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Plant Manager 

Category Management  

Responsible for supervising the daily operation of concrete vault manufacturing, graveside services, crematory, mortuary transport, monuments, & delivery to ensure all employees strive to meet the standards set forth by the company for Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Preventative Maintenance and Housekeeping. Job duties will include but are not limited to:

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee daily scheduling of all departments, managing manufacturing and delivery labor hours resulting in a favorable weekly 'Earned Hours Report'. Monitor costs and expenses, explaining month-to-month variances.
  • Coordinate daily production on shop floor, ensuring the necessary resources (parts, supplies, tools and equipment) are provided for efficient and effective production of goods.
  • Responsible for monitoring and correcting any quality issues in both our products and graveside services. Work with our suppliers to optimize concrete mix/strength and minimize product cost.
  • Assist Regional Manager in developing and implementing continuous process improvements, specifically related to efficiency, safety & housekeeping. Help implement Lean Manufacturing Concepts.
  • Make certain that all State, Federal and Company safety requirements are current and adhered to including employee training and necessary meetings. Maintain compliance with all OSHA and DOT requirements.
  • Manage all department's purchasing, warehousing and inventory control of both raw and finished goods. Responsible for contacting vendors, ordering parts & supplies and monitoring lead times to ensure deliveries of these materials meet demand. Conduct bi-weekly and monthly inventory counts and assist in reconciling variances.
  • Manage all department training, expectations, discipline and evaluations in accordance with Company policy, Union contract and State/Federal law.
  • Along with the Regional Manager, coordinate the Maintenance & Repair of the company's facilities, equipment & vehicles.
  • Physically assist in any manufacturing/delivery or customer service activity/issue as required.
  • Knowledge or ability to learn state laws for crematory operations and mortuary transport.
  • Must be able to assist in cremations and transportation at any time. You must be willing to work evenings as required by business or staffing.
Position Requirements
  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years in the precast concrete industry, including experience in production scheduling, dispatching, purchasing, safe work procedures and practices.
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Prior experience managing people, production, equipment and/or maintenance
  • Must have a CDL or obtain one within 90 days of employment.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Some basic accounting knowledge.
  • Some basic mechanical skills
  • Good interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with staff, employees and managers.
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form.
  • Must have a solid understanding of MS Office software and Google.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Plant Manager  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/26/2022  
Location Wichita- 204  
About the Organization Wilbert Funeral Services Inc. is a concrete manufacturer and service provider to the funeral service, building trades and agricultural market places. Manufactured products include burial vaults, monuments, septic tanks, retaining walls, storm shelters and miscellaneous agricultural precast products. Our operations include manufacturing plants and warehouses in 20 states.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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