Stanley Acess Technologies Plant Manager in Cheraw, South Carolina

55356BRTitle:Plant ManagerBusiness:US - GTS - OperationsState / Country / Province:South Carolina Job Description:

Joining the Stanley Black & Decker team means joining one of the world's largest, fastest-growing, and most dynamic companies. Stanley Black & Decker is a world-leading provider of tools and storage, commercial electronic security and engineered fastening systems, with unique growth platforms and a track record of sustained profitable growth.

Global Tools and Storage (GTS) is looking for a Plant Manager for driving continuous and significant improvements in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost, and working capital. This will be achieved by developing a world class organization and methodically implementing the strategic business objectives – including, strategic planning/deployment, lean management/manufacturing techniques and six sigma tools.

Responsibilities include, but are limited to:

  • Drive rapid, significant and sustainable improvement in on-time delivery and lead-time.

  • Develop and execute a manufacturing strategy that supports the division’s overall market-driven business strategy. Specifically, lead expansion of highly successful point of impact manufacturing and delivery models.

  • Lead regular strategy deployment & KPI reviews for the manufacturing team ensuring attainment of results and a sense of urgency with respect to the strategic implementation priorities.

  • Strategically drive the implementation of safety and industrial hygiene programs designed to minimize the severity and frequency of workplace injuries and illnesses.

  • Passionately drive continuous improvement culture while implementing the strategic Roadmap to achieve breakthrough performance in working capital, quality, delivery, cost, and growth.

  • Build an outstanding team and evolve the organizational structure, as needed, in order to meet and exceed objectives.

  • Drive cycle time and working capital improvements.

  • Ensure key manufacturing metrics and key performance indicator systems are consistently tracking the appropriate measures and driving appropriate response behaviors.

  • Periodically present plans and actual results, as well as strategy deployment and KPI progress. Take aggressive action to drive financial performance in the areas of direct and indirect labor, manufacturing overhead cost, and inventory levels.

  • Partner with VP of Manufacturing to coordinate manufacturing functions with sales, marketing, design engineering, and other departments.

  • Ensure effective allocation of resources across all areas of the operation to accomplish customer-driven priorities.

  • Partner with Engineering teams to ensure the best possible product and customer satisfaction.

  • Play an active and significant role in the S&OP process.

  • Continually benchmark best practices and implement as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

  • 5–10 years operations leadership experience with a demonstrated track record of significant performance improvement required.

  • Experience in lean culture development and lean tool implementation required.

  • Manufacturing experience in metal fabrication, finishing/machining and assembly preferred.

  • Supply chain and inventory management critical.

  • Working knowledge of OSHA guidelines, environmental regulations and EHSMS.

  • Highly customer responsive.

  • Resourceful, combining strong manufacturing and technical abilities with overall management acumen.

  • Ability to effectively deploy resources to key priorities.

  • Sets high expectations (driven by metrics and countermeasures) for self and the organization.

  • Ability and passion to rapidly learn and utilize the business system and achieve objectives.

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, and the ability to effectively communicate throughout all levels of the organization.

  • Develop a highly talented manufacturing organization.

  • Autonomous and self-directed.

  • High degree of credibility and integrity.

Leadership Qualities:

  • Courage & Innovation – Bravely innovate without boundaries. Generate and embrace new ideas. Drive cutting-edge digital solutions. Foster creativity for exponential growth

  • Agility & Performance – Simplify to accelerate business results. Anticipate, adapt to and lead changes. Focus on the right things and act. Perform in ways that exceed expectations.

  • Inclusivity & Collaboration – Respect and leverage all aspects of diversity. Make decisions with an inclusive, global view. Collaborate to amplify customer value. Communicate to drive meaningful outcomes.

  • Integrity & Accountability – Operate with highest ethical standards. Be who you are, build trusted relationships. Act with transparency and positive intent. Live up to commitments and own the results.


  • Full Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage available

  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Employer Election Matching (Subject to terms and eligibility)

  • Employee Stock Program w/ Employer Election Matching (Subject to terms and eligibility)

  • Education Reimbursement Program (Subject to terms and eligibility)

“All qualified applicants that apply for Stanley Black & Decker will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.”

Requisition Number:55356BRCity:CherawEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.