Plant Manager


Job Purpose:

To manage the daily operations of the Production Department and its Employees.

Ensure quantity and quality requirements are met.

Defined Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Production schedules: Planning production schedules and making sure they meet customer requirements, facility capabilities, and financial planning.
  • Productivity goals: Identifying productivity goals and developing strategies to meet them at a low cost.
  • Process monitoring: Monitoring processes to ensure efficiency and compliance.
  • Work environment: Maintaining a safe work environment for employees.
  • Quality standards: Managing quality standards.
  • Performance metrics: Managing performance metrics.
  • Budget: Keeping operational expenses within budget allowance and investigating cost-reduction measures.
  • Documentation: Creating documentation protocols and ensuring that all records of operations are properly maintained and reviewed.
  • Policies and procedures: Ensuring policies and procedures are followed.
  • Processes: Developing processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality, and productivity.
  • Workforce: recruiting, hiring and training new staff.

    Handling employment issue in accordance with company policy.
  • Collaboration: work with other departments to collaborate activities and initiatives in order to achieve business results.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • MRP/ERP Experience (D365 preferred)
  • 8 plus years' experience as Plant Manager
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or production related major
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills
  • Experience with small batch tinted manufacturing
  • Experience with overseeing filling line operation is a big plus

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking through the factory.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk working on computers.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds at times.
  • Visual acuity to inspect products and machinery.


Kirker is a custom manufacturer of nail lacquer and nail care treatment products since the 1940's that has evolved into a full turnkey operation.

We are proud to offer our services in filling and packaging from free standing stock to beautifully designed packaging options and displays.

With manufacturing operations in the United States and Europe, we offer the right option to fit each customer's individual requirements.

Kirker offers a full range of services from product development, R&D, production, and quality control, to filling and pack off.

Our cutting-edge expertise, custom formulations, and first-class service have affirmed our leadership position within the industry.
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