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Assistant Plant Manager

LIVONIA, MI - Distribution/Manufacturing | Full Time | Midwest Truss
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Job Description

Position Summary

This position is responsible for assisting the Plant Manager in managing and supervising all operations of the Livonia, MI Truss facility.

Primary Responsibilities


  • Ensure that all product is built in the most efficient way.
  • Ensure that all orders are filled within an acceptable lead time.
  • Set and evaluate production quotas, both quantity and quality.
  • Supervise Team Members engaged in all aspects of the manufacturing process, including operation of: forklifts, saws, roller presses, hydraulic presses, hand held pneumatic staplers and nail guns, manual, semi-automatic, and automatic stacking equipment, strapping and other misc. powered and hand tools, etc.

Facility Maintenance and Utilization

  • Keep all production facilities in good repair, orderly and clean.
  • Use equipment to capacity to fill orders.


  • Ensure all safety policies are enforced, all training is up to date, and all equipment is giarded and well maintained.
  • Keep all safety training and maintenance documented.
  • Keep open communication with all Team Members regarding safety issues.

Skills & Requirements

Position Requiments

  • Strong understanding of truss manufacturing and processes
  • Minimum one year supervisory experience is preferred
  • Strong analytical and cognitive skills
  • Able to write and speak clearly and accurately
  • Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships
  • Able to tactfully deal with guests and Team Members
  • Good knowledge of construction industry