Plant Operations Manager oversees the daily activities of the plant operations. Develops and manages production schedules to meet internal volume, cost, and quality goals. Being a Plant Operations Manager analyzes production metrics and makes recommendations for improvements and solutions to issues that are identified. Oversees staffing and development of all production supervisors and staff. Additionally, Plant Operations Manager ensures safe operations and adherence to regulatory requirements. May require a bachelor's degree or equivalent. Typically reports to senior management. The Plant Operations Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Plant Operations Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.