East Jordan Plastics Inc.

Plant Manager – South Haven, MI

Posted on February 22nd, 2021 in Careers

Beginning in 1947 with wooden flats, East Jordan Plastics has grown to be one of the largest horticultural thermoformers in North America.  We produce a full line of Shuttle Pots® and Shuttle Trays®.  Our wide selection of high-quality plant containers is augmented by our ability to customize orders. East Jordan Plastics is committed to doing its part in being a leader in sustainable products.  Our containers are made from a high percentage of post-consumer recycled plastic, and are 100% recyclable. 

We are seeking a plant manager to manage and direct the production, maintenance, and quality assurance functions in our South Haven, MI plant.  This professional multitasker will direct the coordination of all manufacturing/recycling departments’ functions to ensure compliance with company objectives, quality systems, and customer satisfaction. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally detail oriented and able to lead a team, serving as a liaison between upper management and the functions of the plant. 


  • Implement strategic the visions of the company to create and improve production, quality, and labor utilization throughout the facility
  • Collaborate with functional departments in the implementation of all continuous improvement activities
  • Investigate and implement innovative methods of manufacturing processes to reduce costs and improve quality of the product
  • Apply lean manufacturing principles to design, specify, and validate world-class manufacturing processes to achieve organizational goals


  • Plan, direct, and coordinate all manufacturing operations of production, machinery, processing, and packaging departments
  • Ensure that all process line schedules are in accordance with facility capabilities, customer requirements, economic performance, and planning, expediting as needed
  • Direct and manage the establishment and maintenance of material replenishment methods, quality standards, and performance metrics in support of the organizational goals and objectives
  • Create documentation protocols and ensure that all operations records are properly maintained and reviewed

Skills & Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in operations management, business, material science, engineering or related field
  • 10+ years plant operations or engineering experience
  • Proven supervisory skills and demonstrated leadership skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree
  • Plastics/Recycling industry experience

**East Jordan Plastics offers a competitive salary and a full benefit package including medical, dental, vision and life insurance, 401(k) and a pension plan.

If qualified and interested, please send cover, resume and salary requirements to:

East Jordan Plastics, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 575
East Jordan, MI 49727


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