Plastic Extrusion Manager

LPI, INC.   Johnson City, TN   Full-time     Management
Posted on November 11, 2022

Job Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and manage the planned work assignments and personnel for Plastic department.
  • Monitor and manage the tool changes according to the customer orders.
  • Develop department Key Performance Indicators, strategies to accomplish factory goals.
  • Implement cost saving activities on new raw materials, or value engineering projects
  • Develop and grow department skills and allocate labor strategically where necessary
  • Develop projects to improve machine efficiencies maximizing production rates.
  • Interact with Maintenance department to keep machine under control
  • Develop projects to reduce headcounts vs. automation in the operations
  • Develop future leaders in the organization
  • Lead project management initiatives in the department.

Job Skills & Qualifications:


  • Continuous Improvement and Lean Manufacturing experience.
  • Plastic experience in extrusion 
  • Project Management experience


  • Proven long experience / knowledge in the industry.
  • At least 5 years' experience managing production department(s) and / or Chemical – Hydraulic – Mechanic Process experience
  • Strong management and leadership skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good Planning skills
  • Good troubleshooting skills and methodical approach Demonstrated success in process improvements.


Must work in close contact with Production Dept. Mgrs. Supervisors, Maintenance Manager, Quality Manager, Safety Manager.

Job Type: Full-time

Annual Salary $70,000.00 - $90,000.00


506 Twin Oaks Drive
Johnson City , TN