General Manager-Manufacturing

West Coast

Portland, Oregon  – Movement Search & Delivery  www.movementsearch.com/jobs   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 Business Unit Manager OR General Manager.

What you will do: The Business Unit Manager is responsible for managing the production operations of the plant, 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, ensures that operating plans and methods achieve maximum plant performance and reliability, and coordinates plant schedules with the maintenance department to insure 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 BUM 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 oversees manufacturing operating reports to resolve operational, manufacturing, and facility problems.  This role will have full P/L responsibility over this 300 person facility with the expectation for succession.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree. Advanced experience in a manufacturing plant, aerospace highly preferred.  Automotive acceptable. Strong LEAN implementation.

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
jobs@movementsearch.com
(Yes, this email goes directly to a real person)
248-297-5305

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