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Cambridge Plant Manager


AMG Vanadium (AMG V) is seeking a Plant Manager to join our team at our Cambridge, Ohio manufacturing facility. This position will be a member of the Company’s senior leadership team and be responsible for achieving Company safety, environmental, quality, production, delivery, maintenance, cost, and customer satisfaction objectives. The ideal candidate is passionate about leadership, team building, employee engagement, and continuous improvement, is results focused, and is driven to achieve operational excellence.  

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead by example in complying with all internal and external safety and environmental regulations, policies, procedures, and systems; promote a culture of safety, environmental responsibility, and employee engagement
  • Foster a positive, respectful work environment and management philosophy that is aligned with the values and principles outlined in the AMG Code of Business Conduct; set expectation for compliance with the Code and other AMG V policies and procedures
  • Responsible for effectively planning, directing, and coordinating all activities related to safety, environmental, quality, production, delivery, and maintenance to ensure that Company goals are achieved and customer commitments are met; drive for results and success and inspire a sense of urgency in responding to issues
  • Develop and manage operational and capital budget; monitor and hold team accountable for production costs and operational expenses; implement cost containment strategies and report progress to Company executives
  • Directs and manages Operations staff on all personnel matters, including hiring, retention, development, and performance management
  • Assure adherence to the labor agreement and maintain positive labor relations
  • Accountable for raw material and finished goods inventory management
  • Provide oversight for equipment utilization and operationally focused capital projects
  • Challenge the status quo and champion employee engagement in continuous improvement initiatives; institute lean manufacturing concepts
  • Establish, implement, and revise policies and procedures relating to manufacturing operations
  • Report to the Company President, but work daily across all support functions to optimize human, material, equipment and financial resources


  • Bachelor of Science degree required; MS or MBA preferred
  • Melting experience or metallurgical engineering desired
  • Minimum of 10 years heavy manufacturing experience required with demonstrated levels of increasing responsibility and leadership
  • Metals or petrochemical industry experience a strong plus
  • Previous leadership experience in union environment required
  • Outstanding leadership skills with demonstrated track record of performance results; hands-on leadership style
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (verbal, written, and presentation), and facilitation skills
  • Strong ability to develop and sustain a people centric culture and build effective, high performing teams
  • Challenges the status quo and champion of change; effectively leads others through change
  • Creative, innovative, and strategic thinker
  • Mindset for continuous improvement; excellent critical and logical thinking skills, analytical skills, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and balance multiple projects
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Project
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 45001 a plus