BAGCRAFT PAPERCON PACKAGING COMPANY Plant Manager in FORT MADISON, Iowa

Novolex employs over 7,000 people across the globe. From our iconic corporate headquarters in South Carolina... to our 46 world-class manufacturing sites... to our new state of the art professional center near Charlotte... we strive to be the employer of choice in the global packaging industry. Novolex Careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth. Our team is rich in diversity and our culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork in all we do.Job Title:Plant ManagerPosition Summary:This position is responsible for the overall day-to-day operation, leadership and management of a manufacturing plant. This position reports to the Director of Operations and regularly reports on plant performance.Direct reports to this position include all plant salaried staff including but not limited to Superintendent/Operations Manager (where applicable), Production Supervisors, Scheduling Manager, Plant Engineer / Maintenance Manager, etc. Indirect reports include all hourly employees at the plant.Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:Employee Safety and Safety ComplianceProduct quality and customer satisfaction with order fulfillmentContinuous improvement of manufacturing processes and management methods to generate improved plant performance and workflow optimization and efficienciesPlant engineering and maintenance (equipment and facilities)Inventory and materials managementCapital planning and implementationOverall budget, spending, and headcountAssesses and manages the salaried staff and hourly employees within the plantCandidate Requirements:A minimum of 10 years of plant management level experience in manufacturing and operations.Well rounded operations management experience including a deep understanding and experience with operations tactics, lean manufacturing, and continuous improvement, strategies and best practices and process discipline.Knowledge of production processes, raw materials, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.Track record of excellent judgment and decision-making ability.Ability to successfully work to reach company goals in an environment in which a wide degree of creativity and latitude is required.Ability to effectively set and communicate expectations & directives to manufacturing staff.Results driven, analytical, self-motivated and detail oriented with the ability to logically identify alternative solutions or approaches to complex problems.Must have demonstrated accountability at the plant management level and have a strong track record of successful execution.Demonstrated success as an innovative manufacturing leader.Demonstrated ability to efficiently and effectively manage operations with excellent communication (verbal and written) and presentation skills.About the CompanyNovolex is North America's leader in packaging choice and sustainability.The leadership of Novolex's packaging brands sprouts from innovation, a diversity of products and markets, and a dedication to sustainability and quality.The family of historic Novolex brands includes Bagcraft Packaging, Hilex Poly, Fortune Plastics, Duro Bag, De Luxe Packaging, Burrows Paper, Novolex Custom Film & Bag, International Converter, General Packaging Products, and Heritage Bag.Each of the Novolex brands brings a unique sustainability and product story in plastic, paper, foil, recycling, or composting applications. The Novolex brands are unified by four common values: Manufacturing Innovation and Quality; Service; Packaging Choice; and Sustainability.Novolex is headquartered in Hartsville, SC and has 46 manufacturing facilities around the globe, including the worlds' largest closed loop plastic bag recycling plant located in Indiana. The company has over 7,000 employees in the US, Canada, Mexico and Europe.Novolex