Plant Manager-Automotive & Metal Stamping
MRI Providence, RI in Winston Salem, NC
- Industry: Manufacturing - Production/Plant Management
- Type: Full Time
My client, a major supplier to the automotive industry, is seeking a Plant Manager for a manufacturing location in North Carolina. The Plant Manager will drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes. Will oversee the daily operations of the plant from manufacturing through shipping, ensuring all processes and policies are followed. Responsible for the safety of all manufacturing associates. The successful candidate will have the knowledge and skills to maximize OEE, safety, quality and productivity.
Automotive, metal stamping, Lean and change management experience required.
Plan, organize, and direct the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing plant
Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to align with company s lean manufacturing strategy
Develop and/or enhance process tracking mechanisms to ensure performance targets are being met
Responsible for production, product quality and on-time shipping
Actively support and participate in Kaizen events that improve operations and employee knowledge of Lean manufacturing
Promote safety and environmental compliance through active participation and support of company safety policies and programs
Support and align with Strategic Plans set forth by Director of Operations
Maintains standards for TS 16949 and ISO 14001 certifications
Actively work to recruit qualified employees.
Use effective strategies to lower turnover and retain quality employees.
Effective coaching and development of direct reports and entire shop floor team
Promote harmony in the workplace through open communication and fairness to all employees
Ensure compliance with all company policies including HR policy manual, Quality, Safety, and Environmental policies
Maintain cross functional dialog with Directors of Engineering, Quality, R&D, and Purchasing with issues and concerns related to manufacturing, design, launch and vendor management
Candidates will possess a BS (engineering preferred) and have 5-8 years of prior Plant Management experience.
Manufacturing experience with multi-shift plants with 200-300 employees
Demonstrated experience supporting and implementing Lean Manufacturing on the shop floor
Strong verbal, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
Knowledge of logistics and shipping best practices
Prior experience with budgets and financial systems
Computer skills required, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Certification in Lean or Six Sigma desired
Experience with hydraulic presses desired
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