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Manufacturing Plant Manager

The Role You’ll Play

Are you a high-energy and enthusiastic leader ready to take on the challenge of driving the manufacturing, financial, and people operations of a large specialty tire plant? If so, this Manufacturing Plant Manager role in Clinton, TN (just outside Knoxville) might be a great career step for you!

As the Manufacturing Plant Manager, you will be the hands-on leader - not only in manufacturing operations but also in establishing an energetic, team-oriented culture within a large team of hourly and management staff. You will be a forward-thinking visionary with a passion for growth and development in your facility, fostering positive relationships within the community, and pursuing company-wide goals and objectives. In this role, you will proactively guide personnel development, direct Lean manufacturing methodologies, and initiate safety and quality initiatives. If you're ready to take on the challenge this role offers, apply now!


Who You Are

  • A hands-on servant leader, passionate about developing and empowering high-energy teams

  • Skilled in adapting to new environments and managing organizational change by gaining stakeholder buy-in and setting a clear vision

  • Experienced in all levels of plant leadership including working on the manufacturing floor or directly managing manufacturing operations

  • Demonstrated track record of successfully implementing continuous improvement across fiscal, operational, manufacturing, and personnel management

  • Well able to maintain a clean, safe, and organized plant which meets or exceeds production & organizational goals

Community | Knoxville, Tennessee

  • Surrounded by seven lakes, with the Smoky Mountains National Park located only 45 minutes of town, Knoxville is nestled in nature and steeped in history. Boasting of more than 20 museums and 7 historic houses, the rich historic tapestry is on full display. Knox County's population is less than 200,000, with residents enjoying a cost of living that's lower than the national average, reflected in reasonable housing ($124,500 medium home value), utility and transportation costs. Home of the University of Tennessee, (go Volunteers!) Knoxville's population is fairly young, which is due in part to a large number of college students, as well as a high number of young families. With more than 55 parks, seven farmers’ markets and a full roster of music and sporting events, Knoxville offers all of the amenities of a big city, with all the affordability of a small town.

    Fun Facts:

    • Birthplace of the soft drink "Mountain Dew"

    • Red Panda Capital of the World

    • Home to cable TV's HGTV

    • Famous country singer Kenny Chesney grew up in Knoxville

    • MTV stuntman and actor Johnny Knoxville grew up in Knoxville

Background Profile

  • Advanced leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • A minimum of 7-10 years of manufacturing experience, including 3-4 years of progressive manufacturing leadership, preferably either working on the plant floor or directly managing plant floor operations

  • Extensive manufacturing, fiscal management, and operations knowledge

  • Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma implementation experience

  • Bachelor's Degree required (Master's Degree preferred)


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Materials Flow Manager

The Role You’ll Play

As the Materials Flow Manager, you will provide oversight, management and leadership of all Raw, WIP and Finished Good Materials within the plant and network supplied by the operation. You will have a strong commitment to meeting company financial objectives and exceeding customer expectations. You will also provide technical knowledge and support for the materials management and manufacturing organizations in the proper selection of materials and processes to be used for the most effective and economical methods for producing quality products in accordance with all company objectives. The Materials Flow Manager will also have responsibility for directing the shop floor and operational scheduling as needed and in collaboration with corporate planning.


Who You Are

  • You thrive on technical, business and people management challenges, are a big-picture thinker, and have excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Communication skills are a key strength, from the shop floor through to senior management and customers you handle them all effectively.

  • You demonstrate industry-leading knowledge and expertise in materials concepts, processes, and systems including lean and six sigma manufacturing principles, departmental strategy development and execution.

  • You are very process-driven and enjoy the challenge of designing, implementing and sustaining new and improved processes long term.

  • You take pride in meeting and exceeding targets for safety, quality, delivery, and cost.

  • Technically able, you leverage MRP and associated manufacturing technologies in your quest for continuous improvement.

  • You are committed to developing strong teams focused on best practice and delivery against company goals.

Community | Aiken, South Carolina

  • Authentic South Carolina equestrian community, rich in historic charm and tradition, quaint downtown.

  • Lovely parks, including a 2,100-acre urban forest with 70 miles of trails.

  • Halfway between Columbia, SC, and Augusta, GA, easy access to bigger city vibes.

  • A tight-knit community with endless fun events, like block parties, tours, farmers markets, and craft fairs.

  • Most important event to note is Aiken's Famous Steeplechase held in the Spring since 1930! Big Hats, cocktails, and fast horses!

  • 2-hour drive to beaches, mountains, and amusement parks, 1-hour drive to college football games.

  • Named one of the best small towns of the South by Southern Living.

