• Posted on: Oct 20, 2023
  • Location: Tyler, TX
  • Job ID: 2fa7068b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Executive, Management
  • Posted on: Oct 20, 2023
  • Location: Tyler, TX
  • Job ID: 2fa7068b
  • Type: Full Time
  • Category: Executive, Management

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**Candidates must have experience and demonstrated success in large complex AEROSPACE manufacturing operations** 
Plant General Manager / Director Summary:
The Plant General Manager / Director reporting directly to the division President, will be responsible for ensuring effective operations of the site by working in close cooperation with various departments such as Manufacturing operations, Engineering, Program Mgt, etc. This individual provides direction, guidance, and leadership ensuring alignment with the company’s goals.  

Plant General Manager / Director 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.
  • Trained or certified in Lean Manufacturing or 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 ITAR 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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