Automotive Plant Manager
Job Opportunity at 7 Solutions USA

Posted on Aug 2    +1 (615) 952-3771

Location: Detroit, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139255

Automotive Plant Manager 

Job Code (6498)

Location:  Detroit, MI

Salary:      $140,000.00 - $155,000.00

Full Benefits:     Yes

Interview Exp:   Yes

Relo Exp:  Yes
Must have Plant Management Union Automotive Tier #1 experience
BS required and Masters is preferred



Automotive Components   


Job Description


Plant Manager Summary:

The Plant Manager oversees all plant operations to ensure all customer requirements are met on the plant floor on a timely basis. This position will direct and coordinate activities of the company operation/plant to obtain optimum efficiency and economy of operations and maximize profits.



Plant Manager Responsibilities:

·      Responsible for the plant operational activities to ensure the safety of associates, high product quality standards and production schedules are met so that the P&L is positively managed at or below budgeted cost to established specifications.

·      Responsible for meeting budgets and managing financial results.

·      Able to manage key KPI metrics and characteristics to identified operational targets.

·      Analyzes plant budget to identify areas in which reductions can be made.

·      Responsible for the objectives necessary to meet production, quality and plant safety standards.

·      Responsible for managing the overall Plant activities, including P&L performance.

·      Influence positive change and continuous improvements using Lean, TPS, and trained problem solving methodologies.

·      Direct changes in methods, planning and processing required to meet or exceed forecasts and control costs.

·      Ensures compliance with all safety procedures and ensures safe working procedures in assigned production areas.

·      Responsible for continuous improvement activities for the plant.

·      Ensure customer requirements are met on a continual basis.

·      Proactively work with customers to resolve issues.

·      Leads in the professional development of operational leaders.

·      Develops and executes manufacturing strategy delivering on committed financial performance and customer service.

·      Follows safety regulations and enforces compliance with company safety rules and regulations.



·      Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.

·      Must have recent experience managing an Automotive manufacturing plant.

·      Trained or certified in Lean Manufacturing or Toyota Production System and/or other problem solving methodologies.

·      Strong record of selecting and developing very competent professional staff.

·      Track record of delivering strong continuous improvement results.

·      Must have proficient knowledge of profit loss statements and balance sheet financial reporting.

·      Proven record of implementing and operating within data driven or metrics driven management systems.

·      Familiar with  TS-16949 policies and procedures.

·      New Program Launch experience required.

·      Strong interpersonal skills and decision making ability.

·      Ability to motivate a team environment, help drive results, and delegate authority to subordinate personnel.

·      Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively.

·      Experience working with Unions is required. is owned, operated, and copyrighted by Career Marketplace (© 2002-2018, All Rights Reserved)