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Plant Manager with The Scotts Miracle Gro Company in North America,–Illinois

Type of position Permanent
Employer The Scotts Miracle Gro Company
Location North America,–Illinois
Salary DOE
Closing date of competition 02-07-2021
Date position available 01-08-2021
Description of duties

We are looking for a Plant Manager who will join our Supply Chain team in Morrison, IL!

If you enjoy “running your own show” in a fast-paced, high energy manufacturing environment then you will fit in well as a Plant Manager for Scotts Miracle-Gro. On a day-to-day basis you can be involved with financial, safety, associate development, quality and customer service in the plant. We want you to have the autonomy to make key decisions which will directly affect the overall performance of the facility.

What you’ll do in this role:
* Establish short and long-term strategic operating objectives and oversee and direct those who oversee plant operations including safety, production, warehousing, shipping and receiving, maintenance and office management.
* Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations; monitor and enforce quality control standards; forecast and schedule production; develop and/or approve all plant operating policies.
* Direct, manage and develop supervisory personnel to enhance and implement new safety programs and procedures.
* Establish and monitor the plant operating budget; prepare and analyze profit and loss statements; identify and implement improvements to positively affect profitability. You may also recommend the purchase of all capital equipment and plant expansion possibilities.
* Identify all possible sources of raw material while monitoring quality and cost effectiveness; negotiate supplier and vendor contracts and ensure the quality of all purchased supplies and services.
* Foster and maintain a high level of customer service through on-time deliveries, responsiveness to customer needs and ensuring that the quality of the shipped product meets all customer quality requirements.
* Communicate with other plant managers to share new ideas and resources.
* Collaborate with Regional Directors, salespeople and corporate office personnel to ensure efficient operation of the plant.
* Develop and maintain positive community relations: participate in community activities and/or organizations to promote goodwill and a positive company image.

What you’ll need to be successful:
* Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (highly preferred), Supply Chain or other related field
* Minimum 5 years of overall manufacturing experience in a leadership role, including responsibility for P&L, safety, quality, associate development, production, financial and inventory management
* Exceptional interpersonal, leadership, and communication skills with a proven record of building strong relationships and collaborating with frontline associates through senior company leaders
* Keen business acumen and attention to detail with a solid record of leading change and delivering superior safety and business results
* Track record of building a high-performing team to succeed in a demanding, fast-moving, and growth-oriented atmosphere
* Working knowledge of all facets of manufacturing including continuous improvement, team building, safety, associate relations, quality, customer service, purchasing, distribution, marketing and financials.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):
* A place on an engaged team of passionate colleagues in a growing and dynamic industry.
* Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.
* First day of hire, 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).
* 13 paid holidays and generous vacation policy.
* Fitness Club Reimbursement ($350)
* Nutrition reimbursement program (up to $200 per associate and per spouse)
* Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s
Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and GroPride Network, Scotts Young
Professionals.

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