Plant Director

  • Chino, CA
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: IA21-2690877

$175000 to $200000 Per Year

Plant Director

Chino, CA

$175-200K plus 20% bonus

Our fast-paced manufacturing client in Chino, CA is looking to hire a Plant Director. This position directs the day-to-day and strategic activities of a highly complex, large plant to achieve financial and operating objectives. The Plant Director is a key leadership role which manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for safety, production, maintenance, warehouse, quality, customer relations, human resources, and finance. 


  • Promotes a proactive and sustainable environmental, health and safety culture that supports the company “zero incident” goal and exceeds local, state and federal requirements.
  • Directs operational effectiveness to maximize efficiency and productivity.
  • Ensure customer deliver and quality expectations are met.
  • Plan and oversee the implementation of capital improvement projects to ensure adherence to approved plans, schedules and budgets.
  • Responsible for all aspects of financial management of the plant, control the spending in all areas of capital, labor, energy and inventory.
  • Resolve operational, manufacturing, employee and customer issues.
  • Responsible for compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) in food and/or pharmaceutical to consistently manufacture products according to quality standards as well as customer and regulatory quality standards.
  • Work closely with customer contacts to ensure coordination of activities and facilitation of customer relationship.
  • Responsible for the overall development of people and skills throughout the plant to support talent management.
  • Manage team of direct reports and is responsible for employee selection, development, monitoring, and performance management.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or related field preferred. Masters degree a plus.
  • Minimum of 10 years plant supervisory experience required, including 3 years in operations management.
  • Proven track record of success in a large operation in the plastics packaging industry.
  • Experience overseeing functions such as accounting or finance, safety and human resources and quality is preferred.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods and coordination of people and resources.
  • Manufacturing experience in a leadership role for a complete, large and fast-moving company with full P&L responsibilities.
  • Okay with expected travel of 10%.

Additional Incentives:

  • Health insurance
  • 401K
  • PTO


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