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Veterans Preferred - Plant Manager

Company: Airgas
Location: Amistad
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:


Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -If you're looking for dry ice, you'll find it with Airgas. As the largest supplier of dry ice, Airgas has established a series of production plants across the nation to develop a secure source supply. Distribution Branches are located in strategic locations throughout the country to provide service to key industries including universities and labs. Quality, reliability, and service are the key drivers that enable Airgas to grow with organizations who depend on dry ice and cold shipping supplies.

JOB PURPOSE: The Plant Manager will be responsible for all manufacturing, safety, training, personnel, maintenance and other activities as required to ensure high quality of product and customer satisfaction.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Managing all plant operations to insure budgetary goals are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure our products meet or exceed our QC standards, using specified SOP testing methods.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and clean working environment; and, comply with Federal, State and Corporate safety and environmental regulations.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the facility to include the understanding of and ability to explain basic mechanical theory to direct reports, coordinating vendors, projecting and establishing preventative maintenance programs and schedules, while directing the maintenance staff to ensure that all equipment is properly maintained and operational.
  • Responsible for implementing new and best processes of production.
  • Responsible for process improvement and problem solving to lower cost and improve quality.
  • Manage any special projects / improvements as directed.
  • Work with other Plant and Branch Managers to insure accurate and timely delivery of production requirements. Interface with regional sales, management, and customers to insure high customer satisfaction. Recruit, hire, train, and discipline employees according to corporate guidelines and policies.
  • Insure timely and accurate data entry related to product sales, purchasing, and receiving raw materials and supplies.
  • Fulfill all record keeping requirements related to the day-to-day operations in a timely manner to include: shift scheduling, performance evaluations, safety training documentation, disciplinary actions, associate development, and specific job related training.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by upper management.
    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • 80% of the time in an office setting (i.e. desk/computer station.
    • 20% of the time within an unconditioned work space (i.e. warm in summer, cool in winter). Hazards require the use of personal protective equipment (i.e. hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, and safety shoes). Dry ice is extremely cold, and therefore requires that gloves be worn when directly handling dry ice.
    • On-call required.
      Qualifications:
      QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Five (5) years experience in a significant leadership role of more than 10 production personnel in an industrial, manufacturing environment.
      • Ability and desire to provide top notch leadership
      • Understanding of financial reports, budgetary methods and forecasting
      • Some travel required
      • Flexibility to maintain a Facility operating on a 24/7 schedule
      • High potential Operations or Production Managers ready for the next level are encouraged to apply.
        EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
        • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent experience, to include military experience. (Associates degree or High School diploma with formal technical training considered in conjunction with extensive, relevant experience).
        • Additional formal training in one or more of the following is desired: Hydraulics, Industrial Refrigeration, Reciprocating and Screw type Compressors, Manufacturing processes.
          KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
          • Self starter with strong leadership and team building skills.
          • Decision making to execute company policies and implement plant procedures.
          • Organizational skills to maintain safety, quality, and equipment system files.
          • Authoritative presence to discipline associates in a fair and professional manner.Stron written and verbal skills and the ability to complete detailed reports and make presentations.
          • Understanding of financial reports.
          • High level math skills to create formulas and spreadsheets for budgets, cost control, and inventory.
          • Proficient with computer systems and software packages such as Microsoft
          • Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail.
            MENTAL DEMANDS
            Effectively manage two separate operations (i.e. ice and liquid plants) in a changing, fast-paced environment with a work force ranging in skill level from temporary workers to highly skilled technicians.

            Looking for a great company to work for? You'll Find It With Us! Airgas LLC offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k, Tuition Reimbursement and more.

            EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
            Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability

Keywords: Airgas, Amarillo , Veterans Preferred - Plant Manager, Professions , Amistad, Texas

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