Angelica was established in 1878 and is the leading provider of outsourced linen-management services to the healthcare industry. We have nearly 3,700 employees in 23 locations across the United States dedicated to Improving the Fabric of Healthcare. We provide a complete array of laundry services, linen and apparel rental solutions, and onsite-linen-management services to healthcare providers and their patients. Angelica s headquarters is outside of Chicago, in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.
This position is responsible for implementing operational strategy and leading all Operations, Customer Support, Delivery, Engineering and Administration efforts within the plant and surrounding area. Specifically, the Plant Manager must insure effective teamwork between operations, delivery, logistics, and sales and service. Responsibilities of this position include establishing, implementing, and following effective operational policies and compliance with company standards to ensure continuous improvement related to a balanced metric scorecard approach in the areas of safety, quality, cost, deliver, people and growth within Angelica's operations.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Recruit and build a high performing operations team, as well as consistently reinforcing teamwork among team members
Build motivation among team members in order to achieve Company financial targets
Lead all Operations, Customer Support, Administrative, Engineering and Delivery employees in the plant or at the customer's location(s) in order to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Company
Drive results of the strategic business operations plan through continuous improvement and leadership accountability in the following areas: safety, quality, delivery, cost, people and growth
Build, maintain and promote positive relationships with Service and Sales personnel to ensure the highest levels of product quality, service, and customer satisfaction
Research, plan and manage plant costs including linen, labor, utilities, transportation and production supplies, in order to effectively manage company assets within budget while maintaining a highly efficient operation
Monitor and ensure all regulatory compliance requirements impacting operations in coordination with Legal, EHS, and all Federal and State laws
Implement and maintain a predictive and preventative maintenance program
Build positive relationships with all employees including Union representatives
Ensure company development initiatives are carried out to their fullest, including Safety-Work observation, preventative maintenance, lean enterprise principles, Customer for Life meetings, etc.
The Plant Manager is responsible for supervising Shift Managers, Production Supervisors, Chief Engineers, Office Leads and Clerks, and Linen Managers or Supervisors.
B.A. or B.S. degree in engineering, business management or related field
10+ years management experience at a Plant Manager level or higher
Lean principles experience (Value Stream Mapping, 5S, Kaizen Event Planning and Facilitation, Sales & Operations Planning, One-Piece Flow, Line Balancing, Theory of Constraints-based Capacity Planning, etc.)
Excellent business acumen, strategic planning, multi-tasking and problem solving skills
Proven ability to managing P&L financial statements
Ability to effectively interact with customers, suppliers and employees
Proficient in MS Office products
Proven knowledge, experience and a history of success in operational management
Excellent interpersonal communication skills (verbal and written)
College degree in finance, business, or engineering
Broad leadership experience in a healthcare services setting
Experience with Unions
Lean Principles training
Six Sigma training
Prior experience managing multiple facilities
Knowledge of laundry or other processing equipment
The Plant Manager position requires occasional travel. Employees are responsible for creating and submitting expense reports each week for expenditures incurred during travel.
The position requires considerable sitting, typing and the ability to move objects of less than 25 pounds.
The working environment is indoors and is seasonally heated and cooled with minimal noise levels. The position requires considerable sitting, typing and the ability to move objects of less than 25 pounds. The position requires the ability to communicate in person, telephonically and via email.
Note: This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, nor designed to contain a definitive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee.
Angelica is an equal opportunity employer. In furtherance of our commitment to equal employment opportunity, and pursuant to government contracting laws and regulations, we also take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or other legally recognized protected status.
Angelica is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria. The company promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans. Consistent with Angelica s commitment to equal employment opportunity, if you are an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran and require special assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying electronically for a position with Angelica, please contact us at 678-###-#### or [Click Here to Email Your Resum ] Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.
Angelica participates in the E-Verify Program (Department of Homeland Security) which electronically verifies the employment eligibility, identity, and Social Security number validity of all new hires and rehires.
Angelica es un empleador con igualdad de oportunidades laborales y no discrimina sobre la base de raza, color, sexo, religi n, edad, orientaci n sexual, origen nacional o tnico, discapacidad, estado civil, estatus de veterano o cualquier otro criterio ocupacional irrelevante. La compa a promueve la acci n afirmativa para las minor as, las mujeres, las personas discapacitadas y los veteranos. De manera consistente con el compromiso de Ang lica a la igualdad de oportunidades laborales, Si usted es una persona invalida o un veterano invalido y necesita ayuda en completar una aplicaci n de empleo electr nica de Angelica, por favor cont ctenos al numero 678-###-#### o al correo electr nico [Click Here to Email Your Resum ] Este n mero telef nico solo se debe usar con el prop sito de pedir asistencia o acomodaci n razonable a lo que respecta la aplicaci n electr nica. Las Llamada de otra ndole no ser n contestadas. Acomodaciones razonables o asistencias se consideraran individualmente.
Angelica participa en el Programa de E-Verify (Departamento de Seguridad Nacional) el cual verifica electr nicamente la elegibilidad de empleo, la identidad y la validez del N mero de Seguro Social de todas las nuevas contrataciones y recontrataciones.