The Plant Manager is responsible for effectively managing all functions of the local Supply Chain and developing collaborative partnerships with both colleagues and external stakeholders. He or she must deliver the agreed to business results while maintaining positive employee relations. The primary accountabilities of the role include Supply Chain financial performance, plant production, warehouse management, Quality, SHE, people and organization development, and maintaining strong community relations.
- Accountable for the quality and productivity of the Supply Chain, and its ability to deliver high levels of service to internal and external customers.
- Manages the people, materials, equipment, and business and manufacturing processes to deliver site performance objectives, as measured by corporate and local KPI's.
- Develops, implements, and monitors Supply Chain operating budgets.
- Develops and implements strategic Capital Expense Budgets to ensure the long term technical and financial viability of the site's manufacturing processes and ensures alignment of the budget to divisional and corporate Supply Chain strategy.
- Accountable for adhering to Ecolab’s, local and governmental guidelines related to SHE, Quality, Regulatory and Code of Conduct/Ethics.
- Issues appropriate corporate communications regarding situation alerts, SHE & Quality incidents.
- Develops and aligns the local Supply Chain vision, mission, strategy, and objectives with divisional and corporate strategy and objectives.
- Implements SHE/TPM and other continuous improvement programs within the plant.
- Develops and executes appropriate communication strategy for the Supply Chain to support on-going achievement of the business goals.
- Empowers subordinates by way of training, information sharing, coaching, feedback, appraisals, and delegation, to ensure the development of people and organizational capabilities.
- Accountable for the integrity of the business processes related to finished goods inventory replenishment, and new product introductions.
- Bachelor of Science, in Chemistry or Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical)
- 5+ years of leadership experience (preferably in Supply Chain)
- Experience in TPM methodology