Assistant Plant Director
Company: Gestamp North America
Posted on: January 16, 2022
WHO WE ARE
With over 20 years' experience, Gestamp remains a leader in the
European automotive industry. Dedicated to the design, development
and manufacturing of metal automotive components, Gestamp focuses
on innovative development to produce safer and lighter
At Gestamp, we believe people are the architects of our company's
success. This mindset is an essential asset for the organization.
We welcome talented, motivated and team-based individuals who want
to assemble their next career with Gestamp!
This individual will assist the Plant Director in managing,
directing and implementing operations strategies and objectives to
ensure the achievement of the facilities goals. Responsible to
manage and lead operations to ensure safety, quality, positive work
environment, on-time delivery, customer requirements, and
manufacturing needs are met. The Assistant Plant Director will
provide oversight, leadership and motivation to direct reports that
emphasizes safety, continuous improvement, quality, customer
satisfaction, accuracy, productivity, cost reduction, housekeeping,
efficiency, training, teamwork and morale. He/she will be
responsible for assuring the manufacture of the required quantity
and quality of products.
Assist the Plant Director in ensuring that launches are
successfully planned and executed successfully and within with
Manage, direct and implement operation strategies and objectives
including essential elements of safety, on-time delivery, quality,
and lean to ensure the achievement of the plant's goals.
Assists in developing and meeting the plant operating budget.
Directs and approves all requisitions for maintenance, repair of
building, equipment, machine parts, and manufacturing supplies.
Recommends and/ or makes improvements in machinery and equipment in
Controls allocation and use of personnel to ensure fulfillment of
production schedules in all Operations departments.
Accountable for establishing and maintaining a culture of mutual
respect and teaming; Leading the team in accomplishing the plant's
goals and objectives.
Ensure that the business of the facility is conducted in an ethical
manner and in compliance of Federal, State and Local Laws.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Operations Management, Business
or other relevant field required; or equivalent automotive
managerial experience on a 2:1 experience/education scale. Master's
Degree a plus.
Ten (10) years of progressive experience in a Tier 1 or OEM
automotive manufacturing environment.
Five to ten (5-10) years of hot stamping experience a strong
Proven leadership ability and people management skill.
Minimum of five (5) years progressive managerial experience in
Deep knowledge of plant management systems, productivity measures,
safety and quality assurance; quality mindset.
Detailed understanding of automotive manufacturing processes:
stamping, welding and coating.
Detailed understanding of the requirements of various customer and
accreditation requirements, including TS16949, ISO14001, OEM
High level of communication skills both written and verbal.
A thorough understanding of employee relations, employee
involvement, continuous improvement, lean principles and group
Ability to make business decisions and to develop and lead a strong
Strong skills in MS Office, SAP, customer and vendor systems.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Gestamp North America, LLC provides equal employment opportunities
to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits
discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race,
color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status,
genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by
federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment,
including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination,
layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and
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