Plant Manager-Automotive


Chicago, Illinois – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with a leading Tier-one supplier to the automotive industry. Due to their recent growth, the company has a newly opened position for a Plant Manager on the south side of Chicago.

What you will do: The Plant Manager is responsible for managing the production operations of the plant of 150, while also assisting in upgrading the supervisory and operators talent and skills bases to achieve growth and meet market needs such as reduced cost, efficient production cycle times, uptimes and reliable delivery. The role researches, plans, targets and controls reductions in costs of operations, ensure that operating plans and methods achieve maximum plant performance and reliability, and coordinates plant schedules with the maintenance department to ensure equipment is maintained. The position sets manning requirements and schedules to meet customer demands, participates in formulating and administering company policies, and manages policy deployment in the areas of lean manufacturing techniques, quality, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls and plant performance measures. Additionally, the Plant Manager confers with the Operations Manager and other managers to review achievements and discuss required changes in goals or objectives resulting from current status and conditions, reviews analyses of activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine department progress toward stated goals and objectives, and over see manufacturing operating reports to resolve operational, manufacturing, and facility problems.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree. Advanced experience in an automotive manufacturing plant. Current experience in a management role within a manufacturing environment.  Experience in machining.  P/L responsibility.

What we offer: Honest and transparent representation to our clients…  it’s what we do.

If you have ALL of the required qualifications for this position and are skeptical about sending in a resume to someone you have never spoken with, give us a call. We try to rise above the recruiting rhetoric by giving our contact information in order to provide you as much information as possible. We go to great lengths to work directly with the hiring managers for the positions we represent so our job descriptions truly reflect the needs of the organization.

Please send your resume and current compensation to:

Greg Giltner
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