Plant Production Assistant Manager

Plant Production Assistant Manager

Our pallet and recycled waste stream management company is searching for a highly qualified, hands on, Assistant Plant Manager. The Assistant Plant Manager is the plant floor operations leader showcasing our company values: Excellence, Continuous Improvement, and Accountability, with Integrity in all they do.

This role is responsible for ensuring that the plant operations team is actively engaged to meet daily customer demand and production schedule. The Assistant Plant Manager provides effective training and development to the team and ensures that safety, productivity, and quality standards are always maintained.


  • Assist the Plant Manager in executing and meeting daily production goals
  • Train plant staff on work instructions of individual productive roles
  • Monitor employee attendance and ensure appropriate staffing for volume requirements
  • Monitoring and controlling material resource requirements
  • Ensuring product quality and safety throughout the facility
  • Enforcing policies/procedures and safety regulations
  • Maintaining engagement within the operations team
  • Achieve plant production budgets
  • Execute cost control programs
  • Drive continuous improvement in the production process
  • Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
  • Prepare and maintain production reports
  • Monitor the performance of plant staff and execute necessary interventions for improvement


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience managing and leading people in an industrial manufacturing environment including managing production and employees, scheduling, training, meeting deadlines and project schedules.
  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred.
  • Degree in Manufacturing or other Operational field strongly preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and drive needed to work effectively within a fast-growing company;
  • Hands-on with a high sense of integrity, sound judgment and sense of urgency.
  • Proven supervisory experience including coaching, training and development of team to achieve results.
  • Strong prioritization and time management skills.
  • A motivated self-starter who can work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication (oral, written and interpersonal) skills.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Ability to operate warehouse and manufacturing equipment safety.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, have the ability to read & write, be punctual, generally like building or creating things and be able to multi-task.


  • Manufacturing environment.
  • Medical, dental and vision plans
  • life insurance
  • 401(k), 7 paid holidays, and PTO (paid time off)
  • PLM Companies is a drug free workplace, and equal opportunity employer

Online Application.