Our goals - Your path

Responsible for general supervision of all phases of plant operations, including safety and compliance, employees, production and efficiency, quality control, maintenance, shipping and receiving to ensure the plant is running smoothly, quickly, efficiently and safely. Responsible for hiring and training personnel and facility / physical plant up-keep. Responsible for annual budget planning and execution. Works closely with the production team to increase productivity and profitability within all aspects of manufacturing operations.

Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the facility and to build a high performing team.

Review product consistency while monitoring scrap rates to determine trends and areas of improvement. Develop data

driven metrics and projects for continuous improvement.

Manage Safety and Compliance programs.

Liaison to governing bodies at both the State and Federal level such as OSHA, EPA and Fire Marshall.

Work with Supply Chain and Planner to maintain production scheduling, inventory levels and product flow.

Manage KPI Reports in relation to strategic goals and objectives.

Coordinate the hiring and training of all operations personnel.

Establish group or individual accountabilities throughout departments for problem solving and cost reduction.

Monitor and control operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality.

Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives.

Work closely with the staff to ensure all members of the manufacturing team are aware of safety policies to provide a safe workplace.

Recommend and execute the operating and capital budget.

Develop, maintain and measure capital improvement projects to keep the plant up-to-date and at high efficiency and safety.

Analyze workforce requirements.

Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to employees.

Encourage and promote operating in a continuous improvement environment.

Remove production constraints; allocate human and equipment resources and direct production employees to attain all established goals.

Remove waste and constraints from all processes to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity.

Responsible for maintaining site security.

Able to travel 10-15% of the time.

Ensure the facility and all equipment is properly maintained.

Your expertise - Our strength

Bachelor’s degree in engineering, chemical, electrical or other related degree preferred or 8+ years progressive.

experience in a key leadership/management role at a manufacturing facility with technical aptitude and analytical skills.

Previous experience / strong understanding of budgeting / expense management with a basic understanding of financial and accounting practices.

Strong computer skills including the ability to prepare spreadsheets and use Microsoft Office Products (Outlook / Word /Excel / PowerPoint).

Previous experience / best practices implementing and using continuous improvement / lean tools such as: Six Sigma,Lean Manufacturing, Transactional Lean, etc. to drive improvement.

Going Beyond. Together.

Competitive Benefits: Health Insurance available day one, 401k with 5% company match, bonuses, year-end profit-sharing bonus, paid time off, and educational assistance. 

Meaningful Work: Sika products enhance our surroundings and the work every employee completes helps positively impact daily lives by making our world stronger, more durable, and more reliable – every day. 

Company Culture: Sika centers work culture around entrepreneurship where individuals have the power to make decisions, learn from mistakes, and define their career. 

Community Involvement:  Sika Corporation takes active roles in our community and aims to support volunteer work and charitable endeavors across the United States through rebuilding and giving back.

Sustainability Initiatives: Sika is committed to sustainable development, reducing environmental impacts, and assuming social responsibility. The company supports energy efficient projects and implements numerous measures aimed to boost economic, social, and ecological sustainability. 

Sika Corporation is committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals that apply. As an equal opportunity employer Sika will consider all qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, or other protected characteristics.

About Sika

With over 100 years of experience, Sika is a worldwide innovation and sustainability leader in the development and production of systems and products for commercial and residential construction, as well as the transportation, marine, automotive, and renewable energy manufacturing industries. 

Sika has offices in over 103 countries with over 400 manufacturing facilities and more than 33,000 employees worldwide. With annual sales of CHF 11.24 billion in 2023, our commitment to quality, innovation, and the environment as well as putting our customer’s needs first, encompasses why Sika is the global leader in our industries.