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Stanley Acess Technologies Plant Manager in Sedalia, Missouri

71328BRTitle:Plant ManagerBusiness:US - GTS - Global Operations State/Country/Province:Missouri No. of Positions:1Job Description:Plant Manager, Sedalia MO

We Don’t Just Build The World, We Build Innovative Technology Too.

This is the career you’ve been waiting for your whole life. Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means working in an innovative, tech-driven and highly collaborative team environment supported by over 58,000 professionals in 60 countries across the globe. Here, you’ll get the unique chance to impact some of the world’s most iconic brands including STANLEY TOOLS, DEWALT, CRAFTSMAN, MAC TOOLS and Black & Decker. Your ideas and solutions have the potential to reach millions of customers as we work together to write the next chapter in our history. Come build with us and take your career to new heights.

Who We Are

We’re the World’s largest tool company. We’re industry visionaries. We’re solving problems and advancing the manufacturing trade through innovative technology and our Industry 4.0 Initiative. We are committed to ensuring our state-of-the-art “smart factory” products and services provide greater quality to our customers & greater environmental and social value to our planet. We are unique in that we have a rich and storied history dating back to 1843, but that hasn't stopped us from evolving into a vibrant, diverse, global growth company.

Who You Are

You’re a curious problem solver who has the ability to bring big ideas to life. You’re creative and scrappy but can navigate a large organization with ease. You’re agile and adaptable but work with precision to ensure we deliver top-notch customer experiences, always. You also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, management or engineering required. MBA preferred.

  • 10 years manufacturing / operations leadership experience

  • Strategic Leadership experience in a complex manufacturing environment, knowledge of safety & quality practices

  • Very resourceful, combining strong manufacturing and technical abilities with good overall management acumen

  • Prior experience with Lean principles

  • Demonstrated effectiveness of developing and managing teams

  • Ability to create followership and lead an organization through significant change and improvement

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization

  • Possesses a high sense of urgency

  • High degree of credibility to be convincing and persuasive

What You’ll Do

As a Plant Manager, you’ll be part of our Infrastructure team located in Sedalia, MO.

  • Drive rapid, significant and sustainable improvement in on-time delivery, lot size, lead time and cost reduction

  • Provide the leadership necessary for the development and execution of a manufacturing strategy

  • Directly involved in budgeting, forecasting and controlling all manufacturing related costs

  • Ensures maximum and efficient use of all direct and indirect operations personnel and related manufacturing equipment

  • Provides vision, performance planning, mentorship, instruction and performance feedback to direct reports

  • Responsible for the application of methods, production standards and adherence to safety programs.

  • Ensure key manufacturing metrics and key performance indicator systems are consistently tracked

  • Monitors plant performance by analyzing current and future demand, cost, efficiency of operations and provides feedback to senior leadership team.

  • Continually evolve manufacturing efficiency and assess opportunities to reduce cost, taking action to drive financial performance

  • Coordinates all phases of work on plant projects. Manages them efficiently and cost effectively to enhance profitability.

  • Participates and help drive employee engagement activities.

  • Project a positive image to all business partners, the customer we serve, the industry in which we participate and the community in which we live

  • Oversee coordination of the manufacturing function with sales, marketing, design engineering, and other functional organizations

  • Continually benchmark best practices and drive use of such across responsible operations

Benefits & Perks (do not move or delete)

You’ll get a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, life, vision, wellness program, disability, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Paid Time Off, including paid vacation, holidays & personal days, and tuition reimbursement. And, of course, discounts on Stanley Black & Decker tools and products and well as discount programs for many other vendors and partners.

What You’ll Also Get (do not move or delete)

  • Career Opportunity: Career paths aren’t linear here. Being part of our global company with 60+ brands gives you the chance to grow and develop your skills along multiple career paths.

  • Learning & Development: Our lifelong learning philosophy means you’ll have access to a wealth of state-of-the-art learning resources, including our Lean Academy and online university (where you can get certificates and specializations from renowned colleges and universities).

  • Diverse & Inclusive Culture: We pride ourselves on being an awesome place to work. We respect and embrace differences because that’s how the best work gets done. You’ll find we like to have fun here, too.

  • Purpose-Driven Company: You’ll help us continue to make positive changes in the local communities where we work and live as well as in the broader world through volunteerism, giving back and sustainable business practices.

Stanley Black & Decker is one of the world's largest, fastest growing and most dynamic companies. SBD, a Fortune 200 company is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.


All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.

Requisition Number:71328BRFunction:Manufacturing City:SedaliaEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Engineering