An exceptional opportunity for a dynamic plant operations leader to plan and implement manufacturing growth and help scale the business with a strong team of executives.

Assignment: 4316
Title: Director of Plant Operations
Industry: Cabinetry
Reports To: Sr. Vice President of Plant Operations
Location: Georgia

Our Client:

Our client is a rapidly growing cabinetry manufacturer with a forward-thinking approach and commitment to empowering people.  This privately owned company believes in rewarding the people who bring the business vision to life.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain manufacturing P&L responsibility, provide leadership and vision, increase production and reduce total cost outlay
  • Create and sustain a highly effective and efficient operational infrastructure that will support and scale with the company’s rapid organic growth
  • Work in tandem with VP of Operations to positively impact plant layout, equipment, and handling systems
  • Drive accountability through all processes and roles in manufacturing
  • Set and maintain production schedule to achieve daily production targets
  • Ensure supply chain efficiency and stability
  • Create and oversee safety and employee training with an emphasis on productivity and resource conservation
  • Establish team KPIs
  • Establish effective top-down communication between employees, management and executives
  • Communicate and maintain company core values
  • Develop additional shifts, expansion plan, and reduce manhour/product

Position Requirements:

  • 5+ years of manufacturing leadership in kitchen cabinetry
  • Previous successful operational leadership with turnaround or rapid expansion experience
  • Experience producing frameless cabinetry
  • Strong organizational skills with plant processes, layout, and efficiency improvement
  • Literate in modern ERP and online tools
  • Data and metric driven leader able to drive objective accountability across the organization
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and in every format
  • Excellent team building and development skills


Ben Durshimer
Research Recruiter