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Plant Manager in Crookston, MN at New Flyer

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

New Flyer Industries – North American’s leading manufacturer of Heavy-Duty Transit buses in the U.S. and Canada is looking for a Plant Manager.

We hope you’ll join us as we develop new greener, leaner and cleaner transit solutions in a responsible way. Don’t settle for a job when you can get ahead in a career.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Sr. Vice President of Manufacturing Operations, this position oversees all aspects of production for our Crookston, MN manufacturing facility. The Plant Manager’s responsibility is to direct and coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Crookston production facility. Ensure both long term and short-term goals are achieved through the implementation and completion of set targets and corporate goals. Areas of responsibilities, all plant related activities including planning, warehouse and inventory control.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead the plant production team in day to day manufacturing activities to ensure adherence to the production schedule.
  • Develop and maintain operational budgets, reviewing on a monthly basis with budget owners to identify deviations and ensure corrective measures are taken.
  • Develop yearly capital budget for the facility.
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate issues and improve product quality.
  • Review and maintain employment levels to meet production output while maintaining goals on a per unit basis.
  • With the Manufacturing Engineering department, review upcoming contracts to ensure equipment requirements are met and operating changes are complete.
  • Promote employee relations through settlement of issues in a timely matter.
  • Work with the Quality Assurance department to develop and implement processes and procedural changes to further enhance quality standards.
  • Promote and identify training and workforce planning requirements.
  • Ensure policy and procedure requirements are met including Quality, Environmental, and Health and Safety programs.


Preferred Skills

Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education in operations/engineering management or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing/operations leadership role
  • Superior interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor others, and ability to work well under pressure
  • MRP exposures/knowledge is required

New Flyer is an EOE/AA Employer 

WOMEN, MINORITIES, AND VETERANS ENCOURAGED to apply.

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