Plant Production Manager

Columbia, South Carolina – Movement Search & Delivery   is working with an industry leading automotive company located north of Columbia, SC.   Due to a recent advancement, they have a newly opened position for a Production Manager.

What you will do: This role will be responsible for 100+ direct and indirect reports over both production and maintenance.  This role is for an experienced leader in lean manufacturing principles implementation and team skills development/coaching on the shop floor to achieve practical and sustainable productivity improvements.  This position will focus  problem solving analysis and team skills development/coaching on the shop floor to achieve true root cause identification and elimination, preferably using PDCA.

What you will need: Bachelor’s Degree, Engineering HIGHLY preferred.  Current experience in a high volume manufacturing environment, preferably automotive. Quantifiable leadership skills managing production/maintenance supervisors, not just technicians.  The ability and desire to be promoted into a plant management role.   Lean manufacturing training required, including in depth knowledge of key lean principles: Value stream mapping, kaizen, standard work, visual management, 6S, SMED, etc. Change agent with track record of leading and achieving process improvements throughout the organization.  History of creating a “lean culture” in an organization through shop floor action teams.

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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