Assistant Plant Manager

Posted on 6/3/2024

48forty Solutions

48forty Solutions

201-500 employees

Nationwide pallet supply and management services

Industrial & Manufacturing


Zumbrota, MN, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years in a plant supervisory role
  • Familiarity with private fleet management/transportation
  • 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

This company excels in delivering comprehensive pallet management services across the United States, emphasizing sustainable operations through their tech-enabled carbon emissions management program. Their focus on sustainability not only aligns with global environmental goals but also enhances operational efficiency, making it a standout employer in the logistics sector. This dedication to innovation and environmental responsibility provides employees with a forward-thinking, responsible workplace that contributes positively to the industry and community.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Houston, Texas



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth