Plant Superintendent

Johns Manville Corp Cleburne , TX 76031

Posted 2 months ago

Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Manufacturing Plant Superintendent located in Cleburne, Texas. The purpose of the Plant Superintendent's role is to provide management and leadership to achieve safety, quality and production goals. The Plant Superintendent will lead a team of approximately 225 hourly and salary employees and be responsible for all aspects of the operation including safety, production, maintenance, warehouse, budget management, productivity improvements and quality. Position reports directly to the Plant Manager.

Ideal candidate will have managerial experience in a manufacturing environment with a proven record of achieving results through others. Also, a demonstrated record of promoting and maintaining a safety-oriented culture and an engaging leadership style. The Cleburne Texas plant manufactures fiber glass insulation for commercial, contractor, metal building, manufactured Housing, air handling and OEM markets across the US. It is a continuous operation (24/7) and is a unionized hourly workforce.

Relocation assistance is available for those who qualify under our relocation policy.


  • Maintain departments in proper and safe condition, ensure environmental compliance, oversee programs to safeguard personnel, preserve facilities, and promote good housekeeping.

  • Utilize facilities, workforce, and analysis of methods and materials to achieve economic operating cost using lean principles and administration of work rules.

  • Manage planning and production to direct production scheduling and productions to ensure efficient production schedules, economic operating efficiencies and process capabilities, and maintenance of current quality systems. Work closely with QA, QC and engineering to manage the same.

  • Develop and implement annual budgets, quality programs, and productivity improvement plans.

  • Conduct performance reviews of subordinates and develop and maintain training programs to support business plan and growth.

  • Maintain communications and coordination with other managers within plant operations.

  • Coordinate technical activities with Engineering and other departmental units as required.

  • Assist in special projects and assignments as specified

  • May act as Plant Manager in his/her absence.

  • May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business management or related field with basic technical knowledge and experience

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in a manufacturing environment which includes supervisory and management roles

  • Will manage a staff of hourly/salary employees, setting direction and deploying resources. Responsible for performance evaluations, pay reviews, hiring, and terminating.

  • Basic knowledge of quality management

  • Experience with an ERP system is required (SAP would be preferred)

  • Excellent problem solving/trouble shooting skills for supporting all aspects of the infrastructure

  • Demonstrated experience in productivity tools such as Lean and/or Six Sigma

  • Proven leadership and management skills (Solid/Expert)

  • Demonstrated ability to drive change in a heavy industrial environment (Solid)

  • Demonstrated technical knowledge (Solid)

  • Demonstrated ability to develop highly efficient teams on the shop floor (Solid/Expert)

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve positive results in the area of safety (Solid)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook (Solid)

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills (Solid/Expert)

  • Proven analytical and quality improvement ability (Solid)

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment (Solid)

  • Ability to interface at all levels of the organization, both internally and externally (Solid)

  • Minimal travel required (0 -- 10 days per year).

  • Work environment is typical of a manufacturing facility; may be exposed to environmental conditions of cold, heat, high noise levels, moving mechanical parts, heights, dust/mist/gas/fumes, extensive walking or climbing, etc.

  • May be required to lift, carry, push or pull up to and including 50 pounds

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Plant Superintendent

Johns Manville Corp