Senior Plant Manager

Posted 12 February 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKelsee Tedder

Job description

Job Title: Senior Plant Manager

Reporting to: Senior Manufacturing Director

Location: Greenville, TX

About Us: The Senior Plant Manager plays a pivotal role within our organization, overseeing the production, maintenance, and repair of products essential to Weatherford's operations. As part of the leadership team, you will lead and develop a team, ensuring efficient manufacturing operations and adherence to quality standards. We value individuals with a strong background in manufacturing, Lean practices, supply chain management, and effective communication across all organizational levels.


Safety, Security & Compliance:

  • Uphold corporate governance and ensure compliance with all relevant policies, laws, and industry standards.
  • Prioritize Quality, Health & Safety, Security, and Environmental protection.
  • Demonstrate effective safety leadership and maintain a safe working environment.


  • Maintain compliance with Quality policies and actively contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Ensure service quality and drive improvements in manufacturing processes.


  • Manage cross-functional teams to optimize manpower, materials, and equipment utilization.
  • Implement strategies for long-term operational success in meeting customer expectations.


  • Maintain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Clearly communicate expectations and responsibilities to reports.


  • Adherence to financial policies and procedures.
  • Prepare feasibility studies and cost justifications for projects.

People & Development:

  • Take responsibility for personal and team development.
  • Engage in regular performance discussions and talent management activities.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in manufacturing (10+ years), preferably in oilfield applications.
  • 5-8 years of hands-on experience in manufacturing leadership roles.
  • Proficiency in Lean Manufacturing principles and driving positive plant performance.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Legal authorization to work in the specified location.
  • Proficiency in English; local language proficiency preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.


  • Strong understanding and experience in the oil & gas industry.
  • Experience in multi-product line manufacturing for international customers.
  • Background in machining and/or assembly processes.
  • Experience with Windchill, JD Edwards, and Oracle OTM.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.