Location:Garfield Heights, Oh
Department:Plastics Operations
Job Type:Exempt
Job Title:Plant Manager
Job Code:GPM
Description:Automated Packaging Systems, Inc., headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio is the recognized leader in flexible packaging. We design and manufacture state-of-the-art packaging machinery and and bagging materials, and back them with the industry's largest service organization. Our employees earn competitive salaries and enjoy a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401(k), and employee stock ownership.

We have an immediate opportunity at our Garfield Hts Plant for a positive operations leader with flexographic printing knowledge. Total of 140 employees with production on a continuous basis.  Processes include extrusion of film and wide web printing. Key member of plastics operations leadership team for US operations.

Responsibilities include:

-      Develop and lead plant leadership team

-      Ensure a safe work environment and EPA compliance

-      Positive employee relations and engage employees in continuous improvement

-      Meet or exceed goals in plant metrics including: quality, productivity, customer service, inventory, on-time delivery etc.

-      Capital and expense budgeting and controls

-      Equipment maintenance, PM program

-      Collaboration with other plant teams and other functions


Requirements include:

-      5 or more years of operations management experience

-      Knowledge of pre-press flexographic printing preferably wide web on plastics.  Film extrusion experience preferred.

-      Bachelor’s degree preferably in engineering or business management – or equivalent experience

-      Experience/knowledge:  ISO, six sigma, lean manufacturing, TOC, continuous improvement, performance metrics, AIB is a plus

-      Continuous improvement through employee engagement and performance management

-      Experience with capital and expense budgeting; data analysis

-      Communications skills: verbal, written, and group facilitation and presentation

Contact Name:Tim Araps
Title:HR Director
Address:Automated Packaging Systems, Inc.
 10175 Philipp Parkway
Email: tim.araps@autobag.com

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