Plant Superintendent / CT8760
Saint-Gobain - Jackson, MS

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Through innovation and creative product design, CertainTeed has helped shape the building products industry for more than 100 years. Founded in 1904 as General Roofing Manufacturing Company, the firm made its slogan "Quality Made Certain, Satisfaction Guaranteed," which quickly inspired the name CertainTeed. Today, CertainTeed® is North America's leading brand of exterior and interior building products, including roofing, siding, windows, fence, decking, railing, trim, foundations, pipe, insulation, gypsum, ceilings and access covers. Headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa., CertainTeed and its affiliates have more than 6,000 employees and more than 65 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada.--------------------------------------------------GENERAL FUNCTION: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, the incumbent is accountable for managing and ensuring the safe and efficient operation of the extrusion of vinyl siding and accessories, blending, warehouse, purchasing and scheduling The incumbent is accountable for determining and implementing the most cost-effective means of producing product while meeting the safety, quality and service, and cost requirements.

The incumbent is responsible for all operations of the plant in the absence of the Plant Manager. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage safety, quality, service, and cost performance of the production, blending, warehouse, scheduling and purchasing functions to meet or exceed stated goals and objectives In collaboration with plant staff and Human Resources, determine staffing, selection, and deployment of employees based on actual and forecasted sales Provide coaching and feedback to direct and indirect reports Identify development opportunities to improve overall individual and team performance Participate with Plant management and staff to define culture, promote positive employee relations, improve communication systems and policies, and support the overall growth and direction of the Jackson plant Prepare and track departmental budgeting, forecasting and analysis Assign objectives and projects to direct reports and guide, monitor, and evaluate results Promote and manage the continuous improvement of the Jackson Plant by benchmarking operations, and researching and implementing new industry advances Eliminate production waste and reduce variability Collaborate with other location plant superintendents to maximize quality and safety standards and improve process and safety procedures KNOWLEDGE: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. MBA preferred. A minimum of 10 years experience in production operations with demonstrated skills leading and supervising direct reports.

The incumbent must possess the following skills: ·Strong leadership to motivate and direct a large group of employees ·The ability to direct a continuous operation ·A working knowledge of the Lean Manufacturing Philosophy and the perpetual inventory system ·Excellent communication and listening skills ·Ability to lead and manage change

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