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Working As An Assistant Plant Manager

  • Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work
  • Getting Information
  • Scheduling Work and Activities
  • Make Decisions

  • Stressful

  • $56,340

    Average Salary

What Does An Assistant Plant Manager Do At Airgas Usa LLC

* The Assistant Plant Manager coordinates efforts among appointed management personnel to improve the functioning of the organization.
* The Assistant Site Manager assumes responsibility for the plant operation in absence of the Site Manager.
* Specific responsibilities include:
* Schedule filling priorities to ensure customer demands are achieved in a reliable and cost effective manner by working with inside sales, quality control, production, and distribution departments.
* Responsible for meeting inventory control targets, raw material procurement and optimizing utilization of resources.
* Implement and manage assigned plant loss prevention, labor, and product liability program.
* Monitor compliance to ensure policies are understood and strictly adhered to.
* Recruit and train as needed to ensure that adequate levels of staffing exist to operate the organization.
* Maintain positive employee relations.
* Reinforce and correct employee performance, as necessary.
* Supervise and develop direct reports.
* Provide framework for development of indirect reports.
* Participate in appraisal and salary review process.
* As a team member, participate in project meetings to achieve overall cost reductions or capacity increase, working closely with the division engineering group.
* Order Raw Materials when required

What Does An Assistant Plant Manager Do At Darigold, Inc.

* Provide leadership and supervision for all plant production shifts and associated personnel.
* Effectively motivate, train and communicate with supervisors to assure superior levels of safety, reliability, sanitation, and quality.
* Insure individual and team levels of performance meet or exceed goals and expectations.
* Prepare and conduct team meetings as necessary for proper communications and development of teams.
* Be able to work with Engineering and Quality Assurance staff’s to create a cooperative environment.
* Develop an expert knowledge of the production process and associated equipment.
* Be able to analytically and systematically troubleshoot manufacturing issues and develop the team to be self-directed in the same activities.
* Ensure that proper GMP procedures are followed.
* Be able to perform daily checks and reports to ensure that the products produced are of the highest quality.
* Reinforce sense of urgency during production runs and periods of equipment downtime.
* Effectively communicate issues to the management team

What Does An Assistant Plant Manager Do At Noble Oil Service, Inc.

* Provide direction to facility personnel, to include: refinery operators, terminal operators and warehouse/filter technicians.
* Ensure SOPs are followed and assist Plant Manager with writing any new SOPs as required.
* Review lab results, process conditions and visual indicators to produce on spec product.
* Coordinate and maintain all equipment in proper working order.
* Manage staffing schedule adjustments.
* Assist Front Line Supervisors and Plant Manager with maintaining, planning, and selection of proper staffing levels.
* Maintain employee work schedules, to include assignments, overtime, and paid time off.
* Maintain a safe working environment and ensure PPE is worn, as required.
* Evaluate and identify opportunities to improve efficiencies and product quality in all divisions.
* Deliver daily reports to Plant Manager on inventories, production yields and operations issues.
* Coordinate and supervise any special projects under the direction of Plant Manager.
* Ensure that all facility personnel are up to date on current procedures, certifications, compliance requirements and safe work practices.
* Assist EHS Manager in accordance with SOP’s.
* Complete evaluations for staff and assist Plant Manager with hiring of new staff.
* Provide guidance and assistance to operators based on their evaluation.
* Facilitate operator certification for confined space entry, lock out/tag out, equipment usage, etc. and ensure they are kept up to date.
* Coordinate and maintain all turnaround activities.
* Monitor facility to ensure that only authorized personnel are permitted on site.
* Coordinate with Day Shift Team Leaders to ensure effective tank farm management.
* Inform Maintenance Team Leader of any process or equipment problems or repairs as needed.
* Ensure plant operates in a manner consistent with federal and state regulatory agencies.
* Monitor payroll and timesheets for all facility personnel.
* Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
* Other duties as assigned by Plant Manager

What Does An Assistant Plant Manager Do At Matheson Linweld

* include the following.
* Other duties may be assigned.
* Demonstrate a strong focus on safety by attending meetings, maintaining work areas in a clean and organized state, identifying and eliminating hazards, etc.
* Adjust plant controls and monitor/manage process parameters and equipment status in order to meet product specifications and production requirements.
* Through training provided, obtain working knowledge of the air separation process and associated equipment.
* Assist with startups and shutdowns of the ASP in a safe and efficient manner as dictated by operating conditions and business needs.
* Prepare and review QA documents to certify product quality.
* Perform release of medical grade product per FDA regulations.
* Prepare and maintain production operations and distribution records to meet internal and external requirements.
* Perform routine calibration and maintenance of analytical equipment and maintain appropriate records.
* Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on compressors, pumps, turbines, valves, motors, and other plant equipment as required.
* Scheduling and supervision of contractors.
* Assist the Plant Manager to achieve all production, efficiency, quality and budgetary targets.
* Identify and evaluate process/equipment problems and take corrective actions to resolve.
* Assist the Plant Manager in creating and maintaining local operating procedures to assure they are accurate and current.
* Assist the Plant Manager with the implementation and maintenance of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality systems in order to meet the requirements of internal and external policies and regulations.
* Optimize plant performance by tracking performance data and identifying opportunities for improvement.
* Complete all training assignments on time.
* Share On
* Call duties with other ASP personnel.
* Perform other projects and duties as assigned.
* Required Experience

