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Plant Manager - Manufacturing and Operations

Join a family business, founded in 1990, that began as a manufacturer of surface-preparation equipment built for contractors looking to make their floors and pavements safer and sustainable. Today, SMITH has become one of the leading producers of concrete and asphalt prep equipment, selling worldwide from our facility in Pompano Beach, Florida.


The Plant Manager holds a key position, and will lead the efforts of all manufacturing functions. The ideal candidate will be an engaging leader with an excellent mindset for solidly engaging a work force, business and commercial management experience and understanding of manufacturing and operations. Your background will include experience and knowledge of best practices in operations management, customer interaction, distribution, inventory control, organizational effectiveness, and project management. The Plant Manager will report to the Vice President.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Team development with strong presence on the manufacturing floor
  • Safety first manufacturing plant leader with extensive background leading a team to achieve results using operational excellence
  • Quality focused to ensure overall customer satisfaction
  • Strategic planning with key leadership to support future growth and business development
  • Accountable for expense control, safety, quality, production, maintenance, distribution

Other Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Business Management, Organizational Leadership and Supervision, Engineering, or a related field is highly preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience leading, developing and mentoring manufacturing teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; professional demeanor
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize multiple projects under tight deadlines and work independently with little to no oversight
  • Intermediate to advanced skill level working with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

Compensation Package:

Compensation package includes a base salary and bonuses, in addition to a comprehensive suite of benefits

Job Type:

Full time

Fast Facts About SMITH:

  • Our Expertise: On-time delivery of easy, fast and reliable removal tools and technical knowledge
  • Our Brand: “It’s not just a surface-prep or removal machine, it’s a SMITH!"
  • Our Customers: Hard-working contractors removing on asphalt, concrete and steel
  • Our Resellers: Exclusively stocks, promotes, sells and services the SMITH brand with the best team, showroom and in-field demonstrations
  • Our Employees: Qualified, experienced, great attitude and empowered to deliver our brand promise
  • Our Values: Responsible, passionate, strong work ethic, team and solutions oriented
  • Our Priorities: Lead innovation, increase awareness, grow partnerships, improve processes, seek talent
  • Our Goal: To have the SMITH brand recognized as the most admired in the marketplace, and SMITHing the impetus to create jobs and lasting surfaces

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