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Plant Manager - Manufacturing Operations

West Chester, OH · Manufacturing

Salary: $110,000 - $125,000 + Bonus + Relocation Assistance


We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Plant Manager to lead our manufacturing operations in West Chester, Ohio. This role is pivotal in driving operational excellence, implementing Lean strategies, and fostering a positive team environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in manufacturing leadership, particularly in Block, Wall, or Paver fabrication, and will be poised for growth into a VP position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and Communicate Business Objectives: Align plant operations with company goals and objectives.
  • Direct Day-to-Day Operations: Ensure optimal performance and efficiency in daily manufacturing activities.
  • Implement Lean Strategies: Drive continuous improvement through Lean methodologies.
  • Monitor Key Performance Indicators (KPIs): Analyze data to identify areas for process improvement.
  • Lead Strategic Initiatives: Oversee and execute strategic projects to enhance plant performance.
  • Create a Positive Team Environment: Foster a collaborative and motivated workforce.
  • Ensure Effective Inventory Management: Maintain accurate inventory levels to support production needs.


  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Operations Management or a related field.
  • Experience:
    • 5+ years of manufacturing leadership experience.
    • 5+ years in Block, Wall, or Paver fabrication experience (experience with Besser, Hess, Columbia, Tiger, Masa, or other block/paver machines is essential).
  • Leadership Skills: Proven track record of leading teams in a self-directed environment.
  • Communication Skills: Strong verbal and written communication abilities.
  • Technical Proficiency: Proficiency in Microsoft Office; experience with INFOR or Syteline is a plus.

About West Chester, Ohio:

West Chester is a vibrant community known for its excellent quality of life, top-rated schools, and family-friendly atmosphere. Located just north of Cincinnati, it offers a perfect blend of suburban tranquility and easy access to urban amenities.

Why This Is a Great Opportunity:

  • Executive Leadership Exposure: Work directly with executive leadership, gaining valuable insights and mentorship.
  • Career Growth: Opportunity for rapid advancement into a VP position.
  • Company Culture: Join a people-focused organization with a great culture.
  • Benefits: Enjoy 4 weeks of vacation to start and a 401k match of 4%.
  • Work-Life Balance: M-F schedule with minimal overtime required.

Apply Now:

If you are a motivated and experienced manufacturing leader ready to take the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply. Join us in West Chester and be part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and excellence.

As recruiters, we are skilled in our field and understand how to match an opportunity with the individual. If you choose to send us your resume, be advised we will not share it with any employer without your permission. 

If this isn't the right position for you, please share it with someone who might be interested. In the meantime, please look at our website – we have other openings that may suit your needs!

Thank you,

Brian Hughes

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