Site Manager, MO

Site Manager, MO 


General Summary

This position works under limited direction and is primarily responsible for ensuring the manufacture of products meets sales and marketing needs, company quality standards, and customer delivery requirements at the lowest possible cost.


Principal Duties And Responsibilities

  • Implements short term policies and procedures for manufacturing operations to align key performance indicators and capabilities with the long-term strategy of the business unit.
  • Coordinates production activities with planning, procurement, maintenance, and quality control to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
  • Responsible for outcome of cross-functional teams for the continuous, on-going improvement of methods and processes.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Takes a leadership role in employee and workplace safety.
  • Participates on project teams to ensure new equipment, processes and products are properly introduced in manufacturing.
  • Champions Continuous Improvement in Production organization using LEAN & Six Sigma Methodologies.
  • Acts as a technical resource to manufacturing and commercial product development.
  • Oversees entire production process from Raw Materials Scaling through Finished Goods Storage.
  • Responsibility for production cost center budgets.  Cost control and other financial acumen.
  • Assists in capital expenditure requests and executes small capital projects.
  • Responsible for Shutdown coordination. Works closely with Planning, Maintenance and Engineering to maximize the use of downtime and minimize effect on service.
  • Develops and encourages the growth of employee’s skills through training and opportunities.
  • Responsible for site and personal safety standards followed and continually improved.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  1. Strong verbal, written, communication, analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
  2. Ability to work effectively in a team environment. This position has both direct and indirect reports.
  3. Ability to make administrative, procedural or employment-related decisions in a dynamic environment.
  4. Ability to work in local and global cross-functional environment.
  5. Experience with Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma preferred
  6. Experience with ERP management system required.  SAP preferred but not required.
  7. Experience with manufacturing control systems (Allen Bradley PLCs & Wonderware HMI) preferred
  8. Experience within a regulated industry (i.e. Food, Processing, Medical Device, Pharma) a plus
  9. Proficient with Microsoft Project, Excel and Statistical software tools.
  10. These characteristics are normally acquired through a bachelor’s degree in a technical field and five plus (5+) years of operations management experience.

Working Conditions

Working environment is generally favorable. Lighting, temperature, and noise levels are adequate with occasional exposure to cold temperatures. Frequent entry into the production facility requires personal protective equipment to be worn at all times. This includes a lab coat, hair/beard net, safety glasses, and gloves. Domestic and international travel may be required up to 10% of the time.


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to talk, hear, use hands to finger, handle or touch objects, keyboard and occasionally lift up to 50 lbs. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. Specific vision abilities required by this job include vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Application Deadline: 
Job ID:  1983

Marshfield, MO, US, 65706

Job Posting Function:  Production / Engineering

Nearest Major Market: Springfield