Website CK Supply

Plant Manager Job Highlights

Title Plant Manager
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Highland, IL, United States
Company CK Supply

Company Profile

CK Supply is the largest, independent supplier of industrial gases, welding/cutting equipment, and supplies. The company is a definitive source of metalworking and gas-related technologies and solutions.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Plant Manager who will be responsible for ensuring timely and efficient delivery of products to customers.

Provides support and assistance to the production plant.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (preferred)


  • Adhere to the CK Core Values through behavior and words
  • Attend and participate in company meetings or meetings on behalf of the company as needed
  • Become a qualified tester in all departments to fill in when needed
  • Communicate with the Director of Manufacturing regarding production schedule and daily activities
  • Communicate with the Maintenance Department for any building or equipment repairs as needed
  • Complete monthly cycle counts and maintain proper inventory levels for production items
  • Comply with all administrative guidelines for completing required reports in a timely manner
  • Conduct regular safety meetings and monitor employees to ensure work is performed safely
  • Coordinate shipments to and from customers
  • Coordinate with the Director of Manufacturing in order to conduct interviews, hire employees, issue corrective actions, and execute performance reviews for the GCT Plant employees
  • Ensure A/R is within the expected parameters
  • Ensure the plant is fully operational during normal working hours
  • Enter customer orders and assist with billing as needed
  • Follow and enforce all safety guidelines and requirements including proper personal protective equipment for employees and visitors
  • Implement and monitor all required DOT, OSHA, and FDA regulations while maintaining proper documentation
  • Maintain propane and propylene inventory control
  • Manage, train, and develop all employees assigned to the GCT Plant
  • Schedule and communicate production responsibilities for testing and fuel gas filling
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally while leading all levels of the organization
  • Ability to delegate and monitor assigned tasks to completion
  • Ability to identify workflow discrepancies, errors, or problems and take needed corrective action
  • Ability to reach operation and distribution decisions based on logical and analytical reasoning ability
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and work on several projects simultaneously
  • Capable of working in diverse and oftentimes unpleasant weather conditions
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to work independently and have the ability to establish efficient work schedules
  • Must have the ability to operate all necessary equipment
  • Must possess a desire to continually learn new skills and grow as a manager
  • Must possess the ability to move or lift products and materials of varied sizes and weights, sometimes in excess of 75 pounds
  • Position requires bending, stooping, lifting, and climbing
  • Vision is correctable to within normal range for completion of reports
  • Willingness to provide feedback and corrective action to employees as needed

Work Environment

  • Handle hazardous materials
  • Work around dirt/dust
  • Work in extreme cold
  • Work in extreme heat
  • Work in noisy, loud conditions

Equipment Utilized

  • Barcoding scanner
  • Forklift
  • Hand cart
  • Various hand tools

Safety Equipment-

  • All proper safety equipment must be worn according to company policies and regulations including safety glasses, safety boots, and ear protection.


  • 15 days of paid time off
  • 401(K) with company match
  • 7 paid holidays
  • Company-focus on developing employees through training
  • Company-paid short-term disability and life insurance
  • Competitive medical, dental, vision, long-term disability
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee and family-owned
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • HSA Account with Company Contribution
  • Open-book management with year-end company bonus eligibility
  • Strong brand and reputation in the market
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Employer’s Statement

CK Supply and any subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.

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