• Posted on: Nov 22, 2023
  • Location: Columbus, GA
  • Job ID: d6801edc
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management
  • Posted on: Nov 22, 2023
  • Location: Columbus, GA
  • Job ID: d6801edc
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Management

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**Candidates must have experience and demonstrated success in large complex automotive manufacturing operations** 
Plant Manager Summary:
The Plant Manager oversees all plant operations to ensure all customer requirements are met on the plant floor on a timely basis. This position will direct and coordinate activities of the company operation/plant to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits.

Plant Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the plant operational activities to ensure the safety of associates, high product quality standards and production schedules are met so that the P&L is positively managed at or below budgeted cost to established specifications.
  • Responsible for meeting budgets and managing financial results.
  • Able to manage key KPI metrics and characteristics to identified operational targets.
  • Analyzes plant budget to identify areas in which reductions can be made.
  • Responsible for the objectives necessary to meet production, quality and plant safety standards. 
  • Responsible for managing the overall Plant activities, including P&L performance. 
  • Influence positive change and continuous improvements using Lean, TPS, and trained problem solving methodologies.
  • Direct changes in methods, planning and processing required to meet or exceed forecasts and control costs.
  • Ensures compliance with all safety procedures and ensures safe working procedures in assigned production areas.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement activities for the plant.
  • Ensure customer requirements are met on a continual basis.
  • Proactively work with customers to resolve issues.
  • Leads in the professional development of operational leaders.
  • Develops and executes manufacturing strategy delivering on committed financial performance and customer service.
  • Follows safety regulations and enforces compliance with company safety rules and regulations. 
Education and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Must have recent experience managing an Automotive manufacturing plant.
  • Trained or certified in Lean Manufacturing or Toyota Production System and/or other problem solving methodologies.
  • Strong record of selecting and developing very competent professional staff.
  • Track record of delivering strong continuous improvement results.
  • Must have proficient knowledge of profit loss statements and balance sheet financial reporting.
  • Proven record of implementing and operating within data driven or metrics driven management systems.
  • Familiar with  TS-16949 policies and procedures.
  • New Program Launch experience required. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and decision making ability. 
  • Ability to motivate a team environment, help drive results, and delegate authority to subordinate personnel.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively. 

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