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Plant Manager

Location: Bridgeview, IL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $120,000.00 - $130,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/12/2017
Job ID: 02548573
Job Description
Plant Manager
  • A well established tier 1 automotive manufacturer is expanding and hiring for a Plant Manager
  • This position will manage the entire operation including manufacturing, distribution, engineering, quality control, maintenance and logistics
  • The Plant Manager is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and implementing continuous improvement projects that will drive change and meet on time deliveries  
  • Relocation assistance will be provided
  • Sponsorship and visa transfers are not available  
  • Responsible for all manufacturing operations including the safety, production efficiencies, quality, customer service, and financial performance of the plant
  • Oversee day-to-day activities to meet daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly expectations.  Manage a team of 4 Supervisors and 75 indirect employees across multiple shifts and multiple departments 
  • Provide direction, development and leadership to the supervisors.
  • Implement a Lean System and Strategy to ensure a safe working environment
  • Maximize profitable growth, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop a qualified work force, reduce operating costs, and lead times through continuous improvements.
  • Responsible for ensuring employee productivity, facility safety, and maintenance activities while working in conjunction with other managers and supervisors
  • Implement company policies and programs to include responsibility for personnel function of hiring, training, wage and salary administration
  • Observe and enforce safety programs
  • Actively participate and lead continuous improvement initiatives using Lean Manufacturing, Six-Sigma and similar methodologies  
  • Responsible for enhancing technical and functional competencies, as well as professional and leadership development
  • BA/BS degree required, ideally in Mechanical Engineering, Operations Management, Business Management or similar
  • 7-15 years of experience supervising supervisors in a manufacturing setting.  Open to ANY metals or related industry
  • MUST HAVE experience with leading, directing, developing and implementing continuous improvement projects. 
  • MUST HAVE examples implementing kaizen, 5S, root cause analysis, six-sigma, Toyota methodologies or similar principles to reduce costs and increase efficiencies
  • Should have held the title Production Manager, Plant Manager, Operations Manager, Production Superintendent or similar
  • Must be flexible and capable of working in a fast paced, growing environment
  • Should be self-directed, high energy, intelligent, creative, able to solve problems and motivated to bring new ideas to a growing operation
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