Maumee, OH

Plant Manager - Automotive

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  • April 16
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Plant Manager - Automotive 
Maumee, OH
👉 Oversee a performing team that has an average tenure of 10 years with the organization
👉 The company is slated for growth and is investing $$$ in new equipment
👉 Plant is running smoothly and efficiently
👉 Benefits available day one of employment, bonus potential and exceptional 401K match
👉 Solid quality record
Allow us to assist you in advancing your career with an employer that has been in business for 50+ years!

Successful, profitable automotive supplier is hiring a Plant Manager to oversee the safety, operations, engineering, quality and materials functions of the plant.  The Plant Manager will report to the VP of Operations, have direct and indirect reports and will be responsible for the following duties:  
  • Fostering a production environment that is focused on safety and quality initiatives 
  • Developing, coaching, mentoring and leading direct and indirect reports
  • Overseeing safety, production, engineering, quality and materials 
  • Champion the safety initiatives of the plant 
  • Establishing a continuous improvement culture by identifying process improvements to decrease scrap, increase efficiencies and save the organization money
  • Fostering relationships with support and production staff to attain plant goals and make needed improvements 
  • Owning the P&L responsibility on a monthly, quarterly and year-end basis, including monitoring expense control 
  • Monitoring and improving plant analytics, standard operating procedures and production metrics 
  • Analyzing and presenting production reports and metrics to the management team 
  • Assisting with staffing the plant and disciplinary actions 
  • Identifying potential CapEx projects and working with engineering to oversee projects 
  • Monitoring and improving production KPIs and metrics via the ERP system 
  • Other duties as directed by management
Candidates should enjoy leading and developing staff, working in a team-oriented environment, communicating with internal and external departments in order to support and improve production goals, holding their team accountable, overseeing CI activities to enhance the process and spending up to 30% of their time on the production floor. 
The company offers competitive medical, dental and vision benefits (available day one of employment), 401K (50% up to 10%), paid holidays, short term and long term disability, life insurance, HSA contribution and vacation.  

REQUIREMENTS for the Plant Manager: 
1. Bachelor's degree, ideally in a technical field 
2. Minimum of 3-5 years in a similar production or plant operations leadership position 
3. Strong continuous improvement background, with proven examples of scrap reductions, efficiency improvements, etc.
4. Experience overseeing production at a tier I or tier II automotive supplier or fast paced metalworking manufacturing environments: stamping, welding, machining, etc. 
5. Experience overseeing direct and indirect reports 
6. Experience overseeing multiple facets of operations (examples include production, quality, engineering, maintenance, materials, HR, etc.)
7. Experience overseeing multi-shift production environments  
8. ERP experience 
9. Ability to create and deliver detailed presentations to the leadership teams 
10. Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel
Skills preferred but NOT required:
1. Strong quality and/or engineering background  
2. Power BI 
3. Lean and/or Six Sigma Certifications 
4. Management of CapEx projects  
5. Metal forming or stamping 
Why go to work for this organization:
👉 They are slated for growth
👉 This company has an exceptional quality record
👉 Excellent medical benefits, FREE to the employee and available day one of employment 
👉 Bonus potential and a 401K match of 50% up to 10%
👉 Work/life balance, averaging 45-50 hours per week, Monday-Friday (very rare weekends) 
👉 Clean facility and excellent office environment
The client is not offering relocation for this position, candidates are requested to be local to the Maumee, OH area.
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