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Manager Plant Operations
United States - MI - Holland

Job Description

Main Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize and direct the manufacturing operation to ensure the obtainment of production schedules in a safe and efficient manner.  
  • Monitor daily established KPI’s to ensure customer requirements are met. 
  • Provide root cause analysis of production and quality issues and make appropriate decisionsbased on risk analysis. 
  • Develop and implement action plans to meet or exceed KPI’swhen they are not met. 
  • Lead YFIMS and YF iOS plant floor initiatives to ensure Operations compliance.  
  • Oversee staff levels within each department by shift and ensure not to exceed authorized levels.  Monitor and control planned and unexpected overtime. 
  • Assure that all plant guidelines and procedures are adhered to. 
  • Communicate regularly with direct reports and management and supervise their performance in all functions including performance evaluation. 
  • Provide Plant Manager a daily production update andweekly summary. 

Additional Responsibilities may include:

  • Provide Plant manager monthly production information for monthly MOR. 
  • Position may have some department managers reporting into; CI, Maintenance, Tooling, Launch, Engineering, Supply Chain and Production Managers. 

Required Education Level

  • ​​Bachelor's Level Degree​ 
  • Area of Study:     Engineering, Business Administration, or Similar 

*Equivalent work experience may also be considered for certain positions.

Required Qualifications

  • ​​7-10​ Minimum Years of Experience with manufacturing experience.  
  • ​​5-9​ Minimum Years of Experience within the automotive industry 
  • Must be able and willing to travel and work at customer sites, including industrial manufacturing plants whichmight require climbing, lifting, or working in confined spaces. 
  • Computer literacy. 
  • Excellent oral communication skills. 
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Just in Time (JIT) environment experience. 
  • Proficient organizational skills. 
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise.

Physical Ability Requirements

Stationary Position (Sitting or Standing):                            ​Frequently​ 

Movement (Walking):                                                          ​Frequently​ 

Carry Weight (Lifting up to 40 lbs):                                    ​Occasionally​ 

Communication (Seeing/Talking/Hearing):                         ​Constantly​ 

Use Hands/Fingers (Operate computer, printer, phone):   ​Frequently

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