Assistant Plant Manager
Posted on 3/22/2024
48forty Solutions

201-500 employees

Comprehensive pallet management services across North America
Company Overview
48forty Solutions stands as the largest pallet management services company in North America, boasting a vast network of over 270 facilities and a fleet that is entirely company-owned, ensuring consistent quality, pricing, and a higher level of service. The company's comprehensive services, ranging from nationwide pallet supply and retrieval to on-site services and reverse logistics, make it a one-stop solution for over 2,700 customers across diverse industries. With local teams that understand the nuances of each market, 48forty Solutions offers a unique blend of industry leadership, technical prowess, and a customer-centric culture.
Industrial & Manufacturing

Company Stage


Total Funding





Houston, Texas

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Summerville, SC, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Operations & Logistics
Production Planning & Scheduling
Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years in a plant supervisory role
  • Familiarity with private fleet management/transportation is helpful
  • Strong customer focus orientation
  • Expert people management capability including non-exempt production workforce
  • Demonstrated success in delivering strong employee relations
  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally
  • Experience managing safety performance and programs
  • Understanding of supply chain practices and metrics
  • Manage the work of all production employees
  • Oversee production and shipping schedules based on availability of raw and finished goods
  • Provide hands-on leadership as a working manager
  • Directly responsible for all employment decisions at the facility
  • Support plant administration to ensure compliance to established policies
  • Responsible in consult with Plant Manager for the cost and yield performance of the Plant in partnership with the overall P&L
  • Support and implement cost control initiatives and process control within the Plant
  • Continually review operations activities, including local transportation activities to maintain compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws (OSHA, DOL, DOJ, EPA, FD)
  • Drive safety improvements (Zero Harm) across the Plant
  • Deliver best operational practices and cost efficiencies across the Plant
  • Maintain critical quality and raw material utilization standards to maintain customer satisfaction and Plant profitability
  • Ensure compliance through teamwork for all Standard Operating Procedures within the Plant
  • Provide leadership to Plant staff and effectively motivate, delegate, and monitor their activities
  • Assist with recruiting and to train and develop all staff
  • Drive efficiencies through proper transportation scheduling, dispatch, and driver management