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Plant Supervisor- Topeka

Date: Jan 30, 2019

Location: Topeka, KS, US, 66616

Company: Contech Engineered Solutions LLC

Location: Topeka, KS

Contech Engineered Solutions is seeking a Plant Supervisor to join our team. The Plant Manager is accountable for directing and supervising the manufacturing operations at the plant from receipt of materials through shipping, utilizing the facilities, equipment, and personnel to achieve the highest level of production of products while maintaining the highest level of safety and quality at the lowest possible cost.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct oversight and responsibility for 15+ employees.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all manufacturing processes and production equipment. Maintains a thorough up to date knowledge of specifications required by the customers and government agencies. Maintains up to date knowledge of ICC and D.O.T. regulations.
  • Provides daily direction to staff functions, including production scheduling, inventory, order processing and transportation. Supervises one or more of the following:Foreman, working leader, plant Clerks, Production Planner and expediter/scheduler. Directs activities pertaining to the all production operations.
  • Resolves major problems in scheduling changes, equipment utilization, and personnel requirements.
  • Coordinates directly with internal and external Customers, including Customer Solutions and Sales personnel with regard to orders, routings, specifications, pricing, shipping, etc. to ensure high quality products consistent with profit goals and strategies.
  • Develops and maintains high plant standards of safety and working conditions to provide maximum protection for the employees and equipment.
  • Provides sustained leadership to all employees in administering an effective APF Program. Enforces the PPE requirement with anyone entering the property. Educates all Employees to the Contech safety procedures including monthly safety meetings, safety postings, safety audits and on-line training.
  • Ensures that all products manufactured or distributed are of the highest quality and meet the applicable specifications. All quality procedures are followed and recorded with accordance with our policy. Maintains a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction including a 98% on time delivery performance.
  • The ability to analyze and evaluate monthly metrics regarding Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost & Inventory. Develop and initiate corrective actions to coarse correct toward Company goals.
  • Maintain proper inventory levels to support the local market. Work with corporate inventory analysts to adjust as necessary. Identify OSMI and develop and initiate corrective actions to course correct toward Company goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.




  • Bachelors degree preferred; related work experience will be considered
  • 5 years management experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of plant operations, of driving continuous improvement initiatives and of establishing a culture that supports continuous improvement activities
  • Strong ability to build relationships.  Demonstrated ability to effectively interact across multiple levels of the organization and across functions.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Broad knowledge of business functions, including Safety, Quality, Production Operations, Accounting, Inventory Management, Cost Control, and Shipping
  • Computer proficient including Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint & Project

Local Candidates Only Please. No Relocation Assistance is Available.

Contech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Click here to view information regarding your Equal Employment Opportunity rights and protections: EEO is the Law & EEO is the Law Supplement.

Contech is a drug-free workplace and conducts pre-employment testing as a condition of employment.   (
If you are unable to apply online due to a disability, contact the Contech Recruiting team at (513) 645-7000)

Nearest Major Market: Topeka

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