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  • Location: Louisburg
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #18616
  • Salary: $110,000 - $140,000 USD

The HT Group is partnering with a high-growth automotive part manufacturer to find a Operations/Plant Manager! This person will oversee all aspects of manufacturing operations, drive strategic direction of the facility, and foster a culture of continuous improvement and profitable growth. We are looking for a true hands on leader who has experience overseeing manufacturing operations for small-mid sized plants.
Louisburg NC | Base up to $140k + bonus | Direct Hire

  • Develop and implement plans to ensure operational excellence and meet production and company goals
  • Oversee all manufacturing/warehouse operations (machining, assembly, quality control, fulfilment, maintenance)
  • Maintain quality control standards to meet industry and customer specifications
  • Collaborate with supply chain partners to optimize inventory and minimize lead times.
  • Enforce safety protocols to maintain a healthy work environment.
  • Establish KPIs to monitor operational performance and drive continuous improvement efforts
  • Lead, mentor, coach, and train teams, fostering accountability and collaboration.
  • Manage operational budgets and identify cost-saving opportunities
  • Lead initiatives to streamline processes and implement best practices (lean manufacturing/six sigma)
  • Work with sales teams to understand customer requirements and ensure satisfaction


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Business Administration, or related field
  • 10+ years of manufacturing operations experience
  • 5+ years experience in a leadership role making engineered products
  • Automotive manufacturing industry experience highly preferred
  • Proven success of improving operations and exceeding departmental goals
  • Strong understanding of engineered products manufacturing process
  • Experience with lean manufacturing principles, six sigma methodologies, and similar
  • Ability to manage budgets and drive cost saving initiatives
  • Must be highly proficient in MS Office and ERP systems
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