Manager, Manufacturing Plant I

Fortune Brands Home Security Pine Grove , PA 17963

Posted 3 months ago


The Manager, Manufacturing Plant I is responsible for leading the Pine Grove Sink plant to include Management, Engineering, Quality, Human Resources and Finance

Job Description:

Strategy Development and Delivery

  • Build productive and constructive relationships with the global operations team and business units to deliver bottom line results for sinks.

  • Lead the development of a clear vision and strategy with the Pine Grove manufacturing organization, including the identification and implementation of strategic initiatives.

  • Lead the optimization of the Pine Grove facility through collaboration with Engineering, Sourcing, Supply Chain and New Product Development.

Operational Metrics Achievement

  • Continue to establish a culture of world class environmental compliance, health and safety through the use of a behavior based safety system.

  • Establish a culture and process to facilitate and implement continuous quality, service and cost improvement.

  • Manage the plant manufacturing operations to ensure excellent quality and delivery performance.

  • Manage the plant financial performance, including the review and approval of monthly financial forecasts, quality forecasts and staffing levels.

  • Develop and analyze value stream maps in the plant, identify opportunities and eliminate non-value added to reduce year over year costs, increase flow and reduce lead-time.

  • Drive the identification and implementation of cost reductions and improvements.

Organizational Excellence

  • Develop the culture (people, skills, processes and systems) to create a sustainable competitive advantage.

  • Develop excellent communications with internal and external customers, associates and suppliers.

  • Serve as a principal communicator and coach responsible for career development, performance management and succession planning at Pine Grove.


  • Bachelor's degree is required, preferably in Engineering; an advanced degree (MBA) is preferred.

  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in manufacturing/production management is required; experience in mechanical power press and robotic systems is preferred

  • Strong understanding and application of plant Employee Health & Safety (EH&S) requirements

  • Strong manufacturing background and experience in lean/six sigma techniques including: Inventory management, Kanban, Kaizen, cycle time reduction, flow manufacturing, process variation reduction, statistical methods, etc.

  • Strong Project Management skills.

  • Exposure with managing a union environment and assisting with contract negotiations.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead an organization and achieve excellent business results.

  • Strong business acumen and working knowledge of business operations.

  • Results-oriented with a commitment to safety, quality, service and customer satisfaction.

  • Strong analytical skills and timely decision making ability.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in a distributed organization.

  • Proven leadership skills team building, collaborating, presentation skills, strategic and innovative thinker, self-starter with a high energy level.

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Manager, Manufacturing Plant I

Fortune Brands Home Security