Job Description

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Plant Manager

  • Job Tag: #LI-AR2
  • Posted: February 12,2024

SkyWater is partnering with an existing client who’s looking for a Plant Manager to lead their plant in the Sioux Falls area! This person will oversee a team of 8 managerial reports spanning across multiple facets of their business while leading a team of roughly 300 indirect team members. The Plant Manager will be responsible for leading the day-to-day operations of the plant while looking for process improvements, implementing lean manufacturing initiatives, finding efficiencies, and much more. We’re looking for a hands-on plant manager who’s interested in growing to a multi-site role in the future. 


  • Oversee the daily plant operations (production, engineering, supply chain, etc.).
  • Work with company leadership to implement initiatives & strategic directives for the plant.
  • Find process improvement opportunities and create efficiencies.
  • Implement lean manufacturing policies across the plant.
  • Lead & grow the managerial team while overseeing a large team of indirect reports.
  • Place an emphasis on safety & quality throughout the plant.
  • Other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment. o 3-5+ years of people management experience.
  • Strong communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Ability to problem solve, multi-task and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.

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