Bass Pro Shops Plant Manager Triton Boats in Midway, Arkansas


  • Review job standards, develop cost studies, and systems for optimum efficiency

  • Analyze and react to job and plant efficiency and cost comparison reports

  • Review labor and material requirements to minimize overtime costs without jeopardizing necessary functions and customer delivery requirements

  • Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges

  • Drive continuous improvements to achieve maximum customer satisfaction levels and strategic business direction

  • Actively lead (through training and mentoring) and execute LEAN and variation reduction activities and principles

  • Must be able to work closely with all parts of the business including Customer Service, Quality/Material Functions, PD & E, and Compliance to ensure the strategy, development and execution of standards and cost containment are achieved across Plant Operations

  • Direct problem solving activities in the manufacturing operations, forcing those activities to the lowest level for irreversible resolution

  • Monitor production schedules for maximum labor utilization and to minimize inventory costs

  • Ensure that all manufacturing, policies, procedures, and practices demonstrate compliance to regulations/policies

  • Establish and manage budgets and targets for assigned area of responsibility

  • Ensures, monitors and reports progress on projects, process changes, capital expenditures, barrier elimination and new technology development

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 5 + years of General Management experience preferred

  • Managerial experience in at least 4 different areas of operations

  • Experience in leading teams of more than 100 + employees, preferred

  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills is a must

  • Demonstrated experience in leading radical improvements of manufacturing operations. The achievements need to be supported with objective data and thorough explanations

  • Broad experience in applying Lean Manufacturing throughout career. Strong understanding on where, and how to apply all of the different tools.

  • Strong understanding of key P&L, and operational metrics

  • Experience in deploying numerous employee engagement programs

  • Experience developing short and long term Manufacturing strategies

  • Strong project management skills

  • Exceptional ethical values

  • Change management experience and demonstrated strength in cultural transformation