How much does a Plant Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Plant Operations Manager salary in the United States is $138,671 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $121,011 and $159,543. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for Plant Operations Manager

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. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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