Background Profile

  • 7+ years of experience in materials, logistics, purchasing and/or production control within a manufacturing environment

  • 3+ years in management roles

  • Extensive team development experience

  • Previous fiscal responsibility including areas such as staffing levels, budgets, and financial goals

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience in materials management, logistics, purchasing and/or production control


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Business Intelligence Analyst

The Role You’ll Play

Are you an entrepreneurial, highly driven business intelligence analyst ready to make a big impact in a growing company? As the Business Intelligence Analyst on the finance team at this specialty tire company, you would work directly with all levels of the organization, from plant workers to C-suite executives. This flat organization has an open door policy, so you can ask direct questions and get things done without all the red tape.

All of the pieces are in place (data warehouse, ERP, data, and analytical tools) ready to be utilized to their fullest extent. Your work will take the business to the next level through data dissemination at all levels of the organization. There is plenty of room to grow as part of this hands-on, excellence-seeking team. If you're ready to take your business intelligence career to the next level, this might be a great next step for you!


Who You Are

  • A self-starter, managing your own workload without being micromanaged, well able to juggle multiple projects at a time and prioritize within your workload.

  • Goal-oriented, setting high standards to drive operational efficiency while staying focused on customers, operations, planning, and the future.

  • Flexible and dynamic, able to wear multiple hats, handling a high-paced work environment with a variety of ad hoc analysis and tasks daily.

  • A strong communicator, working with business partners regardless of level, bringing your business acumen to bear on critical data analysis.

  • Confident, willing to question the status quo and defend your ideas, ready to collaborate and brainstorm with your team.

  • Entrepreneurial, looking for opportunities to expand the impact of data analysis, reporting and utilizing the data warehouse as effectively and innovative as possible.

Community | Franklin, TN [Nashville Area]

  • A historic town, named after Benjamin Franklin, with Civil War battlefields and a very engaged community -- only 40 minutes from Nashville.

  • Downtown features an eclectic mix of cultural restaurants and local boutiques.

  • Welcoming community with many events like the annual Main Street Festival featuring local artists and musicians.

  • A well-run city with low taxes, high homeownership rates, and highly ranked schools. Earned an A+ rating on Niche.com.

  • Livability ranked Franklin No. 15 among the most desirable places to live in the U.S. in 2017. The city also made the “Best Cities” lists of the Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, and more.

Background Profile

  • Bachelors Degree in a related field.

  • A minimum of 3 years of SQL Server Development experience with significant knowledge in understanding/writing database queries, stored procedures, database management, external system interfaces, etc. in the SQL Server environment.

  • Experience with business intelligence tools such as Halo BI, Microsoft Power BI, and/or Tableau.

  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledge of ERP systems such as Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, SAP, Microsoft Dynamics, etc.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Proven experience working with business partners in implementing and driving continuous improvement in an organization.


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SQL Developer

The Role You’ll Play

Are you tired of sitting in a cubicle working on projects that you have no say in and never see the results of? As a SQL Developer in this role, you will play a significant part in shaping the day-to-day operations of a wheel and tire assembly plant in Aiken, SC. You will be collaborating with every level of the plant, from the Plant Manager to entry-level employees on the floor to understand their needs and develop solutions that have a tremendous positive impact on their workflow. You will collaborate with a remote team of peers in other plants and see the tangible results of your work every day. You’ll work on a variety of platforms in a lean organization that is constantly iterating and improving. If you’re looking for an organization where you can make a real, tangible impact and have plenty of room to grow, this may be a great next step for your career.


Who You Are

  • A critical thinker who is not afraid to get your hands dirty to fully understand the process and the “why” behind a project request. You probe until you have a thorough enough understanding to do the right work the first time.

  • Excited about pushing beyond your comfort zone, learning new things, and taking on challenges.

  • Intentional in your communication and drawing out essential information from the highest leadership levels and entry-level workers alike.

  • Open to collaborating with people who do not think like you or have your level of expertise and the ability to translate their needs into action.

  • Capable of working autonomously, but can collaborate with a remote team of peers and work on remote projects.

  • Constantly looking for ways to improve your work and processes, looking to work smarter--not harder.

  • Passionate about seeing your work produce real-world results.

  • Ambitious about growing, learning, and continuing your career path in IT and application development.

  • Willing to work outside normal business hours on occasion to push key updates and troubleshoot.

Community | Aiken, South Carolina

  • Authentic South Carolina equestrian community, rich in historic charm and tradition, quaint downtown.

  • Lovely parks, including a 2,100-acre urban forest with 70 miles of trails.

  • Halfway between Columbia, SC, and Augusta, GA, easy access to bigger city vibes.

  • A tight-knit community with endless fun events, like block parties, tours, farmers markets, and craft fairs.

  • Most important event to note is Aiken's Famous Steeplechase held in the Spring since 1930! Big Hats, cocktails, and fast horses!

  • 2-hour drive to beaches, mountains, and amusement parks, 1-hour drive to college football games.

  • Named one of the best small towns of the South by Southern Living.

Background Profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field

  • 5 years SQL [Structured Query Language

  • 3 years of ASP.net

  • 3 years of VB.net

  • 3 years of C#

  • Javascript experience

  • Android experience a plus


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