Plant Manager/Retail

Plant Manager/Retail

Department: Operations

Reports to: Director of Operations

FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Prepared by: HR Manager

Prepared Date: 9/17/2021


Job Description

Plant managers organize, lead and manage building component production in an efficient manner while maintaining a culture of safety. Track project schedules, budgets, and project scopes for new projects. The plant manager will act as the company representative tracking your building success through every detail to ensure all profits stay with our top-notch business!

Being a plant manager means balancing budgets and quality goals while ensuring safe work conditions for all employees on the line. It also means being able to organize workers efficiently so they can keep production going at full blast without compromising safety or building integrity. You have an incredibly important role here, so only apply if you meet these qualifications!



  • Supervise and schedule work of Warehouse Coordinator and Fabrication Coordinator
  • Review contracts to ensure proper materials are in inventory
  • Create material charge sheets to reflect the appropriate pricing for the material being used on each job
  • Assist customers in the retail area and write sales tickets
  • Create inventory reduction sheets on retail items
  • Quote merchandise for Estimators
  • Keep the facilities in good shape
  • Change lumber from thousand board feet to price per each
  • Help the crews get odds and ends in the morning
  • Keep all equipment, tools, trucks, and vans in good running order, repairs when needed
  • Try to keep up with OSHA Regulations and trends
  • Prepare and present toolbox talks on a regular basis
  • Figure all the charge sheets
  • Check insurance on equipment and vehicles
  • Do orientation for new employees: saw training, and forklift training
  • Order and keep track of tools for crews to use on job sites
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers and obtain market information to ensure correct pricing is used
  • Research suppliers and products to ensure that the best choice is being utilized and keep catalogs up-to-date
  • Order materials for projects
  • Oversee the placement and storage of material in the warehouse
  • Communicate with crews each day to be sure they have the necessary material ready for them the following morning
  • Meet with customers and Sales Consultants to work on details of projects and explain options
  • Assist with training Sales Consultants on various products and options
  • Review and approve invoices to ensure accuracy
  • Conduct annual inventory and pricing of all materials in warehouse and retail area
  • Visually inspect equipment and schedule repairs when needed
  • Key locks when needed if have the skills
  • Other duties may be assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Two year college degree in business preferred
  • Previous experience in retail sales, purchasing, or construction preferred
  • Knowledge of construction materials and processes preferred
  • Must possess good oral and written communication skills
  • Good customer service skills required
  • Knowledge of and experience with computer programs including Microsoft Office and Outlook preferred
  • Must be able to communicate professionally
  • Must be willing to continue training