General Manager

Plastech Corporation
Rush City, Minnesota
Jul 11, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Plastech Corporation, an award winning custom injection molding company with more than 50 years of experience, is searching for a General Manager in Rush City, Minnesota.  As General Manager, you will be responsible for achieving operational excellence in all aspects of plant operations. You will lead, direct and coordinate the manufacturing Operations, Engineering, Quality, and Information Systems departments and related financial performance. You will be responsible for the safety of employees and the satisfaction of customers while improving the efficiency of labor, materials and processes.  As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, you will be involved in developing and executing  our strategic plan and initiatives and responsible for leading the focus on the Mission, Goals and Core Values of both Plastech Corporation and its holding company, Frandsen Corporation.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Developing and executing LEAN manufacturing plans
  • Oversight of all direct and indirect labor, plant scheduling, personnel issues, collaboration, communication and mediation with a focus on being the employer of choice in the community
  • Define, monitor and report on company key performance indicators along with operating plans, financial reports, budgeting, continuous improvement opportunities, and cost savings initiatives
  • Maintain accurate product costing
  • Provide oversite of the Information Systems staff to ensure the ERP system and other critical computer systems are well maintained, backed up and supported
  • Participate in strategic planning and take full responsibility for leading the execution strategy for operations
  • Identify, request and drive implementation of investments to improve and preserve capital assets including equipment, tooling and facilities
  • Formulate and execute policies, procedures, standard work and programs to develop employees and the organization

To be successful as General Manager, you must have the following qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Business Administration, Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ten or more years of experience in manufacturing management with outstanding leadership qualities, with a preference for injection molded plastic products
  • Five or more years managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operation of a smaller manufacturer
  • Demonstrated experience in Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques
  • Technical skills in materials and inventory management, production scheduling and facilities management
  • Exceptional computer skills including ERP manufacturing software and Microsoft Office Suite 


Plastech Corporation is a diversified custom manufacturer of high quality, injection molded components and fully assembled products. Throughout its fifty-year existence, Plastech has had a single owner. That continuity, coupled with financial stability, has enabled Plastech to steadily expand our injection molding capabilities and plastics processing technologies. Plastech has become a complete supplier of injection molded, assembled and packaged products for drop shipment to customers throughout North America by focusing on a single objective -- Perfect Parts, On Time, Every Time

Plastech Corporation is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Pre-employment Drug Screening and background checks are required

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