Plant Manager

Confidential Company  •  Saint Clair, MI and St. Clair, MI

11 - 15 years experience  •  Automotive.

$132K - $180K
Posted on 06/08/18
Confidential Company
Saint Clair, MI
11 - 15 years experience
Automotive.
$132K - $180K
Posted on 06/08/18

Job Duties:

  • Lead, drive, and sustain the cultural and technical changes necessary to make plant a world-class Lean manufacturer.
  • Responsible for leading the continuous improvement efforts. Establish credibility (through Lean knowledge, business acumen, and franchise-specific knowledge) with executive leadership to influence basic strategy and effective inclusion of long-range improvements to business plans
  • Responsible for the overall manufacturing operations within the business to include: procurement, supply chain management, manufacturing, assembly, and distribution of all products.
  • Train and implement Lean Enterprise principles, tools, and techniques within the manufacturing organization.
  • Significantly reduce direct costs, improve quality, and shrink inventory.

Job Requirements:

BachelorDegree with preference in engineering or a related technical discipline. Business Degrees will be considered, and advanced degrees are a plus.

10+ years of leadership experience in a manufacturing environment which supports TS-16949, IATF 16949 and Toyota Production System principles.

Lean Manufacturing - kaizen events, TPS methodology, value stream mapping, 5S, visual controls, TPM, Kanban project management skills desired.

Detail oriented with a strong financial acumen and ability to drive to metrics

Very hands on in a manufacturing environment

Union experience

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