Plant Manager

Job Location US-AL-Castleberry
# of Openings
Direct Hire


This role reports to the VP of Manufacturing for Engineered Wood Products.  The Mill Manager is responsible for the safe and reliable manufacturing and on-time/in-full delivery of products to customers and ensures that business objectives are met for the site. Other responsibilities include fostering an innovative and engaged culture, controlling product cost and inventory, and developing future leaders. This is a non-union facility with approximately 150 employees.



  • Engages associates in safely manufacturing engineered lumber products that meets customer needs and driving improvement in key business metrics.  
  • Ensures an injury free and inclusive culture is created by committed leaders and involved associates, backed by strong safety systems. 
  • Coaches and leads in the overall manufacturing process.  
  • Reliability, financial, procurement, productivity, environmental and other site stewardship responsibilities, which are the ultimate responsibility of the Mill Manager
  • Ensures that business and individual goal setting processes such as capital plans, expense budgets, safety strategic plans and performance management plans are developed and executed with excellence





  • Minimum 5 years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment with proven record of positive accomplishments in safety, quality, reliability, cost and people development
  • Outstanding teaming and interpersonal skills that:
  • effectively engage teams to meet business goals
  • ensure successful teaming/networking within the region, the Wood Products business and the company as needed
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Proven record to effectively engage associates in behavior based safety techniques
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and electronic communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Able to work flexible hours as needed in a mill environment



Desired Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in business, technical (engineering or other) or forestry/wood products discipline 
  • Working knowledge of Lean, Innovation and continuous improvement tools and processes
  • Demonstrated strength in change management


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