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Plant Manager Automotive Industry

Location : Hamptonville, NC
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5-8 years
Required Education : Bachelorís Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Metro Industrial Services is seeking to immediately fill the position of Plant Manager for a company in Hamptonville, NC. This is a Direct Hire. Apply now!

Responsibilities for this position include the following:

  • Drive continuous improvement and optimization of all processes

  • Oversee the daily operations of the plant from manufacturing through shipping, ensuring all processes and policies are followed

  • Responsible for the safety of all manufacturing associates

  • Exercise knowledge and skills to maximize OEE, safety, quality, and productivity

Other responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and direct the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing plant

  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to align with the Company’s lean manufacturing strategy

  • Develop and/or enhance process tracking mechanisms to ensure performance targets are being met

  • Responsible for production, product quality, and on-time shipping

  • Actively support and participate in Kaizen events that improve operations and employee knowledge of Lean manufacturing

  • Promote safety and environmental compliance through active participation and support of company safety policies and programs

  • Support and align with Strategic Plans set forth by Director of Operations

  • Maintain standards for TS 16949 and ISO 14001 certifications

  • Actively work to recruit qualified employees

  • Use effective strategies to lower turnover and retain quality employees

  • Effective coaching and development of direct reports and entire shop floor team

  • Promote harmony in the workplace through open communication and fairness to all employees

  • Ensure compliance with all company policies including HR policy manual and Quality, Safety, and Environmental policies

  • Maintain cross-functional dialog with Directors of Engineering and Quality, R&D, and Purchasing Departments with issues and concerns related to manufacturing, design, launch, and vendor management


  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Term-Life &

  • Short Term Disability

Required Qualifications :

Successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • 5-8 years of prior Plant Management or equivalent experience

  • Manufacturing experience with multi-shift plants with 400+ employees

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience (Degree must be from an accredited institution)

  • Demonstrated experience supporting and implementing Lean Manufacturing on the shop floor

  • Strong verbal, written, interpersonal, and analytical skills

  • Knowledge of logistics and shipping best practices

  • Prior experience with budgets and financial systems

  • Computer skills required (Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)

Other experience Preferred:

  • Automotive Industry experience

  • Certification in Lean or Six Sigma

  • Experience with hydraulic presses and non-woven industries

  • Must adhere to all company and location policies and safety rules

  • Must be able to work extended hours when required

  • Must carry out all other duties as assigned

About Metro Industrial

Metro, unlike many other employment agencies, puts a tangible emphasis on helping people and providing them with an extraordinary experience. Metro Services strives for greater innovation by providing more opportunity within the workforce and greater incentives to its employees.

Metro Industrial Services does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color and religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, disabilities or any other characteristics protected by law.

Learn more about us by visiting our website at metroindustrialservices.com.

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