Plant Manager

Sonoco Shelbyville , KY 40065

Posted 4 months ago

The Protective Solutions Division has an opening for a Plant Manager at our Shelbyville, KY location. Reporting to the Director of Manufacturing, this position has operational and financial ownership over 100+ employees in a tier one automotive environment. There, he/she will drive a high octane manufacturing operation with an emphasis on collaboration while working closely with all areas of leadership to fulfill company objectives.

Manufacturing systems include complex processes to form and integrate lightweight material, delivering stringent cost, quality and performance goals. A relentless focus on continuous improvement is exercised in all areas to ensure process and manufacturing cost are always the most competitive in the industry.

The successful candidate will:

  • Lead the charge in SONOCO's safety first philosophy

  • Have proven success managing full P &L

  • Be operational and business minded

  • Lead and positively motivate a management team of 8 direct reports

  • Possess TS16949 quality system experience

  • Achieved a BA or BS Degree in Business or a related filed

  • Lead in building beyond status quo successes already achieved

  • Understand and mentor manufacturing discipline

  • Communicate well within the plant and externally

  • Treat all with respect

This role will offer a competitive base salary, incentives and exceptional benefits.

AAP/EEOC/Veteran Friendly


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any legally protected characteristic.

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