Plant Manager

Fort Mill, SC

Posted: 05/16/2023 Industry: Laboratory - Industrial Chemicals Job Number: 05.09.SS3 Pay Rate: 90,000 - 100,000 Experience:

Job Description

We are working with a leading Printing & Digital Ink development company. They are seeking an experienced plant manager to oversee their full production facility in Fort Mill, SC. Must be U.S. Citizen or Resident. They are requiring experience in the production of a batch process in Inks or coatings. The focus of this role will be to improve existing products, maintain efficiencies, reduce waste, and manage their employees. The role will have 4 direst reports and approximately 80 employees over two shifts. If you are interested in joining a world class operation in the digital & flexographic ink manufacturing marketplace, reach out to your CPS recruiter today.

• Manages the manufacturing operation of aqueous flexographic, conventional and energy cured lithographic inks and coatings
• Manages the warehouse and distribution
• Leads a team of approximately 80 employees
• Responsible for employee safety, product quality, delivery, and cost for the plant in accordance with documented policy and procedures
• Responsible for the effective planning and financial performance of the plant
• Responsible for collaboration with R&D in the development of new, existing, or enhanced products
• Responsible for interaction with Purchasing in effective procurement of raw materials
• Communicate effectively with customers, other employees and departments.
• Write, review, revise and submit procedures to Corporate Document Control
• Embrace Lean Manufacturing principles and facilitate change using key performance indicators and demonstrate year-over-year improvements
• Ensure compliance to the ISO quality system and GMP requirements
• Verify the implementation and effectiveness of corrective and preventative actions

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at

JO:  05.09.SS3


Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
• Ten (10) years of industry related experience is preferred, five (5) or more years of experience required
• Windows and Microsoft Office proficient
• Experienced and capable of utilizing the ERP system
• An understanding safe work practices in a chemical environment
• Knowledge of 5S and Lean manufacturing principles
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Capable of working flexible hours, overtime when necessary

**If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Steve Sapita at

JO:  05.09.SS3


Meet Your Recruiter

Steve Sapita
Senior Technical Recruiter

SPECIALTIES:  All Industrial Research & Development Laboratory related positions including: Formulation Chemist; Synthetic Chemist; R & D Leadership; Analytical Chemistry; Technical Service; Regulatory; Project Mangers; Process Chemistry; Environmental and Health; Quality Positions; Material Scientist. 

EXPERIENCE:  My area of specialty includes: Coatings, Adhesives, Sealants, Specialty Chemicals, Building Materials, Polymers, Petrochemical, Agrochemical; Surface Cleaners; Ink; Surfactants; Resins. 

The levels of candidates that I place include Chemists; Sr Chemists; Innovation; Directors; Quality Professionals; Technical Service Professionals; Production Supervisors; EHS Specialists; Scientist; Regulatory Professionals; and Laboratory Support Personnel.  

I’M IN THIS BUSINESS BECAUSE:  There’s no better feeling than helping someone realize their potential by assisting them in advancing their career.  I love making that connection!  My goal is to consistently build long lasting relationships with both my clients and my applicants.

CLIENTS CAN COUNT ON ME BECAUSE:  I pride myself on the quality of my work and I truly CARE about their needs.  The better I know them, the better my understanding is as to who would fit their needs.

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