Hunter Engineering Company is the global leader in automotive service equipment and has built a reputation for visionary leadership and innovation since 1946. Hunter’s product line includes wheel alignment systems, wheel balancers, brake lathes, tire changers, and vehicle lifts. All design, manufacturing and assembly operations occur in company-owned facilities located in Missouri (one plant) and Mississippi (three plants). Hunter products are sold through a network of distributors and national accounts. Customers include car and truck manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, franchised and independent service shops, and service facilities in over 100 countries around the world.Throughout its history, Hunter has remained a family-owned business. Headquarters are based in the St. Louis, MO area with subsidiaries in Canada and Germany. The company has approximately 1,000 employees, 700 independent contractors, and annual sales of approximately $500 million.
We are seeking a Plant Manager for the Durant, MS facility. The Plant Manager will provide proven, strong leadership to support the company’s dynamic volume growth, as well as the increasing complexity of product offerings and manufacturing operations. The Plant Manager will understand the business, both operationally and financially, and will have ownership of the P&L for the Durant facility. The Plant Manager will drive a continuous improvement agenda and possess the vision and leadership to revolutionize the shop floor using Lean and Six Sigma tools and methodologies.The Plant Manager will be responsible for all aspects of the Durant facility and leadership of its resources. The selected candidate will be a proactive, goal-oriented leader capable of working independently and in team environments and will lead and coordinate all plant activities.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Technical or Business Management, or a related field and a minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience in complex manufacturing operations.