Plant Manager

Location: Denver, CO


Position will manage and coordinate all areas of production, maintenance, and related services. To achieve timely production of quality parts at the most economical costs and in the proper quantities. To maintain and develop both a safe facility environment and a workforce, through training, capable of meeting manufacturing and maintenance requirements to attain objectives in accordance with production and delivery schedules.

Reports to: VP of Manufacturing

Salary: $125,000 – $145,000

Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, and Supplemental Insurance; 401k with Company Match; Shift Differential; Tuition Reimbursement; Paid Time Off; Annual Bonus Potential

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manages and organizes maintenance operations to utilize skills and experience of the maintenance workforce to the best advantage, to obtain the most favorable repair costs and quality of workforce to the best advantage, to obtain the most favorable repair costs and quality of workmanship, and to prevent interruption of production schedules; ensures the development of a maintenance engineering program designed to existing and proposed facilities to improve operating and maintenance efficiency or to ensure economical design and construction.
  • Plans the use of facilities, equipment, and personnel to meet current and future manufacturing requirements, plant layout and improvements.
  • Develops and recommends approval of an operating budget for each section supervised and initiates action to operate within those fiscal plans.
  • Maintains uninterrupted production and product quality and quantity within the limitations of established manufacturing costs and budget allocations.
  • Manages production operation to ensure scheduled work flow and use of personnel, skills, machines, and facilities and directs and expedites machine repairs and correction of other problems obstructing production procedures.
  • Supervises inventories of machine replacement parts, materials, and supplies to ensure that they are maintained at proper levels.
  • Oversees the safety of the plant’s workforce and its operations. Ensures the use of proper safety devices, equipment, and methods and maintenance of general housekeeping; maintains a constant awareness of and takes corrective action on hazardous conditions and practices.
  • Participates in plant management meetings to assist in planning and to make recommendations on matters related to manufacturing and maintenance operations.
  • Supervises general administrative and technical programs, such as communications, staffing, employee training, employee relations, problem resolution, disciplinary actions, and cost reductions.
  • Responsible for the plant’s GFSI team including being trained in SQF standard, HACCP, and as an internal auditor, serving as back up support, and reporting food safety issues to the appropriate personnel with authority to correct the issues found.
  • Supervise, develop, and train the plant’s workforce in accordance with current policies and procedures.
  • Stays current with latest technology in materials, machinery and processes.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, and other federal, state, and local regulatory agencies


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
  • Seven to ten years of relevant work experience in plastic manufacturing preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication office equipment skills required.
  • Must have strong analytical, decision making, and problem solving skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of TMM software preferred.