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Plant Manager

Company Name:
National Executive Search, LLC.
Plant Manager - KY - 105K-150K plus relocation assistance
Looking for a plant manager with 10+ years (new facility start up a big plus) for an automotive manufacturing company in the KY/Indiana border.
Must have recent Tier 1 or Tier 2 automotive experience along with Interior experience. Soft Trim and Textile a plus.
BSME highly preferred, will look at other Bachelor Degrees with Tier 1 or Tier 2 interior experience.
Must have experience with starting up a new facility.
Job Purpose:
Responsibilities include both day to day and strategic management of Safety, Quality, Planning, Operations, Finance, Engineering, Maintenance, Human Resources and Continuous Improvement. Lead the manufacturing process by planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating plant resources; managing staff.
Duties:
Accomplishes manufacturing human resource strategies by determining accountabilities; communicating and enforcing values, policies, and procedures; implementing recruitment, selection, orientation, training, coaching, counseling, disciplinary, and communication programs; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; planning and reviewing compensation strategies.
Develops manufacturing organizational strategies by contributing manufacturing information, analysis, and recommendations to strategic thinking and direction; establishing functional objectives in line with organizational objectives.
Establishes manufacturing operational strategies by evaluating manufacturing trends; establishing critical measurements; determining production, productivity, quality, and customer-service strategies; designing manufacturing systems; accumulating resources; resolving problems; implementing change.
Develops manufacturing financial strategies by estimating, forecasting, and anticipating manufacturing requirements, trends, and variances; aligning monetary resources; developing action plans; measuring and analyzing results; initiating corrective actions; minimizing the impact of variances.
Delivers customer-acceptable products by enforcing quality standards; maintaining gmp's.
Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
Plans operations by collecting relevant information; identifying short-term and long-range issues; identifying and evaluating options; choosing a course of action.
Maximizes equipment operation by developing and scheduling preventive maintenance; organizing change-overs.
Keeps materials available by scheduling, monitoring, and adjusting deliveries.
Avoids legal challenges by understanding current and proposed regulations; enforcing requirements; recommending new procedures.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Implement TPS lean processes to take existing operational processes to the next level while identifying manpower/machine process waste, training personnel and implementing cost savings..
Skills/Qualifications:
Promoting Process Improvement, Manufacturing Control Planning, Documentation Skills, Manufacturing Methods and Procedures, Manufacturing Quality, Production Planning, Technical Management, Safety Management, Coaching, Control Engineering, Lean Manufacturing
Must have a stable Job History, ability to work in the United States without VISA sponsorship.
Travel required

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