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Kansas City, Missouri
<p>Ciresi & Morek is a national search firm based out of Northeast Ohio that specializes in the industrial sector. Our clients include Fortune 500, private equity and privately held companies. We are the most honest executive search firm you will find. We act as an extension of your business, working diligently to find top-tier talent for your specific needs. Our extensive network and broad knowledge of different industries allows us to quickly identify candidates, and keeps our clients coming back. There's a reason why we have a 98 percent customer return rate.</p><p>Feel free to learn more about us by visiting our website and please review our Active Searches.</p><p>We are currently assisting our client, Fortune 1000 automotive supplier, with a Plant Manager search located near Kansas City, MO. The Plant Manager will be reporting to a Director of Operations, and will be responsible for leading activities to obtain optimum results in quality, service, safety, productivity/profits and employee relations in a JIT facility. The Plant Manager will also be responsible for the management of people, equipment and materials to achieve both daily and long-term production objectives. This is a highly visible, high impact position where a successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a decisive role in the future success and growth of the organization.</p><p>Responsibilities:</p> Follow production plans, as well as Group standard processes; assure feasibility of production plans Achieve financial targets: prepare and present the JIT budget; manage the actual production costs based on "ideal" costs; maintain product margin, and monitor serial productivity (labor level, material consumption, etc.) Manage the JIT team: assure appropriate staffing, maintain working environment according to Group Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) standards, detect and advise training needs, share information (transparency), participate in career management initiatives, etc. Serve as official plant representative to the customer: meet established customer specifications concerning cycle time, delivery, quality, quantity and costs; implement preventative and corrective measures in the production process to assure that customer demands are properly met; coordinate with client's quality team to meet all customer standards Implement action plans in order to improve functionality/productivity and to obtain program and Group objectives; make necessary corrective adjustments Coordinate resource planning with Industrial Engineering department concerning stocks, equipment, staffing, activities, etc. Maintain dashboard indicators/status reports to monitor lead time, supply-chain targets, HSE performance, etc.<p>Requirements:</p> Bachelor's degree required; MBA preferred Minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a manufacturing environment; with at least 3-4 years in a plant manager role Tier 1 Automotive experience required, P&L & JIT preferred<p>Total Compensation:</p> 150,000 - 200,000
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