Plant Manager

Pulaski, VA, US, 24301

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.


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As Plant Manager you will have operational responsibility and accountability for production line(s) in a high speed, high volume manufacturing environment. You will provide leadership and implement organizational strategies in production area(s) to meet safety, quality, and production design goals in addition to cost objectives, product/technology development, and promoting a strong team atmosphere.


What You’ll Do: 

  • Actively lead and support plant safety programs
  • Establish systems to ensure conformance of product to quality requirements that meet or exceed standards
  • Manage operations to meet product demand requirements, exceed machine design parameters, and facilitate product/technology development opportunities
  • Actively pursue ways to meet site yield expectations and cost objectives
  • Create an environment that promotes empowerment and accountability at all levels of the organization


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing.  Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.


What You’ll Bring:  

  • A Bachelor’s Degree required, with preference given to a technical or engineering discipline (must be from accredited institution)
  • 10-15+ years of relevant management experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Prior profit/loss responsibilities and a demonstrated ability to identity costs, and what levers to pull to get results to the bottom line.
  • Strong communication and people leadership skills


What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees. 

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more 


Apply now and come “home” to Hardie!
















James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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