Plant Manager

Parsons, KS 67335

Posted: 05/22/2023 Industry: Marketing Communications Job Number: 3182 Pay Rate: $140K-$160K

Job Description

Are you a seasoned professional seeking an exciting leadership role in the printing industry? Look no further! We are currently seeking a dynamic and driven Plant Manager to join a thriving organization in the scenic southeast part of Kansas. If you possess excellent managerial skills, a passion for team collaboration, and a knack for overcoming challenges, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Our client is a leading printing company with a rich history of delivering top-notch printing solutions to their clients. With a commitment to innovation and quality, they have established themselves as a trusted name in the industry. As their business continues to expand, they are looking for a talented Plant Manager to lead their dedicated team.

Position Overview:

As the Plant Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the 85,000 sq ft printing facility, driving operational excellence, and promoting a culture of teamwork and collaboration. You will have the unique opportunity to challenge and inspire a team of talented professionals while ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction.


  • Lead and motivate a diverse team of printing professionals, fostering a collaborative and results-driven work environment.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans to optimize plant operations, improve efficiency, and achieve production targets.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes, reduce costs, and enhance overall productivity.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, marketing, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless workflow and timely project delivery.
  • Monitor and evaluate key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, quality standards, and industry best practices.
  • Manage plant budget and resources effectively, maximizing profitability and maintaining financial targets.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends, technological advancements, and market developments to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge.



  • Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, production, operations or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Plant Manager or in a similar leadership role within the printing industry.
  • Strong knowledge of printing processes, equipment, and technologies.
  • Excellent leadership abilities, with a track record of motivating and developing high-performing teams.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to overcoming challenges.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Results-oriented mindset, with a focus on meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing principles and continuous improvement methodologies is a plus.



Their printing facility is located in the beautiful southeast part of Kansas, offering a picturesque setting and a friendly community. For qualified candidates outside the area, relocation assistance is provided to make your transition as smooth as possible.




Meet Your Recruiter

Jeanine Ellison
Executive Search Consultant

Jeanine has over 20 years of recruiting experience and currently leads our Print, Packaging and Communications practice. She also works in Industrial MRO and the Information Technology Marketing Industries. The positions she successfully places range from Sales to Business Development to Director to President. Technology positions range from Project/Program Managers to Operations and Implementation Managers to CTOs.

A common thread for all her clients is “top-grading” talent resulting in the organization’s increase in revenues and profitability. She takes it as a personal challenge to find the best candidate no one else is able to find!

Jeanine joined WorldBridge Partners Chicago NW in November, 2009 and brings in-depth staffing industry expertise in recruiting, operations and management.

Jeanine started her career placing candidates in a vast array of industries in positions ranging from entry-level to executive management. She quickly moved from a private organization managing multiple offices to working for a national firm, where she oversaw all recruiting and operations for the Midwest Region.


  • BS, Illinois State University
  • Certified Professional Staffing certification


  • 2015 Top Search Consultant
  • 2015 Management Recruiters International Network Pacesetter winner
  • Member of the #4 (of 500) Global Billing Management Team
  • Member of the Top Midwest Billing Management Team (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
  • Nationally ranked Project Manager

“There is no greater feeling of satisfaction than positively impacting the lives of our candidates & clients and helping them achieve their career goals.”


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