Plant Manager

Location: Dayton, Ohio
Date Posted: 05-31-2018
An exceptional World Class Tier I automotive supplier has an immediate need to fill a position of Plant Manager within their manufacturing facility located north of Dayton, Ohio.  The successful candidate will have experience including working as PLANT MANAGER with P&L responsibility for a medium sized and unionized Tier I Automotive supplier.

Job Description

  • Responsible for a multi-functional organization producing products for specific customers
  • Direct and manage plant operations for production, finance, engineering, materials, quality, human resources, maintenance, quality and shipping and receiving.
  • Coordinate plant activities through the planning with departmental managers to insure the total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Manages capital asset maintenance
  • Has P&L responsibility for assigned location(s)
  • Decisions have a significant impact on the business of the Company in terms of costs, schedules, and customer relationships
  • Manage daily operations of the facility
  • Ensure safety and efficiency of the facility
  • Manage and monitor all plant processes
  • Control and minimize labor overtime, premium freight and repair expenses
  • Ensure compliance with all Quality and EHS standards
  • Prepare, analyze and issue production and performance metrics
  • Maintain all plant production and quality records
  • Control costs to achieve company budget goals
  • Drive Continuous Improvement to improve key Performance Metrics in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Financial targets
  • Develop and execute annual Capital Spend Plan
  • Develop 5Year Plan for Plant Sales, Operating Income, and Capital Spend
  • Train and Develop plant staff to maximize personal performance initiatives along with company goals and objectives
  • Support Lean initiatives to maximize plant performance
  • Implements and maintains preventative maintenance programs
  • Develop and execute New Product Launch plan to ensure successful launches
  • Incorporates shop floor organization and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provides direction, development and leadership to production supervisor.
  • BS/BA degree in related field 
  • MS/MBA preferred



  • Requires minimum of 5 years experience
  • Understanding of general business practices and principles
  • Requires minimal supervision
  • Manages a multi-functional area
  • Demonstrate analytical skills
  • Able to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to learn technical concepts
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