What Does An Assistant Plant Manager Do At Calportland

bull; Assist the Plant Manager in oversight of daily mining, aggregate processing and asphalt production; will help set-up and supervise daily crew activity in all the above operations • Assist in the preparation and management of operational and capital budgets, as well as updating forecasts; prepares periodic reports and presentations on the status of operations. • Responsible for daily production reporting and inventory management • Help assure that products meet specifications and high standards of quality • Analyze equipment use, mining activity and plant processes for efficiency, power/fuel utilization and costs; initiate recommendations for improvement • Help ensure proper equipment maintenance • Promote a strong safety culture and help provide oversight of safe work practices, providing a safe work environment and safety training • Assure high environmental standards with mine-site reclamation, air emissions, water quality and material handling • Help ensure a high level of customer service and client satisfaction • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and business ethic code and ensure that they are communicated and implemented within the team

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Assistant Plant Manager Career Paths

Average Length of Employment
Plant Manager 5.5 years
Production Manager 4.2 years
Packaging Manager 3.5 years
Top Employers Before
Supervisor 7.1%
Manager 4.1%
Foreman 2.4%
Top Employers After
Owner 3.0%
Manager 2.9%
Supervisor 2.8%
Consultant 2.5%

Assistant Plant Manager Demographics

Gender

Male

86.5%

Female

12.1%

Unknown

1.5%
Ethnicity

White

83.0%

Hispanic or Latino

9.6%

Asian

5.6%

Unknown

1.3%

Black or African American

0.6%
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Languages Spoken

Spanish

63.2%

Japanese

7.0%

German

5.3%

French

5.3%

Portuguese

3.5%

Chinese

1.8%

Romanian

1.8%

Cantonese

1.8%

Mandarin

1.8%

Carrier

1.8%

Dakota

1.8%

Thai

1.8%

Lingala

1.8%

Italian

1.8%
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Assistant Plant Manager Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

11.9%

Purdue University

9.8%

Auburn University

6.2%

University of Wisconsin - Stout

5.7%

Mississippi State University

5.7%

Iowa State University

5.2%

Pennsylvania State University

4.7%

Indiana Wesleyan University

4.7%

University of Alabama

4.1%

Kansas State University

4.1%

Webster University

4.1%

Texas A&M University

4.1%

University of Kentucky

4.1%

University of Wisconsin - Platteville

3.6%

Appalachian State University

3.6%

Villanova University

3.6%

University of Cincinnati

3.6%

Middle Tennessee State University

3.6%

University of Memphis

3.6%

Georgia Institute of Technology -

3.6%
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Majors

Business

39.1%

Management

7.2%

Mechanical Engineering

5.9%

Industrial Technology

4.5%

Industrial Engineering

4.5%

Accounting

4.2%

Operations Management

3.2%

General Studies

3.1%

Engineering And Industrial Management

3.1%

Electrical Engineering

2.8%

Criminal Justice

2.5%

Chemical Engineering

2.5%

Electrical Engineering Technology

2.4%

Education

2.4%

Engineering

2.4%

Computer Science

2.2%

Marketing

2.2%

Finance

2.1%

Agricultural Business

2.0%

Manufacturing Engineering

1.9%
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Degrees

Bachelors

44.6%

Other

27.5%

Masters

14.5%

Associate

8.4%

Certificate

2.5%

Diploma

1.3%

Doctorate

0.8%

License

0.4%
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Real Assistant Plant Manager Salaries

Job Title Company Location Start Date Salary
Assistant Plant Manager General Motors Company Lake Orion, MI Apr 01, 2010 $185,000
Business Improvement/Assistant Plant Manager Alcan Primary Products Corporation Robards, KY Oct 01, 2012 $145,000
Assistant Plant Manager Horsehead Corporation Chicago, IL Jul 14, 2015 $137,904
Assistant Plant Manager Horsehead Corporation Chicago, IL Oct 01, 2014 $120,000
Assistant Plant Manager (Food Technologist) Kemps, LLC Farmington, MN Dec 02, 2012 $82,700
Assistant Plant Manager Tyson Foods, Inc. Sedalia, MO Dec 18, 2011 $79,798
Assistant Plant Manager Tyson Foods, Inc. Sedalia, MO Oct 01, 2010 $76,450
Assistant Plant Manager Kisco Conformal Coating, LLC Milford, CT Sep 01, 2009 $71,656
Mechanical Engineer/Assistant Plant Manager Marianas Gas Corporation Jun 01, 2014 $69,000
Assistant Plant Manager ESM Group Inc. Saxonburg, PA Dec 01, 2010 $68,620
Assistant Breaker Plant Manager Rose Acre Farms, Inc. Seymour, IN Jul 30, 2011 $63,814
Assistant Plant Manager Glasswall LLC Miami, FL Jun 23, 2010 $63,440
Assistant Plant Manager ESM Group Inc. Saxonburg, PA Dec 01, 2010 $60,000
ATO Center Assistant Plant Manager Metso Automation USA Inc. Shrewsbury, MA Mar 08, 2012 $58,100 -
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Top Skills for An Assistant Plant Manager

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Top Assistant Plant Manager Skills

  1. Safety Program
  2. Production Supervisors
  3. Production Facility
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Created and established all Safety Programs.
  • Work with Production Supervisors in approving vacation schedules requested by Production employees while considering effects on customer job completion.
  • Assist the Plant Manager in the day to day operations of the production facility.
  • Analyzed weekly production schedules, coordinated receiving and cycle counting operations.
  • Developed and maintained strong and clear communication and rapport with plant personnel.

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