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Chicago, Illinois
<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, a Global Tier 1 automotive suppliers, with a Plant Manager search located in Chicago, IL. This position will be responsible for leading activities to obtain optimum results in quality, service, safety, productivity, profitability and employee relations in an automotive facility. The Plant Manager is also 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> Full plant P&L (profit & loss) responsibility including strategy, policies, processes, practices and systems 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.) Establish credibility (through Lean knowledge, business acumen, and plant-specific knowledge) with executive leadership to influence basic strategy and effective inclusion of long-range improvements Develop and execute short-and long-term business plans and strategies designed to assure the growth of revenue, profit and cash flow Direct customer account and relationship management including development of senior management relations with key customers Ensure the facilities annual sales revenue and profitability goals are met<p> Ideal Candidate Profile:</p> Bachelor's degree preferred Minimum of 5+ years of progressively responsible leadership experience in a manufacturing environment Tier 1 Automotive experience required, ideally with welding/stamping experience<p> Total Compensation:</p> 200,000 - 250,000
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