Director of Operations (Automotive)
Fast growing global niche Tier 1 auotmotive group is looking for a Director Operations Automotive (multi-site) to lead thier manufacturing initiatives. This leader will have overall responsibility for the day-to-day strategic and tactical manufacturing activities for the operations.
? Provides leadership for the implementation of the manufacturing strategy for multiple production facilities.
? Understands and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental policies. Is empowered to identify, stop, and communicate or escalate appropriate action in regards to safety, health, and environmental concerns.
? Champions change and facilitates team related functions to improve the business performance.
? Promotes and drives the organizations vision and utilization of World Class Manufacturing Standards.
? Is accountable for establishing and monitoring product safety related controls.
? Provides leadership to the Supply Chain team to ensure inventory accuracy and reduction goals are met.
? Works closely with Plant and Advanced Manufacturing Engineering to define cost-effective continuous improvement projects.
? Evaluates departmental constraints and supports LeanSix Sigma Manufacturing techniques to improve capacities.
? Develops and recommends the annual operating and capital budgets for the operation of the Plants, and ensure that all financial plans are met.
? Drives accountability through the use of tools and other methods to track performance.
? Establishes strong and effective working relationships that are conducive to maintaining a positive work environment.
? Drives the facility to ensure safety, quality, productivity, delivery, and budget goals are achieved.
? Requires a Bachelordegree in Engineering, Business Administration or similar field.
? MBA is highly preferred.
? Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required. Statistical evaluation software familiarity a plus.
? Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques with emphasis on Standardized Work, Continuous Improvement, 5S, and JIT principles is required.
? LeanSix Sigma Certification highly preferred.
? Minimum of 10years of automotive manufacturing operations experience.
? Minimum of 10-15years of managerial experience leading cross functional professionals.