Job: Plant Manager

Title Plant Manager
Categories Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain
Location South of the Twin Cities
Job Information

SkyWater is working a confidential search for a well-known Minnesota manufacturer. Our client is looking for a Plant Manager to lead their manufacturing facility south of the Twin Cities. If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please email your resume in Word format to


This client is are a leader in their industry, and own about 40% of the Twin Cities market. They are a growing Minnesota based organization, and have been delivering high quality, innovative products for over 70 years.

  • Manage the entire facility and manufacturing operations of a 100,000 square foot plant.
  • Manage 8-10 direct reports: 2 Fabrication Supervisors, Primary Hull Supervisor, Paint Supervisor, Final Assembly Supervisor, Sub Assembly Supervisor, Shipping Supervisor, Maintenance and Tooling Supervisors.
  • Oversee about 150 direct and indirect reports within assembly, machining, maintenance, fabrication/welding, painting, tooling, quality, warehousing, shipping and receiving.
  • Implement new processes and procedures to improve overall plant production and efficiency.
Desired Skills and Experience:

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferably in manufacturing or engineering)
  • 8+ years of manufacturing experience
  • 2+ years of plant leadership experience
  • Experienced with lean manufacturing
Job ID# 1294
About Skywater Search Partners

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Our practice areas are led by highly experienced executive recruiters who take great care in fully understanding client requirements and candidate qualifications.

Practice Expertise:

– Accounting and Finance

– Consumer Package Goods (CPG)

– Engineering

– Human Resources (HR)

– Information Technology

– Operations

– Sales and Marketing

– Supply Chain

Founded on long-standing relationships and hundreds of successful placements throughout the Twin Cities business community, SkyWater Search Partners is a proven resource for clients and candidates looking to quickly and confidently explore their “short list” of best choices. Count on us to find the best people – and the best fit.

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