Plant Manager

Trevose, Feasterville-Trevose, PA, USA Req #1200
Thursday, November 10, 2022
We are growing! Klein Tools make great products with the highest of standards. We value Quality, Customer Obsession, Innovation, Teamwork and Ownership. These five distinguishing values define our company’s culture and how we operate as an organization.  We believe that these values set our business above others in our industry. At Klein Tools, you have the opportunity to forge your career with an iconic brand to drive your future!

There has never been a better time to join Klein Tools!  
The Plant Manager is responsible for managing the plant by coordinating and planning the manufacturing of product to ensure customer orders and company products are processed and shipped in accordance with planned schedules, job specifications, established quality standards, and planned profit objectives. This position is also responsible for implementing change to continuously improve performance and increase workflow efficiencies.

Job Responsibilities 

  • Monitor plant activities to ensure an effective use of available resources to meet production schedules for customer orders and inventory requirements.
  • Review production reports and resolve any issues to ensure quality standards. Create and implement strategies to improve performance and production based on the production report.
  • Optimize operational performance, including safety, quality, manufacturing, cost, and morale. Analyze and review manufacturing operation procedures to develop and implement improvement strategies.
  • Implement company wide policies, goals, objectives, and procedures in conjunction with company management.
  • Coordinate with Operations Managers to develop plant fiscal budgets. Determine labor standards and staffing levels on an ongoing basis. Review regular financial reports and follow ups as necessary to control costs and approve all purchases of supplies and equipment.
  • Collaborate with Product Development and Engineering to determine whether operations allow for a new product or product applications.
  • Make employment decisions on hiring, promotion, transfers, training and development, disciplinary action, terminations, and pay adjustments; monitor performance by completing new hire and annual performance evaluations. Consult with Human Resources as necessary.
  • Ensure that proper safety methods are used in the department as specified by Loss Prevention. Ensure team maintains an orderly and clean department.
  • Perform other duties as required within the nature and level of work.


 Bachelor's Degree in Operations, Business, Engineering, or related field and seven (7) years of relevant work experience are required. At least five (5) years working in a manufacturing environment and five (5) years of supervisory experience required. Master's in Business Administration is preferred.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office ﴾Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word﴿. Strong leadership skills combined with the ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with people, projects and issues. Ability to listen and communicate effectively. Ability to lead people. Ability to actively engage by means of discovery, process, and/or application of new information. Demonstrate key competencies, including conflict management, business negotiation, organization and decision making.

Physical Requirements

Occasionally required to stand, walk or sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move objects up to 35 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Klein Tools provides a competitive compensation and benefits package, including:
401(k) Company Match
Profit Sharing
Paid Vacation/Holidays
Shared Cost Medical & Dental
Flex Spending
Education Reimbursement Program
Employee Discount Program

Klein Tools is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. For candidates with disabilities and needing assistance, please email us at

Other details

  • Job Family Manufacturing
  • Job Function Office
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Trevose, Feasterville-Trevose, PA, USA