Plant Manager



Reports To:      President

Job Type:           Full-Time; Salaried Exempt position

Position Summary:

The Plant Manager oversees all daily operations of the plant, ensuring that production schedules are met with optimal safety, quality, and efficiency. This role requires a proactive leader who can foster a culture of safety, quality, continuous improvement, and teamwork.  responsible for managing resources, developing staff, and identifying and implementing strategic initiatives to achieve business goals.


Key Responsibilities:

Operational Management:

  • Oversee the entire production process, collaborate with Production Managers and Leads ensuring that production targets are met on time and within budget.
  • Develop and implement manufacturing strategies that align with company objectives and enhance productivity.
  • Monitor scorecard indicators to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with all safety regulations and promote a culture of safety within the plant.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing team of managers, production coordinators, technicians, and production staff to achieve production goals.
  • Foster a positive work environment that encourages teamwork, innovation, and accountability.
  • Conduct regular performance reviews and provide feedback and development opportunities for team members.

Resource Management:

  • Manage plant resources effectively, including labor, materials, and equipment.
  • Optimize inventory levels and work closely with the supply chain team to ensure timely availability of materials.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities to minimize downtime and ensure equipment reliability.
  • Maximizes production efficiencies by focusing on continuous improvement opportunities through the use of documentation, analysis, reporting, and implementation of corrective action activities.


  • Monitors and maintains our internal quality system ensuring that all products meet or exceed customer expectations and quality standards.
  • Implement and maintain quality control processes and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Work closely with the quality team to address any issues and drive root cause analysis.

Financial Management:

  • Develop and manage the plant budget, ensuring cost control and financial performance.
  • Analyze financial data and operational metrics to drive informed decision-making.
  • Identify and implement cost-saving initiatives without compromising quality or safety.

Strategic Leadership/Planning:

  • Participate in the development of strategic plans for the plant and the company (LINDAR is an EOS Company).
  • Identify opportunities for growth and innovation in manufacturing processes and technologies.
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices to maintain a competitive edge.

Desired Qualifications


  • Ability to model and live LINDAR core values: Integrity, Initiative, Teamwork and Relationships.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field OR equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in a plant management role within the manufacturing industry, preferably in thermoforming, rotational molding, or plastics manufacturing.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing production operations and leading teams.
  • Strong understanding of manufacturing processes, quality control, and safety regulations.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in using ERP systems and other manufacturing software.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and proven ability to make data-driven decisions.


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance

Job Type

Plant Manager


Baxter ,MN

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