Thursday, September 11, 2014

Plant Manager

ARDEX Americas ( and W.W. Henry, are
global leaders in the development, manufacturing and distribution of
high-performance specialty cements, adhesives and building products for
substrate preparation, floor covering installations, wall finishing and
exterior concrete repair for commercial and residential applications.

We are immediately hiring for a Plant Manager, to supervise and lead
operations of our Mansfield, Texas facility (one of five facilities in the
US), to include; meeting safety, quality, cost and service objectives,
drive continuous improvement in operations, ensure plant operations are
aligned with company strategic and financial objectives, and oversee legal
and operations compliances.

Key Responsibilities:

· Developing and sustaining a positive, engaged workforce
· Responsible for compliance with local, state and federal laws
· Assures that the proper safety training and equipment are
provided to the plant employees
· Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining
processes to deliver expected results against Safety, Quality, Cost and
Customer Service objectives
· Works closely with R&D to assure that all product produced meets
specification and that all required quality checks are completed in a
timely manner. Periodically organizes quality audits at the facility to
review conformance to requirements
· Responsible for developing and achieving an annual operating
· Responsible for effective cooperation with Corporate office
support teams to include payroll, accounting, logistics, and purchasing
· Develop and improve the defined plant managing systems - drive
the daily execution of these systems into all levels of the organization
· Support business development by assuring timely transition of new
products into the production process and per defined product performance
· Development and implementation of manufacturing plans based on
company strategy
· Management and justification of capital projects.
· Constantly works to improve the plant communication process -
utilize an open-door policy
· Determines individual employee needs and provides opportunities
for career development through counseling, training and development.
· Conducts quarterly staff appraisals, determines individual
employee needs and provides recommendations for career development. Takes
appropriate disciplinary action when necessary
· All other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Skills/Attributes Required:

· Minimum five (5) years' experience in manufacturing with direct
or indirect leadership role is essential
· Extensive and successful track record in managing high quality
batch and / or blending operations is preferred
· Full knowledge of process control and improvement techniques is
· Knowledge of environmental laws, rules, regulations, and
· Self-starter - ability to initiate and execute with limited
· Experience in cost and capital budget management
· Effective writing, communication, interpersonal, and public
speaking skills
· Good influencing skills
· Professional image and customer service attitude
· Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and the
· Proven track record of ability to handle multiple priorities, be
results driven and self-motivated
· Excellent time management, organizational, analytical and
problem-solving skills
· Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced environment
· Excellent listening and team building skills are required
· Dependability, accountability, and responsiveness are essential
· Must possess sound business judgment and be decisive
· Good financial management, change management, and conflict
management skills are required
· Fluent English and Spanish is desirable


Minimum four (4) years Bachelor's Degree is preferred (BS in an Engineering


Industry competitive + benefits package


As a global industry leader employing over 1800 people in over 50
countries, ARDEX Americas offer multifaceted career opportunities for
innovative, creative, and highly motivated individuals. Our employees
benefit from competitive salary and benefits packages, ongoing training and
development, and a culture that fosters team-orientated actions.

Submit a cover letter together with your resume and salary expectations to
the ARDEX Corporate Office, located at:-

ARDEX Americas
400 ARDEX Park Drive
Aliquippa, PA 15001



Tel: 724-203-8251