Plant Manager
Solo Cup Corporation - Thomaston, GA

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Job Description:
Directs and coordinates overall plant operations.
Ensures that objectives are achieved at the lowest cost
consistent with quality requirements. Delegates
authority to key manager/supervisors.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of plant to
obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations
and maximize profits.
  • Plans and develops organization policies and goals
and implements goals through subordinate
administrative personnel.
  • Directs preparation of directives to division or
department administrator outlining policy, program,
or operations changes to be implemented.
  • Coordinates production activities with procurement,
maintenance and quality control activities to obtain
optimum production and utilization of human
resources, machines, and equipment.
  • Reviews and analyzes production, quality control,
maintenance and operational reports to determine
causes of nonconformity with product specifications
and operating or production problems.
  • Develops and implements operating methods and
procedures designed to eliminate operating problems
and improve product quality.
  • Revises production schedules and priorities as
result of equipment failure or operating problems.
  • Consults with engineering personnel relative to
modification of machines and equipment in order to
improve production and quality of products.
  • Manages and evaluates performance of staff by
coaching employees, conducting performance
appraisals, administers discipline, training and
  • Analyzes and determines manpower requirements,
determines qualifications and individuals for hire,
assigns and directs work, ensures proper safety
equipment is worn and proper safety procedures are
followed. Responsible for the safety of all plant
  • Reviews new product plans and discusses equipment
needs and modifications in collaboration with other
key people within and outside the plant.
  • Will perform other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements:
  • BS degree in Management Science, Engineering or
related field.
  • 7 - 10 years experience in a manufacturing
environment in a management position required.
  • 7 - 10 years in the Thermoforming industry required.
Take-out container manufacturing experience would be
a big plus.
  • Proven record in managing high speed production
  • Ability to communicate in English, plan, organize
and prioritize work load, work independently or in a
team setting.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, mathematical,
computer and analytical skills.
Division/Department : SoloCup

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Solo Cup is not just the maker of the iconic red solo cup, it's a major player in the disposable consumer products industry. The...