Manufacturing Plant Manager


Streetsboro, OH, US, 44241

REQ ID:  46197

SEE designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient.


Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers who are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.


SEE generated $5.3 billion in revenue in 2022 and has approximately 16,300 employees who serve customers in 120 countries/territories. To learn more, visit


Plant Overview – The Streetsboro, OH business was acquired by SEE in 2019 as an addition to the Protective Equipment portfolio.  The facility generates ~$65M per year in revenue and its machines enable additional revenue opportunities for other SEE locations supplying the consumable materials.  The site manufactures bagging equipment utilized in a wide variety of applications, from automatically counting and bagging individual screws to larger machines creating mailer bags ready to ship to e-commerce customers.

Position Overview: We are looking for an exceptional leader to be our Manufacturing Plant Manager in Streetsboro, OH.   

The Manufacturing Plant Manager will oversee all daily plant operations while driving continuous improvement and optimization of all processes.  The Manufacturing Plant Manager will lead overall production and manufacturing of the PS125 Baggers, Autobag, SidePouch, and AirPouch equipment, in addition to ensuring policies and procedures are followed and inspire, develop, and engage employees at all levels.

Job Description

Five key qualities in a Manufacturing Plant Manager at SEE include:

  • Leadership:
    • ACTS WITH A STRATEGIC MINDSET - Believes in our Purpose and can align to team and organizational priorities. 
    • ADAPTIVE DECISION MAKER -Assesses situations to determine appropriate decision-making style and level of risk and takes ownership and responsibility for the consequences. 
    • CHANGE CHAMPION - Acts as a proactive role model and change champion for the benefit of the organization and teams.  
    • DELIVERS PERFORMANCE - Holds self and others accountable for performance and results, while we continue to grow and improve to achieve our Purpose. 
    • INSPIRATIONAL LEADER - Energizes and inspires a sense of direction, purpose, and excitement for their own team. Believes every person has an impact and contributes to our success.
    • ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE - Lead organizational change efforts to increase site production volume, sustain and improve employee output, engagement and morale

Description (cont.)

  • Operations Management:
    • Oversees operational performance in Plant Management, EHS (Environmental, Health & Safety), Quality, Production, Operational Excellence, Maintenance, and Engineering to maintain high standards of manufacturing operations by ensuring quality product at a lower cost / service, on-time delivery and producing eco-friendly product in safe manner to meet society requirement on environments.  
    • Responsible for zero harm culture and processes, tools and behaviors that drive to zero accidents.
    • Overall Supply Chain Management and Operational Leadership to ensure plant performance and productivity is meeting or exceeding expectations
    • Maintain sustainable performance targets in Quality, Production, Operational Excellence, Maintenance, EHS and Engineering aligned to overall Supply Chain strategy and goals
    • Oversee planning, organizing, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
    • Develop an operational excellence system including coaching and leading continuous improvement activities throughout the plant  
    • Increase production, asset capacity and flexibility while minimizing unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
    • Responsibility for production output, product quality and on-time delivery

Description (cont.)

  • People Management:
    • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
    • Share a trusting relationship with plant and support staff
    • Recruit, manage and develop new and existing employees
    • Leadership development through talent review, experiential opportunities and talent programs
    • Influence and learn from plant staff, peers and leaders
  • Strategic Direction:
    • Leads operations team on developing plans/tactics and sets direction to ensure company remains competitive in all aspects
    • Formulates and recommends manufacturing policies and programs that allow the organization to improve its competitive and profitability position
    • Sense of urgency to deliver and perform, while implementing creative thinking within plant processes and connections to other areas of the organization
    • Alignment with Global Supply Chain Functions, Sales, I&D, Production and Manufacturing team to achieve common goals
    • Implement strategies in alignment with company initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
    • Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts

Description (cont.)

  • Financial Management & Analytics:
    • Works with Finance Department Head, and Sales team to complete aggressive yearly budget and submit for leadership approval
    • Review with finance team on all costs and expenses, making sure they meet and exceed the budgeted EBITDA
    • Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
    • Collect and analyze data to report on plant effectiveness
    • Increase revenue by meeting customer demands with zero issues
    • Identify and implement the organization’s short- and long-term business planning and scheduling methodologies
    • Optimize methods that ensure service levels, inventory and resource utilization are in line with corporate production, expenditures, KPI’s and goals
    • Drive overall profitability by addressing complex issues and devising and delivering Lean processes
    • Streamline manufacturing productivity planning focused on customer schedules and demand as well as release planning that ensures inventory and service level agreements were maintained
    • Analyze all available data and report out plant effectiveness along with continuous improvement opportunities


  • BS degree in Engineering, Business Management or related field
  • Proven work experience as a Plant Manager
  • Proven managerial and leadership experience
  • Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
  • Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

Requisition id: 46197 

Relocation: No  


The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.


*Please be cautious of fraudulent recruiting efforts using the SEE name or logo. SEE will never request private information during the application process, such as a Driver's License or Social Security Number. If you have any concerns about information received from SEE during the application process, please reach out to us directly at [email protected]



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