How much does a Plant Operations Manager make in the United States? The average Plant Operations Manager salary in the United States is $135,812 as of May 28, 2020, but the range typically falls between $118,511 and $156,252. 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.
Plant Operations Manager oversees daily activities of the plant production 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. Typically requires a bachelor's degree or its equivalent. Typically reports to top management. The Plant Operations Manager manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Extensive knowledge of department processes. To be a Plant Operations Manager typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 to 3 years supervisory experience may be required. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
Provides overall direction for all Managers, Supervisors and front line employees, ensuring employee development, engagement and compliance with human resource related policies and standards, including conducting applicable rounding.
February 29, 2020
Requires a minimum of 6+years progressive management experience managing a complex business with $5+Million financial and operational responsibility for that business, multi-site OR multi-departmental.
April 09, 2020
Interacts with Client Management and maintains effective client and customer relations at all levels with client organization, including conducting rounding.
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