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Plant Manager 


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For 5 decades, Nixon Medical has been an industry leader in providing high-quality medical apparel and linens to outpatient healthcare centers. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding service to our clients.

Our teams work in a cross-functional way, using all kinds of competencies, our own and those of our suppliers and partners and are empowered to make changes to our processes through continuous improvement. Together the associates of Nixon Medical make a strong, united and successful team of committed professionals. Engaged in both daily work and with the fast-changing world, our associates always strive for the optimal solution to every task at hand.

Our growth demands more! So, we are looking for leaders who can drive us into the future. Our leaders are driven by results, growth in our people and the company and operational excellence. Would you like to be one of them?

We are searching for a dynamic Plant Manager to take on the responsibility of overseeing plant activities to meet business objectives. Our perfect candidate will be comfortable working hard in challenging situations, has excellent communication skills, enjoys supervising others, and is a serious multi-tasker. If you are self-motivated and have superb interpersonal skills, then you'll thrive in this work environment. Are you highly dependable and super-excited about routinely exceeding expectations? Then Apply NOW!!!

What you'll do:

  • Lead five direct reports (4 Production Managers and 1 Maintenance Manager) who oversee the work of more than 50 associates in a multi-shift plant operation.
  • Create a high-performance culture where accountability and delivering on commitments is pushed through the organization and individuals are encouraged to stretch their capabilities.
  • Formulate and monitor department expenses for compliance with approved budget.
  • Continually improve Plant performance to include labor and merchandise costs, expense, utility and safety metrics.
  • Improve Associate Engagement by driving programs that leverage the collective intelligence of the team.
  • Manage and improve safety. Lead the local Safety Committee; improve associate awareness, engagement, and responsibility for themselves and others' safety.
  • Manage a clean and organized facility to maintain industry standards and ensure that it serves as a 'show place" for our associates and customers.
  • Build and maintain a Preventative Maintenance culture where the goal is complete all PM's on time, maintain clean equipment, and minimize down time.
Position Requirements

What you’ll require:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management or related field.
  • Five or more years’ experience serving in a plant management and/or operations role for a growing business with full responsibility for P&L.
  • Excellent leadership skills with prior experience managing a workforce of front-line managers and up to 60 indirect reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain a continuous improvement culture (e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma). Six Sigma, Green Belt or Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced multi-shift environment.

Why join Nixon Medical?

  • We are a 50-year-old company with a proven track record of growth and stability.
  • We are not only family owned, but we are also a family- oriented company so we understand the work/life balance.
  • Our core purpose is ‘To grow and create opportunities that enrich each other’s lives’ and we stand by it. Over 50% of our associates have been promoted in their roles since they started.
  • We grew from 1 plant/facility to running 4 plants today and are still growing.
  • We encourage our associates to make improvements to our processes which empowers them daily.
  • We provide training for all our associates to learn and grow.
  • We offer a competitive salary and world-class benefits to meet your financial needs.

What do we offer?

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid holidays
  • 401K with company match
  • Employee Assisted Program
  • Career advancement opportunities

Nixon Medical is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer.

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.  
About the Organization Our History

Founded in 1967 as a dry-cleaning business, Nixon Medical rapidly grew into a chain of dry-cleaners. We entered the textile rental market in 1969 and the business quickly evolved from consumer dry-cleaning into business-to-business textile management services.

Nixon Medical is the leading provider of textile rental service to the outpatient healthcare market. From our facilities in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Virginia, Massachusetts, and Texas. Nixon provides service to more than 8,500 customers each week across the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwest regions.

Nixon Medical is a family owned and operated business. The company's shareholders, independent Board of Directors, and associates are committed to the core purpose and values of the organization.  
Location Hartford CT  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Req Number PRO-22-00194  
Open Date 9/21/2022  

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