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Plant Manager in Erlanger, KY at ANCRA INTERNATIONAL, LLC

Date Posted: 4/4/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Erlanger, KY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

ANCRA CARGO is the industry leader in Load Securement Innovation. Our focus is on distributing cargo restraint systems as well as product innovation and light assembly for the heavy-duty trucking industry. We strive to be a community of people that respect each other, create products that surpass our customer’s expectations and take seriously our commitment to safety, both here and when our products hit the road. 

Position Summary:

The Plant Manager position directs and manages all plant operations with overall responsibilities for distribution, production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. The ability to wear many hats and operate at all levels of the organization is critical for success.  Servant leadership qualities and someone dedicated to a team environment will excel at Ancra Cargo.

Key Responsibilities and Priorities:

  • Direct and manage plant operations for the distribution center, production, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving.
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Develop and control profits, plans, and budget.
  • Implement cost effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, manpower, wages and salaries.
  • Manages capital asset maintenance.
  • Establish and monitor overall plant performance for production and quality standards.
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses.
  • Maintain existing plant facilities and equipment; replace or, make adjustments to, plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Provide leadership and training to accomplish the company goals and objectives.
  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs.
  • Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisor/team leads.


  • Leadership.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Decision Making.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.
  • Financial Management.
  • Business Acumen.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • This position manages all employees of the department and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within that department. 

Position Consults with: This position will work with Operations and Facility personnel across the Ancra Group of Companies.

Years of Experience Required:   5+ years of plant/general management experience in a distribution and production environment

Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in business/industry or related field.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.           

Working Conditions/Travel Requirements:

Normal manufacturing environments should be expected. Use of safety glasses, safety shoes, and hearing protection may be required. Travel, if any, is primarily local during the business day.