Italy based automotive parts manufacturing company is looking for a General/Plant Manager in its growing US facility located in Charlotte, North Carolina (50Employees).
The right candidate for this position will be a self-starter, reporting directly to the Company CEO, with the ability to work in a changing environment dependent on customer demand (Tier1 and OEMs). The Plant Manager must have a solid understanding of Profit & Loss, budget management,a strong background in continuous improvement and knowledge of ISO/TS 16949 standards in Automotive parts manufacturing.
Job Summary: Responsible for directing and managing all aspects of operations necessary to fulfill customers’ orders. Responsible for production planning, materials planning,safety, on-time delivery, inventory and productivity.He will be responsible for employee recruiting, retention and development.
The candidate needs to be able to solve all issues once the order is received to ensure high quality and timely delivery as well as review schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, staffing requirements, work procedures, and duty assignments while considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
A strong focus on employees, ensuring their safety and well-being, as well as a strong customer focus are required.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
- Fully bilingual in English and Italian
- 5+ years experience in an Automotive manufacturing environment
- Knowledge and experience with TS, ISO or other quality standards
- US resident
- Stable career history showing tenure with a company.
- Good team player, able to foster teamwork
Tools used: Microsoft office, AS400, QuickBooks and various other computer programs.
Environment: Office, Production floor, occasional travel to customers and occasional travels to Italian headquarter.