Plant Manager Automotive
Job Opportunity at 7 Solutions USA

Posted on Sep 27    +1 (615) 952-3771

Location: Schaumburg, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4143279

Plant Manager  

Job Code (6226)

Location: Schaumburg IL

Elgin, IL  


$140,000.00 - $155,000.00

Must be familiar with TS-16949 policies and procedures

Must be familiar with OEM customers such as Ford, Chrysler, GM, etc…

Full Benefits:


Interview Exp:


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Automotive Tier #1



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. 

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