Plant Manager

Website Arcosa

Plant Manager Job Highlights

Title Plant Manager
Type Full Time
Experience 5-10 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Belen, NM, United States
Company Arcosa

Company Profile

Arcosa provides infrastructure-related products and solutions with leading brands serving engineered structures, construction, and transportation markets.

Job Profile

The company (Arcosa Wind Towers) is looking to hire a Plant Manager who will lead a new plant start-up at our brownfield site and have the opportunity to build the culture from the ground up.

Be responsible for coordinating and executing on-the-ground plant start-up activities.

Upon the start of production, you and your team will also be responsible for streamlining/standardizing workflow and creating a collaborative team environment to increase productivity and develop a culture of safety, respect, and empowerment.

Identify and drive continuous improvement efforts, optimizing inventory, increasing plant capacity, improving process planning capabilities, driving short- and long-term continuous improvement, and delivery performance.

The position will report to the BU Director of Operations.

Educational Qualification

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum of 5 to 10 years of experience managing overall operations in an industrial manufacturing environment
  • Experience in an industrial steel manufacturing plant
  • Experience with moderate to complex project management involving materials and manufacturing processes in a steel fabrication environment


  • Consistently and accurately achieve desired and promised results
  • Develop and accurately forecast financial budgets and activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency
  • Develop and communicate the vision for the plant and implement strategy and objectives effectively
  • Direct and manage resources to implement tactical business plans and programs to see work through the completion
  • Ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by developing the maintenance department and vendor/contractors to coordinate preventive maintenance requirements
  • Ensure the team has necessary resources and removes barriers where appropriate
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic and focus on Lean Manufacturing, Safety, Quality, Cost, Productivity, and P&L management
  • Identify talent correctly and develop a collaborative team of key contributors
  • Lead production, material procurement, production planning, distribution, cost accounting, EHS, and customer service teams
  • Lead the team and company to be an active and contributing partners in their communities
  • Own and develop employee and plant safety culture in order to ensure OSHA and company policy compliance
  • Prioritize the necessary resources and create the tactical steps required to accomplish goals on time
  • Set clear and consistent expectations for performance, hold teams and individuals accountable, and leverage resources available both at the plant and division levels to accomplish goals
  • Show ownership of all aspects of plant staffing and drive retention
  • Special projects and other duties as assigned


  • Able to apply quality control and manufacturing best practices for customer specification, code, and regulatory and testing requirements
  • Considerable knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and practices and ability to communicate specific projects with sustainable results
  • Excellent ability to communicate and interface with peers and customer representatives
  • Flexibility to be available after hours, on weekends, and on holidays as needed to support operations
  • Has led moderate to complex operations with products on manufacturing lines and cells including cutting steel plates, fitting, welding, and outfitting
  • Microsoft Office suite experience and proficiency with Excel
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making abilities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

Working Conditions

  • The work environment includes a plant, warehouse, production and non-production areas, and plant grounds.
  • This position may require work/maintenance coverage beyond the normal hours, shift, and on weekends/holidays
  • Ability to tolerate both high and low temperatures, and loud noises typical of a manufacturing plant
  • Safety Activities-
    -Be aware of and observe all safety practices
    -Know and follow all safety rules and procedures
    -Participate in safety committees and initiatives as assigned
  • As an important member of the team, you will be responsible for-
    -Activating the potential of our people
    -Caring for our customers
    -Optimizing operations
    -Integrating sustainability into our daily practices as well as our long-term strategy and promoting a results-driven culture that is aligned with long-term value creation.


  • 401(k) plan with Company Match
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness
  • Dental and Vision
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health and Pharmacy
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability

Employer’s Statement

Arcosa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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