processes and performance reports, data and analysis.
Reviews financial statements, sales and activity reports, and other performance data to measure productivity and goal achievement and to determine areas needing cost reduction and program improvement.
Reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations and forecast data to determine department or plant progress toward stated goals and objectives.
Directs and approves all registrations for maintenance and repair of building and equipment and in manufacturing methods.
Recommends and directs improvements in machinery and equipment and in manufacturing methods.
Oversees manufacturing, customer service, planning and maintenance departments to review production and operating reports and resolve operational, manufacturing and facility problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays and to meet future growth.
Reviews and supports engineering and sales to oversee design concepts with fundamental or new technology used for new or existing products or improvement to provide cost reduction, safety, customer requirements and market growth.
Determines staffing requirements, interviews, hires and trains new employees, or oversees those personnel processes.
Implements or oversees environmental management or sustainability programs.
Participates in formulating and administering company policies, directing and coordinating all divisional department activities to develop and implement long-range goals and objectives to meet business and profitability growth objectives.
Establishes and implements plant wide policies, goals, objectives, and procedures, conferring with corporate, organization officials, and staff members as necessary.
Provides leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development.
Understands and follows policies and procedures of the company, shares information that would benefit other members of the team and finds ways to improve the delivery of service to our customers.
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, supply management operations or other analytical field.
10+ yrs. experience as Plant Manager, Production Manager, or equivalent experience in other duties related to Manufacturing.
Demonstrated management skills and knowledge of manufacturing processes and marketing.
Solid financial and business operations analysis skills with the ability to identify opportunities for improvements.
Must be able to travel as necessary and authorized to work in the U.S.
The successful candidate must possess the following knowledge, skills & abilities:
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to network and build relationships with individuals of various experience and corporate levels both within and outside of the company.
Strong negotiation and persuasion skills with the ability to create new business opportunities.
Solid working knowledge of PC applications including Word, Excel, and... For full info follow application link.
PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.