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Site Director/ Plant Manager (m/f/d)
Management, Franklin - US

Your contribution

  • Ensure that products are produced and delivered with the right quality, at the agreed service level and at minimal cost to achieve good financial results 
  • Maintain a KPI system to measure and manage deviations, if necessary initiate and lead counteractions as well as implement a continuous improvement system. 
  • Initiate and drive Operational Excellence initiatives. Introduce and secure lean processes.
  • Ensure that all guidelines are met. Drive a zero accident philosophy through accident prevention, environmental and fire protection.
  • Apply state-of-the-art leadership methods and tools to measure employees’ performance and to develop the local team by coaching and motivation. 
  • Prepare, execute the yearly financial planning for the site in cooperation with the entire team and Group functions
  • Represent the site towards customers, stakeholders and shareholders

Your strengths

  • Preferably a degree in industrial/technical engineering and/or business management with corresponding practical experience
  • Several years of experience as plant manager within matrix structures, ideally in the plastics or processing industry, an operational background is a must have
  • IT manufacturing knowledge and data driven mindset, ERP ideally SAP, BDE systems and ability to establish and sustain related structures
  • High operational know-how as well as customer and service orientation
  • Performance oriented mindset paired with a pragmatic way of thinking and a hands-on mentality
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to give orientation, develop targets and lead without the power of hierarchy
  • Change management skills for turnaround management in the plant 

Our offer

  • An international working environment within a privately owned company
  • A wide range of responsibilities, challenges and career opportunities
  • Room for innovative thinking and growth
  • The chance to work within intercultural teams
  • Flat hierarchies and a high level of flexibility
  • 401 (k)
  • Cell phone stipend
  • Vacation Time
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Medical, vision, dental insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Bonus pay
 Are you interested in joining our team?  Then apply online via our RKW application portal indicating your notice period and salary expectations.Do you have questions?  Send us an email to  
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