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Plant Manager

Company: Sheridan
Location: Spring Grove
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Plant ManagerSheridan. Be part of something greater. Your career awaits---join us! LOCATION: Hanover, PA From early beginnings in Hanover, Pennsylvania in 1915, we've grown into a respected offset print and digital journals/publications provider to the world's leading commercial publishers, associations, societies, and university presses. The past few decades have seen tremendous growth for Sheridan PA - in facilities, equipment, manpower, customers, and technological advancements. But one thing remains steadfast: the dedication of the employees and their commitment to provide exceptional customer satisfaction. We are as proud of our reputation as we are of our customers - many of whom have been with us for many decades. Our equipment and technologies reflect our customers' needs-for today and for the future. We offer web, offset, inkjet, and digital print services. We were among the first to deliver true print-on-demand to our customers. Our offering of electronic and digital solutions continues to grow as the market expands into an increasingly digital arena. Our commitment to quality is unwavering.Job Summary: Under the general direction of the Senior VP of Operations, this position will plan, direct and manage the operations and production support functions, maintaining the highest level of customer satisfaction while achieving the Company's profit and business growth objectives. Supervisory Responsibilities:Provides direction and manages production personnel including direct management of: Scheduling/Pre-Press Manager, Pressroom Manager, Material Handling Manager, Bindery Manager, Maintenance Manager.Interviews, hires, and trains supervisory and management staff.Sets expectations and manages performance.Provides appropriate recognition and builds employee engagement.Provides constructive and timely performance feedback and annual evaluations. Handles corrective action and termination of employees in collaboration with human resources.Duties/Responsibilities:Directs and coordinates the workflow through the print process with consider to quality, efficiency, and scheduled completion dates for the highest level of customer satisfaction. Assure customer quality needs are being met or exceeded, assure compliance to committed delivery dates, and assure manufacturing costs are in alignment with plan. Advises the Senior VP of Operations on operational capabilities and limitations as a key member of the Company's Leadership Team.Maintains continual focus on improvement in production cycle time, elimination of paper waste and reduction of WIP inventories through use of process control analysis methods for problem identification, development of standardized Company-wide procedures and follow-up measurement in key areas of productivity.Develops business plans, forecasts and cost estimates covering such areas as capital equipment expenditures, facilities and capacity requirements and organizational/staffing plans. Continually reviews performance to determine progress in meeting objectives.Assesses present and future technical/operations' needs, trends, problems and improvement areas as they relate to present manufacturing methods/equipment or new product possibilities. Maintains knowledge of evolving technologies and latest developments and as appropriate, leads studies on present capabilities to determine their applicability to the Company as a cost-effective way of achieving greater efficiency in workflow and cycle time reduction.Provides clear leadership on all issues related to the accomplishment of the Company's production objectives. Develops, coaches, mentors, assists and advises subordinate managers, evaluating current performance capabilities and future career growth potential.Facilitates continuous improvement efforts in all areas of the process. Plans, develops, and implements new methods and procedures designed to improve operations, minimize operating costs, and effect greater utilization of labor and materials. Leads and/or assists in the implementation of continuous improvement tools across all areasDecides if jobs produced meet our standards and determines corrective action to ensure proper quality.Safety: Complies with OSHA regulations and safety policies related to the area of responsibility. Participates in OSHA and safety training. Monitors for safety hazards, conducts inspections of work area, and corrects problems without delay. Plays an active role in training employees about OSHA standards and safety policies. Encourages employees to raise and report any safety-related concerns.Basic Qualifications:Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Business, Engineering or Printing Technology. MBA or advanced degree studies in Business Administration would be a plus.Minimum of ten to twelve years' experience in a related field. Experience in production management of a printing facility is preferred. Progressive management record must be evident in terms of career growth to assignments of increasing responsibility.Multi-functional background with substantive assignments in two or more of such areas as Operations, Engineering, or Finance is a plus.Must be systems/personal computer-literate including the use of spreadsheets and word processing software; technologically up-to-date in printing industry knowledge; and a team player with a high level of energy and self-motivation.Must possess a good blend of business maturity, judgment and communications ability - both written and verbal. Must be a "people person" in terms of personality with strong leadership qualities and a well-developed management style that will enable him/her to talk comfortably with employees at any level from the production floor to the senior management levels.Must be an individual of unquestioned integrity, capable of rapid assimilation into the organizational style of the Company and The Sheridan Group. The successful candidate should also possess the requisite general business capabilities that will enable advancement beyond this initial assignment, if future management opportunities become available.Must be able to deal effectively with personnel and/or production contingencies.Must possess proven analytic and problem-solving skills including the use of SPC and LEAN methodologies.Must have experience in production systems, quality systems, continuous improvement, and scheduling techniques.Physical Requirements Work is partially performed in an office environment with no exposure to elements, but some time is spent in the plant with exposure to dust, dirt, noise, fumes, oils, lubricants and chemicals. Job requires frequent sitting and walking and moderate physical effort.Walking: Must be able to walk as some tasks require walking.Standing: Must be able to stand on a concrete floor, 3 to 4 days per week, for some tasks.Lifting/Carrying: Must be able to lift and carry signatures weighing up to 10 lbs. for inspections.Sitting: Some tasks allow for sitting - usually for more than one hour/day.Why work for Sheridan?Job trainingCareer advancementCollege tuition up to $5,250 per yearPaid vacation & holidaysCompetitive compensationMedical (PPO and HSA Plans), Dental, VisionTeledoc - convenient and no costCompany paid basic life and AD&D insuranceVoluntary life401(k) with company matchCompany paid short term disabilityFSA Health and Dependent Care savings accountsHSA Health saving accountEAP program CJK Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation to apply for employment, please contact the location HR Manager at 717-632-3535 x8272 or .

Keywords: Sheridan, Baltimore , Plant Manager, Executive , Spring Grove, Maryland

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