Plant Manufacturing & Facilities Manager - NorPro

Position Description

Job Summary

If you want to reshape the world and discover your greatest potential, Saint-Gobain provides one-of-a-kind opportunities for innovative problem solvers.

We're one of only two companies in the world that is consistently recognized as both a top Global Employer and a Top 100 Global Innovator, but Saint-Gobain's remarkable story and culture of innovation begins with a team of nearly 200,000 creative, diverse and passionate team members collaborating across the globe.  We are committed to our mission to improve lives because, every day, we witness the enormous impact of our efforts on the world around us.

As the Plant Manager, you will influence, motivate & lead our Stow, OH facility to achieve operations goals regarding safety, profitability, capital investment, cost reduction programs, and strategic operations planning all while taking maintaining a positive climate for and with our employees.

The Stow plant is part of our Saint-Gobain NorPro family.

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Manage, direct and coordinate all operations directly related to production and shipment of all products produced by the facility:  Materials Management, Manufacturing and Manufacturing Systems, Facilities Engineering/Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Shipping and Receiving, Process Engineering, Purchasing.
  • Design and administer effective human resources programs to equip employees to achieve business goals and to foster career development and organizational succession plans.
  • Ensure the facility is operating safely and in full environmental compliance.
  • Prepare operational plans and budgets.
  • Drive systematic cost improvements and state-of-the-art processing through world class manufacturing programs.

Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Technical field; preferably in materials, manufacturing, or engineering.
  • Master's Degree, Preferred


  • Travel is up to 10%; domestic & international


  • 10+ years industrial manufacturing experience, Required.  
  • Preferred experience within:  Supervisory plant management. Ability to lead and develop staff to enhance their contributions to the business and their profession.  Talent management .  Proven ability to manage a manufacturing facility.
  • Knowledge of P&L, cost accounting, cash flow, capital management, budgeting and other financial concepts routinely used in planning and measuring plant performance.
  • Knowledge of materials and inventory control practices, production scheduling, and engineering in a manufacturing environment.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to work in teams and build relationships
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically PowerPoint and advanced Excel

Company Summary

Saint-Gobain’s innovations touch almost every major industry around the world.

Our team members recognize that we all create the environment for people to succeed, with a culture built on respect, open and honest communication, and honoring our commitments to our customers and each other. And at the heart of our culture, we’ve learned working together makes good ideas, great ones.

With a legacy dating back more than 350 years, Saint-Gobain offers employees the stability and security of a leading Global 500 corporation while operating like multiple small and agile start-ups, where entrepreneurial spirit, pioneering teamwork, and bold, forward-thinking ideas pave new paths.

Every team member is encouraged to develop and leverage their unique expertise and strengths to make the greatest impact on the company and our end users. At Saint-Gobain, you’re empowered and equipped with countless opportunities and resources for professional development. You will find the support you need to create a vision and roadmap for your career, and make that vision a reality.

Invent yourself at Saint-Gobain and join us in MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME.

Legal Statement

Saint-Gobain provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Saint-Gobain is an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and supports the hiring of veterans.


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Plant Manufacturing & Facilities Manager - NorPro

Location: Cer-stow, Ohio

Posting Date: 11/23/2021

Job Code: USA00139

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