Plant Manager

Sherwin-Williams Morrow , GA 30260

Posted 3 months ago


Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.

This position is responsible for providing managerial leadership and direction to the plant manufacturing facility, maximizing capital and human resource utilization in attaining production objectives of acceptable quality within established cost parameters. The position is also accountable for management direction of the people, materials and assets of the Plant for the purpose of producing assigned products according to the production plan and customer requirements. The Plant Manager drives Operational Excellence initiatives throughout the facility and implements effective continuous Improvement in support of plant and Customer requirements.

Major Tasks Include:

  • Provide leadership and strategy to ensure the success of the facility.

  • Develop and ensure execution of site budgets.

  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and development to all members of the management team.

  • Meeting safety, quality, and service goals for the Plant.

  • Implementing capital projects and training programs to attain volume and productivity goals.

  • Balancing production objectives with finished goods inventory objectives.

  • Maintaining compliance with all regulatory requirements.

  • Promoting employee involvement/engagement.

  • Guide teams in effectively utilizing the tools of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing to complete continuous improvement projects.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have a four year Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or eight years of work experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role at a manufacturing or distribution facility, or in an operations environment.

  • Must have formal training and/or experience with continuous improvement tools such as Six Sigma, 5-S, Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean, etc.

  • Must have had previous P&L responsibilities

Other Qualifications:

  • Degrees in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain, or other related field preferred

  • Demonstrated leadership, team building, employee development, and employee relations skills.

  • Proven track record of results in a manufacturing, distribution or operations environment

  • Experience managing in a 24/7 manufacturing or distribution environment preferred

  • Solid analytical and decision making skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of supply chain systems, safety systems and programs

  • Six Sigma Certification (Green Belt, Black Belt, Etc.) is preferred

  • Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) experience and knowledge preferred

Who we are -

At Sherwin-Williams, we're proud of the company we keep our family of loyal employees. To learn about our company and our culture go to

Sherwin-Williams is proud to be an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity, Inclusion and Diversity Supportive Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, creed, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or by contract.

VEVRAA Federal Contractor requesting priority referral of protected veterans.

If you need reasonable accommodation with the application and selection process due to a disability, please provide a description of your requested reasonable accommodation and information regarding the employment opportunity (job title, location, the website at which you found the employment opportunity, etc.) by one of the following methods:


Phone: (216) 566-2363

Mail: The Sherwin-Williams Company

Reasonable Accommodation Coordinator

Corporate Employee Relations Department
300 Midland Building
101 W. Prospect Avenue

Cleveland, OH 44115

Fax: (216) 566-3266 Fax: (216) 566-3266

Do not use these contact methods for any purpose other than requesting reasonable accommodation with the application and selection process due to a disability. If you use these contact methods for any other purpose, you will generally not receive a response.

This is a 24/7 operation, with a professional staff of 50 salaried employees and 145 hourly employees. This is a union facility and experience managing in a union environment preferred.

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