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Legrand NA Plant Manager in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

At a Glance

Legrand has an exciting opportunity for a Plant Manager to join the Starline Team in Canonsburg, PA. This position is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating production floor activities, ensuring that customer expectations, quality objectives, productivity, and cost savings goals are met while providing a safe work environment for employees. The position will provide direct leadership to department supervisors, team leaders, and support production employees that consist of over 400 associates (employees and temporary workers) and annual revenue of over $250M.

What Will You Do?


  • Oversees production management, including manufacturing operations, inventory, facilities, and planning.

  • Continually reviews manufacturing processes and makes appropriate recommendations for lowering costs and improving productivity, efficiency and/or quality.

  • Assists with the annual strategic and business planning process providing key inputs from the production operations. Prepares an annual capital plan in partnership with the Global OPEX Manager. Develop metrics and ensure proper reporting to track the performance of the manufacturing operation against budget, including throughput, labor utilization, efficiency, scrap, and cost containment initiatives.

  • Partners with Global OPEX manager to support and lead OPEX and lean initiatives, which drive process improvement. Champions and offers support for all Safety, Quality and Lean activities, including adoption and implementation of Legrand Way.

  • Participates with and provides direction as necessary to shop floor supervisors in resolving immediate quality, production, scheduling, technical or personnel issues.

  • Coordinates plant activities through collaboration with staff to ensure customer expectations are met and align with manufacturing and budget objectives. Resolves production scheduling problems by quickly analyzing information and implementing short term and long tern corrective actions. Proactively communicates information to peers and works on implementing solutions that satisfy all parties’ expectations. Keeps open dialog on improvement activities and key operational targets and objectives.

  • Ensure personal and professional development of direct reports. Effectively manage, develop, and motivate direct and indirect reports. Provide effective, constructive, and appropriate feedback and leadership to direct reports to foster positive, team atmosphere while establishing responsibilities and accountabilities that are clear and measurable.

  • Actively oversees the inventory group, ensuring proper procedures are implemented to verify inventory accuracy.

  • Timely communication of goal progress, roadblocks and solutions to Sr. Director of Global Operations.

  • Ensures compliance with all safety, environmental, company, local and federal regulations.

  • Active floor presence is required as well as holding regular meetings with employees on both shifts to ensure good communication, teamwork, and cooperation.

Required Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field. MBA a plus.


  • Minimum 15 years’ experience in manufacturing/production

  • Minimum 7 years plant management experience in a production and/or manufacturing environment, including direct supervision of managing 250+ employees or more hourly and salaried employees

  • LEAN (Value- Stream mapping) experience. Six- sigma a plus.

  • SAP and/or ERP/MRP experience with the Production/Inventory/Quality modules

  • Experience working within quality systems

  • Demonstrated understanding and utilization of lean tools to help facilitate continuous improvement in a manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated capability of managing a focus factory


  • Detail-oriented and have excellent follow-through skills

  • Proven ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Proven ability to make sound decisions within established guidelines

  • Must have the ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues, by using judgment that is consistent with standards, practices, policies, procedures, regulation or government law

  • Ability to demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and to appropriately prioritize workload based upon organization or department needs

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Ability to operate/work in a high growth & entrepreneurial environment

  • Proficient in the use of personal computers, internet and MS Office suite of software

  • Proven ability to manage people; train and motivate employees, as well as delegate effectively

  • Must be able to function in a deadline driven environment

  • Excellent project management, planning, and organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage several projects at one time while providing high attention to details and excellent follow-through skills

  • Must possess high degree of professionalism and ability to handle confidential information

About Legrand

Every single day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers. For more information, visit

About Legrand North and Central America

Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 60 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting). LNCA offers comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage. LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network. LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity. For more information, visit

About Legrand’s Data Center Power and Control Division

Legrand’s Data, Power & Control (DPC) division is a global provider of award winning technology and infrastructure products which serve the expanding requirements of today’s data centers and related ecosystems. Our innovative products are principally sold under the Starline, Raritan, Server Technology, US Safety Trolley, and Legrand brand names. As a leading provider of best in class overhead power supply system’s, intelligent PDUs, KVM switches, connectivity, cabinet and containment solutions, our goal is to support next generation technologies with flexibility for future growth and energy and installation efficiencies, united by superior design. For more information, visit and

Equal Opportunity Employer

External Company Name: Legrand North America

Street: 168 Georgetown Road