Plant Manager

Jackson, MI 49203

Posted: 11/08/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: 2 - Engineering & Manufacturing Job Number: JO10000288

Job Description

A Leading Automotive Supplier in the Jackson, Michigan area is in need of a Plant Manager. Our Client is looking for a Plant Manager that will be responsible for overseeing operational activities for the Manufacturing Facility.  This is a Full Time, Permanent, Direct Hire Position offering Competitive Compensation, Bonus Potential, Good Benefits, Paid Holidays and Paid Vacation.

Reporting into the GM, the position will work closely with functional department managers, and provide leadership to related functional areas of the business to sustain outstanding operational and financial performance metrics
Direct management of all departments (production, maintenance, engineering, materials, quality, HR, IT)
Conduct daily production review meetings with all departments
Conduct regular performance appraisals of direct reports
Review day to day production concerns and shipping demands
Direct and co-ordinate the manufacturing operations of the company
Continue to drive the implementation and support of World Class Manufacturing strategies
Accountable to drive process improvement on the manufacturing floor in order to achieve and exceed expectations
Applies world class manufacturing, KAIZEN and lean manufacturing principles
Lead the production area with a focus on operational excellence, continuous improvement/optimization, safe operations, and teamwork
Review DMN s and ensure corrective actions are received back in a timely fashion
Initiate and review all corrective actions on any internal or external concerns
Review all production and tooling related purchase requisitions before sending for approval
Advise GM, or AGM s of any problems, concerns or opportunities that effect the performance of the company
Review and address any commercial issues with the customer
Responsible to implement a manufacturing strategy that includes refining product and process initiatives
Management of plant KPI's against Business Plan targets
Develop and execute an action plan to meet corporate policy deployment objectives and targets
Meet or exceed all objectives/requirements of the business plan
Promote a safe work environment in all activities in the area of Production; includes compliance to regulatory requirements & company policies and communicating and rectifying safety concerns
Maintains working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

College or University Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Tool & Die Design
Knowledgeable in various manufacturing and processing techniques such as Resistance Spot Welding, MIG Welding, Stamping, Robotics. etc.
Excellent interactive and leadership skills and problem solving techniques 
Previous Plant Management Experience in the Automotive Industry
Computer skills (i.e. spread sheets, data bases, word processing)
Good understanding of quote process, business plan, and financial statements
Knowledgeable of government legislation regarding health and safety (OHSA, Labor Relations, Employment Standards, Human Rights)
Knowledgeable in APQP disciplines
Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment.


If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to:
We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.
At Venteon our talent acquisition team is proud to provide our clients with the most qualified Accounting & Finance, Engineering, IT and Administrative talent in the industry today.

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