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Bridgewood Cabinetry Plant Manager in Chanute, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12542355


We are actively searching for a Plant Manager to join our team here in Chanute, KS. This team member will be responsible for coordinating the company\'s manufacturing processes to strive for operational excellence.\ \ We are a family-owned company and have been manufacturing wood furniture and cabinets for over 45 years. Our mission is to combine high-quality materials with our experience to craft beautiful custom cabinetry that will complete the home our customers have been dreaming about. And that all starts with YOU!

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Leading, coaching, mentoring, and holding accountable the operations management team.
  • Implements team compensation and reward systems through generating goals and accountability within the team.
  • Organizes team roles and responsibilities and ensures staffing to fulfill them.
  • Oversees employee engagement and retention process and activities.
  • Coordinates with HR Director to ensure adequate recruiting and proper selection.
  • Conducts team disciplinary actions as needed.
  • Coordinates with the HR Director on termination and hiring decisions as needed.
  • Leads operations by example - ensures there is a face to executive management throughout the plant.

Production and Operations

  • Helps ensure manufacturing efficiency including evaluation and changes of process and machinery.
  • Identifies opportunities to restructure current work processes to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Works to specify technology integrations needed.
  • Helps oversee engineering of all new product/process improvements through manufacturing.
  • Manages Plant Engineer and Lean Engineer.
  • Coordinates with manufacturing managers to ensure production priorities are set and met.
  • Expedites projects through the plant.
  • Integrates with the sales department to provide insight and collect forecasts.
  • Integrates with company administration to receive reporting and provide input for decision support.
  • Key contact for manufacturing vendors and suppliers to ensure optimal support to plant.
  • Plans plant-wide policies, events, and schedules along with ensuring adequate facilities coordination.
  • Oversight of Maintenance Manager.
  • Develop and implement a Quality Department and system that meets the needs of the facility.

Health, Safety, and Environmental Department

  • Oversight of HSE Manager.
  • Evaluates HSE indicators and takes action to ensure performance.
  • Encourages a proactive, safety-first culture.