Plant Manager

(#11314) - Colorado
Industry: Concrete Block, and Pavers

United Employment Group is seeking a Plant Manager in Colorado.


  • Provide direct guidance and coaching for direct reports inclusive of Customer Service, Dispatch/Delivery,
  • Yard, Quality and Production personnel
  • Assess staff skill set and address essential training needs to promote retention
  • Conduct performance reviews for direct reports and advise on year end performance reviews for all personnel.
  • Make critical hiring and firing decisions
  • Business Management Duties
  • Make critical decisions relative to production schedules, orders, invoicing and pricing
  • Oversee and approve cost center expenses
  • Manage annual plant expenses / P&L to meet / exceed annual plan
  • Contribute to annual budgeting / planning process
  • Manage locations month end close processes
  • Production Management Duties
  • Work with production to optimize process, meet production targets, and grow plant capacity
  • Compile monthly operations data and prepare monthly reports for Sr. Management
  • Make critical production scheduling decisions
  • Sales / Inventory Control
  • Coordinate with sales to address inventory volumes and production planning to meet regional demands
  • Maintain accurate control over total plant inventory
  • Process and manage sales orders and change orders received from customers, inside sales coordinator and sales representatives, set up sales order, terms payer and pre-lien data in SAP for initial order; delegating as needed to team.
  • Manages team for processing invoices, returns for credit, credit and debit memos following the guidelines outlines in company Policy documents.
  • Managing and processing EDI workflow orders; delegating as needed to team.
  • Changes delivery notes to reflect loading changes and inventory shortages
  • Assist in managing location pricing structure with sales teams in SAP, prepare and enter yearly pricing increases.
  • Process Daily cash reconciliation for location and resolve issues timely when occurred.
  • Provide marketing support for samples, catalogs and information requests by Sales Reps and Inside Sales Coordinator.
  • Responsible for assisting in maintenance and inventory of marketing materials.
  • Work with Sales Teams to coordinate customer requests and to help provide superior customer service.
  • Develops a working knowledge of all products and recommended installation requirements as well as established procedures.
  • Assist in the setup and maintenance of both indoor and outdoor product displays.
  • Answer any questions with regards to product, orders, invoicing and pricing.
  • Participates in physical semi-annual inventory counts throughout Region.
  • Processes receiving for resale and expenses as requested by Management and Internal Sales Coordinator and follows through on full circle to Customer Invoicing finalization.
  • Promotes TEAM environment by coaching, mentoring and leading direct personnel and other personnel staff.
  • Work with Human Resources to recruit, interview, select, hire and employ using EC-Recruiting module.
  • Responsible for monitoring and approving employee actions in EC (HRIS) in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for running time data audit report of recorded time and errors and track attendance.
  • Keep area clean and organized.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.


  • BS Degree in Manufacturing, Business, Engineering or similar technical trade preferred
  • High school diploma with 10+ years of Plant/Business leadership equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing / building materials industry preferred
  • Ability to lead diverse team
  • Manage locations month end close processes
  • Customer Service and Management experience in block manufacturing, or similar industry preferred
  • Requires good accounting, clerical skills and basic computer knowledge.
  • SAP experience preferred but not required.
  • Requires good reading, writing, mathematical skills and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to operate 10-key adding machine, copier, fax machine, and any other office equipment required to perform essential duties of the position.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Regular attendance is required.
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