The average salary for a Late-Career Plant Superintendent with Production Management skills is $82,942.
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Job Description for Plant Superintendent
A plant superintendent is responsible for overseeing all aspects of their plant, including budget, maintenance, quality control, receiving and shipping, and day-to-day operations. They frequently prepare the plant’s budget for the year, as well as recruit and hire direct subordinates. Other tasks performed by the plant superintendent include tracking plant maintenance, monitoring costs and expenses, ensuring quality standards are met, and working with staff on the plant floor to directly oversee…Read more
Plant Superintendent Tasks
- Oversee day-to-day manufacturing and processes of the plant.
- Analyze data to pinpoint weaknesses in manufacturing and compile data reports.
- Identify problems with manufacturing process and recommend improvements for optimum productivity.
- Enforce all state and federal regulations in regards to plant operation and employee safety.
- Manage all plant personnel under Plant Manager, acting as Plant Manager in absence.
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Popular Skills for Plant Superintendent
Skills in Safety Compliance, People Management, Plant Maintenance and Lean Manufacturing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Operations Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Plant Superintendent
An entry-level Plant Superintendent with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,467 based on 5 salaries. An early career Plant Superintendent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,734 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Plant Superintendent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,836 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Plant Superintendent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,085 based on 63 salaries.
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