Title:  Plant Operations Manager

Req ID:  3993
Job Category:  Manufacturing / Truck Driver

Coxsackie, NY, US, 12192

Be Part of The Future of Sleep!


At Serta Simmons Bedding (SSB), we're more than a mattress company, we're a leading global sleep company with a mission to help people sleep better so they can live healthier lives. With a 150-year heritage in delivering industry-leading sleep solutions, we own iconic brands including Serta®, Beautyrest®, Tuft & Needle® and Simmons®.

What You'll Do:


  • Responsible for overall operations at an assigned plant including, but not limited to, supply management, production scheduling, manufacturing, shipping, warehouse, maintenance, people management, and implementation of change initiatives.
  • Manage effective health & safety and all related compliance, quality assurance standards and training and development of assigned staff.
  • Develops and manages budget for site operations.
  • Builds a safety culture and drives the implementation of safety policies and training in compliance with the company safety program and OSHA regulations to eliminate work-related injuries.  
  • Sets up a review process to analyze production, quality control, maintenance and operational data to determine causes of nonconformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.  
  • Confers with managers to establish production and quality control standards, develop budget and cost controls, and obtain necessary data on customer orders and delivery.  
  • Plans, monitors and directs production and establish priorities, balancing effective customer service and cost factors and optimizing utilization of people and equipment within a just-in-time environment. 
  • Develops and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate operating problems and improve product quality and safety.  
  • Oversees the revision of product schedules and priorities as a result of equipment failure or operating problems and consult with Engineering on equipment modification and other continuous improvement efforts.  
  • Supervises schedules and evaluates the work performance of direct and indirect reports. Fosters positive working relationships and responds proactively to performance concerns; discipline; employee complaints, concerns or problems; and other employee relations matters. Ensures consistency in the application of Company policies and procedures.  
  • Partners with Regional Operations Leaders to manage the profitability for the plant. Active Champion of all quality and lean initiatives.  


What You'll Bring:


  • 5 - 10 Years' experience in manufacturing, supply chain, materials management, logistics and quality control.  
  • 5+ Years' experience in Safety and Risk programs.  
  • Lean Manufacturing experience - green belt preferred.  
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience. 

Salary Range: $137,087 - $217,592

Why Work at Serta Simmons Bedding?


When you join SSB, you become part of a winning and diverse team that is excited and committed to helping people get better sleep. We provide inspiring career opportunities, competitive benefits, employee perks, and the chance to be part of the future of sleep.


At SSB, we are committed to appreciating, recognizing, and celebrating the diverse and unique backgrounds, cultures, skills, and experiences of our employees and the people serve. We are committed to being intentionally inclusive and creating a sense of belonging for all by having diversity, equity, and inclusion embedded in every aspect of our workforce, workplace, and marketplace. Serta Simmons Employee Resources Groups support and help advance inclusive employee experiences and work culture.


Benefits and Perks (USA, Salary non-union):


  • Health, Dental, and Vision (starts on day one)
  • 401K with company match
  • Paid Time Off / Vacation
  • 12 company holidays
  • Sick days
  • Company paid short- and long-term disability
  • Paid parental leave
  • Annual employee contribution to HSA
  • Perks spots
  • Discount programs
  • Friends and family discounts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Tuition Reimbursement


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Employees are required to comply with COVID policies established by a vendor or customer.


It is our policy to abide by all federal, state, and local laws prohibiting employment discrimination, with respect to all terms and conditions of employment, based solely on a person’s race, color, religious creed/religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping or expression), medical condition genetic information (including family medical history), or any other protected status except where a reasonable, bona fide occupational qualification exists.


SSB will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who need them, as required by law.


The hiring salary range for this position applies to where legally required, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable, as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Nearest Major Market: Albany