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Plant Manager

Automotive Search Consultants
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
$130,000 - $160,000 + bonus
January 17, 2017

We are working on a great opportunity for a Plant Manager with a company that is a global supplier of industrial components to the automotive, aerospace and military markets. This strategic position will be responsible for multiple plants in the greater Minneapolis area.

This Sr.-level position will partner with the leadership team in translating business strategy into action that drives business results for these key locations.

Responsibilities will include:

-Participate as lead staff member responsible for operation and performance of entire operations.

-Provide overall leadership and direction to direct reports responsible for manufacturing and all aspects of performance.

-Lead multi-disciplined plant team in meeting monthly forecasts and all appropriate business metrics in a continuous improvement spirit.

-Develop strategic manufacturing direction and planning for 1-3 year planning horizon utilizing lean manufacturing techniques, automation, and Kaizen disciplines.

-Direct preparation of operational budgets and coordinates capital plans, appropriation requests, and project follow up.

-Implement quarter-over-quarter improvement strategies to increase efficiency, spend performance, customer delivery and safety record.

-Manage the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing process to assure that safety and best practices are maximized.

-Analyze and implement process flow, inventory and velocity improvements throughout entire value stream including key supply base and outside vendors.

-Monitor the work flow and inventory levels to insure that schedules are met and bottlenecks are identified and corrected.

-Works with planning, sales, quality, engineering and finance to ensure cooperative spirit, continuous improvement and customer satisfaction are constantly driven forward.

We are targeting proven Manufacturing leaders with a hands-on style and 10+ years of experience in the aerospace, automotive, and/or defense industries. Previous plant operational management experience is required, as well as a 4-year degree.

This is a high profile position, offering an excellent opportunity for continued advancement.