• - Warsaw, VA
  • Full Time

McFarland Cascade, a wood products company seeks a highly qualified Plant Manager for our Warsaw, VA Operations.  Our Plant Manager is responsible for the daily treating plant operation functions to assure production schedules and requirements are achieved on a quality, timely and cost effective basis. Ensures compliance with government regulations pertaining to environmental controls, hazardous waste management and safety.
Primary Responsibilities:

•Develops and maintains manufacturing operation business plans to include all program requirements, labor hours, cycle and production costs.
•Maintains operation properly manned with a qualified, competent work force.
•Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
•Ensures all established costs, quality, safety and delivery commitments are met.
•Coordinates manufacturing activities with all other functions for the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
•Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of division.
•Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
•Recommends system improvements and plans for upgrading productivity.
•Responsible for operating and capital budget development and attainment.


•4+ years of manufacturing experience including supervisory responsibility
•Bachelors; or four to ten years related experience
•Prior experience with forest products preferred
•Experience with inventory management preferred
•Demonstrated leadership qualities, ability to manage 20+ employees
•Proven ability to take charge/self-starter approach
•Strong work ethic. Has high standards and holds self and others accountable
•Commitment to safety and environmental stewardship
•Excellent communication and collaboration skills
•Proficiency in the use of personal computers (MS Office)

•Annual bonus program opportunity
•Comprehensive benefits plans including
◦3 different medical plans to choose from
◦Company paid dental and vision coverage
◦Company paid life insurance policy
◦Company paid accidental death and dismemberment policy
◦Company paid long term disability benefits
◦401k plan with a company match of 150% on the first 4% deferred
◦Robust employee assistance program
◦Opportunity to purchase Stella-Jones stock through payroll deduction
•9 paid holidays each year
•2 weeks paid vacation the first year
•Paid sick hours and personal hours

About the Company:
McFarland Cascade a Stella-Jones Company is a leading North American producer and marketer of industrial treated wood products specializing in production of poles, railway ties and timbers as well as our Residential Products division which supplies treated lumber and some deck accessories to retail outlets such as The Home Depot. The company has 43 plant locations along with various other sales offices throughout Canada and the US. From our beginnings as a producer of poles and pilings in Sandpoint, ID in 1916, McFarland Cascade's future has been focused on continued research and development of the best ways to treat and preserve wood products. As we move into the future we are committed to sourcing and developing new products that will exceed our customers' expectations for all divisions of our company.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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