Jackson, TN
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Job Description

 **Candidates must have experience and demonstrated success
in complex automotive manufacturing operations**
 

 
Assistant Plant Manager Summary:       
The Assistant Plant Manager is responsible for all plant activities,for meeting production schedules and producing a product in accordance with customer requirements while maintaining maximum production and minimum costs.
 
Assistant Plant Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the overall Plant activities. 
  • Set specific objectives for all personnel to direct them to the highest possible degree of overall plant efficiency.
  • Motivate personnel to realize their maximum potential and to attain high-level performance.
  • Direct changes in methods, planning and processing required to meet or exceed forecasts and control costs of the manufacturer.
  • Coordinate plant activities with other plants in the Division as necessary to meet the goals of the Division.
  • Recommend capital expenditures, cost-reduction programs, and innovations that could improve operations, increase profits, or reduce costs.
  • Maintain an Open Door policy to all levels of the operation to review suggestions and complaints.
  • Keep current on safety requirements and direct development to maintain an accident-free operation.
  • Ensure that quality standards are met and that proper methods are being used to maintain quality standards consistent with the Company’s reputation as a quality producer.

 
Assistant Plant Manager Education/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Ten years related experience preferred.
  • Proven Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead team members and get results through others.
  • In depth knowledge of financial and budgetary controls.
  • Ability to motivate and delegate authority to subordinate personnel.
  • High degree of professionalism along with organizational skills, tact, and diplomacy.
  • A strong background and working knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.
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