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AMETEK, Inc. Plant Manager in Jackson, Minnesota

Plant Manager

  • Job ID:17825

  • Functional Area:Operations

  • Position Type:Full-Time Regular

  • Experience Required:5 - 7 Years

  • Hours of Work:

  • Shift:

  • Location:US - Minnesota - Jackson

  • Division:EMG - Engineered Medical Components

  • Education Required:Bachelors Degree

  • Relocation Provided:Some Relocation May Be Available

  • Travel Percentage:0.00

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Position Description:

Summary of Position

Manufacturing leader who directs efforts of manufacturing and manufacturing support functions at a facility in carrying out production objectives safely at the lowest cost consistent with quality requirements while meeting delivery goals. This role is primarily managing, mentoring, and developing other manufacturing personnel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Supervise and monitor manufacturing operations to meet or exceed safety requirements, quality standards, delivery goals, and cost objectives through effective utilization of personnel, equipment, tooling and facilities.

  2. Coordinate and ensure the execution of manufacturing schedules established by customer requirements, material management, plant capacity, and policy.

  3. Lead and develop a Lean culture.

  4. Confer with subordinates and other plant personnel on the application of production methods and standards, and adherence to safety and quality programs. Work with subordinates and other personnel to improve safety, quality, delivery, and costs. Drive and facilitate long-term quality and delivery improvements and cost reductions.

  5. Maintain adequate staffing to support manufacturing requirements and company objectives. Maintain plans to support anticipated growth including staffing, equipment, and facilities. This may include participation in long-range planning.

  6. Help develop, implement, and participate in training and development programs.

  7. Manage manufacturing’s participation in new product introduction to reasonably assure that design for manufacturing practices are followed, manufacturing requirements are completed on-time, and policies and procedures are followed during the development process.

  8. Maintain, recommend, and implement changes to facility layout to facilitate best manufacturing practices and improve product flow.

  9. Identify equipment needs for production and develop capital requests and justification proposals.

  10. Oversee the maintenance and safety of buildings, equipment, plant security, and protection.

  11. Accountable for quality, cost of production, warehousing, receiving and shipping of materials either directly or through appropriate subordinates.

  12. Participate to maintain and enhance the company’s ISO and FDA programs and certifications.

  13. Ensure plant conformance to government laws and regulations.

  14. Determine plant procedures and objectives consistent with corporate policies and direct the application of such to the plant’s manufacturing operations.


The incumbent achieves objectives through the following:

Reports To: DVP, Operations

Direct Reports: Production Managers, Quality Engineers, and Data Analysts

Indirect Reports: Operations, Maintenance, and Shipping/Receiving Supervisors and Operators

Position Requirements:

• 4-year degree in engineering, business, management, or technical field or equivalent experience

• Experience in leader, supervisory or management role leading a team for overall improvement

• 5 or more years’ experience in manufacturing management with progress responsibility preferably in a medical device environment or equivalently regulated manufacturing setting

• Must have sound judgment

• Must have understanding of P&L structure for a manufacturing facility

• Must be an effective communicator interrelating well with employees of all levels

• Must be analytical and have planning skills

• Computer skills: spreadsheets, word processing, ERP, and can adapt to new systems as required

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.