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Plant Manufacturing Manager, Millwork


  • Sun Mountain, Inc.
  • 04/02/20
  • Berthoud, CO
  • 80513
  • $120,000 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Sun Mountain, Inc., an industry leading custom door manufacturer, is seeking an accomplished Plant Manufacturing Manager to lead its northern Colorado (Denver area) production operations. Annual compensation for this position is $110K to $120K, depending upon experience, plus bonus and outstanding benefits. Relocation support provided for the qualified candidate.

The Plant Manufacturing Manager is responsible for all manufacturing operations including shop floor management, on-time order fulfillment, quality, safety, product cost, maintenance, and capacity expansion. The ideal candidate is an accomplished "Lean practitioner," effective at implementing Lean Manufacturing principles hands-on with both direct and indirect employees, and a proven history of continuous improvement. This position will identify and implement Lean Manufacturing strategies and best practices to achieve goals. The Plant Manufacturing Manager reports to the Chief Operating Officer. Direct reports include Production Managers/Supervisors/Leads, Maintenance, Quality, and Continuous Improvement personnel, with total direct and indirect reports of over 80 employees.

Key Responsibilities:

- Personnel leadership with a commitment to the personal and professional development of all team members.
- Continuous improvement through the application of Lean principles, tools, and techniques, achieving a sustained practice and culture of Lean -Manufacturing and operational excellence.
- Accountable for quality, on-time delivery, and product cost objectives, meeting customer and business expectations.
- Accountable for plant safety, in compliance with OSHA regulations and Environmental Health and Safety best practices.

Required Qualifications:

- Bachelors degree in Operations Management, Engineering, or equivalent technical discipline.
- Minimum 5-years leadership of manufacturing operations
- Experience with custom made-to-order (high-mix, low-volume) manufacturing.
- Minimum Lean "Green Belt" certification.
- Minimum 5-years hands-on Lean Manufacturing experience, with demonstrable record of implementation and continuous improvement.
- Ability to recruit, develop (coach and mentor), and retain broad-skilled employees in a flexible work environment.
- Team player/leader, with the ability to communicate/interact constructively with employees at all levels.
- Personal computer skills including intermediate skills with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel).

Preferred Qualifications:

- Experience in architectural millwork manufacturing.
- Experience leading related operational areas such as materials management, quality, maintenance, and distribution.
- Practical knowledge and leadership of OSHA and Environmental Health and Safety regulations and compliance.
- Lean "Black Belt" certification.


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