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Plant Manager

Do you have what it takes to lead a team in a highly complex environment? We are looking for a Plant Manager, based in Cd Juarez, Chih, Mexico, to drive continuous improvement and optimization of all operational processes. If planning, organizing, directing and running optimum day-to-day operations to exceed customers’ expectations is in your DNA then this is the job for you!

About the Role

How you will contribute

 

Ensure that customer expectations are met and/or exceeded within the confines of company guidelines.

  • Quarterly presentations to customer senior management relative to our scorecard and initiatives.
  • Participate in customer invited meetings e.g. 9:30 am to support Customer strategic objectives
  • Communicate with the customer and demonstrate initiatives supporting continuous improvement.

 

Meet company objectives with respect to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale and Environment.

  • Quarterly presentations to senior management of syncreon re Plant objectives and initiatives
  • Establish 5 year / contract life business plan, annual budgets and ensure targets are met
  • Local initiatives to ensure plant progression in all regards

 

Adopt continuous improvement within the workplace.

  • Plan and execute the concepts of lean manufacturing
  • Ensure the plant plans and executes productivity tasks on an annual and ongoing basis
  • Prioritize activities associated with the elimination of waste in all aspects of our operations

 

Organizational Strengthening

  • Continue to build a stronger salaried team capable of leading the hourly workforce into the demands of the future.
  • Improve employee relations and morale through participation of personnel from the shop floor and instill behavioral discipline
  • Improve communication throughout the organization and at all levels

 

Work with Trade Unions (if applicable)

  • Continue to identify and eliminate past practices that may impact the financial wellbeing of the plant.
  • Work with union personnel to improve day to day operations while limiting the emotional impact on the workforce
  • Adopt union representatives as part of the business to maximize their contribution to achieve overall objectives

 

New Business

  • Work with the business development and account management group to identify business opportunities within the capabilities of the plant and local area
  • Ensure the plant participates in all activities surrounding potential business and future profitability
  • Ensure the plant is always in a state that maximizes its appeal to outsiders and potential customers

 

Be a Corporate Citizen, create an external Image

  • Ensure that syncreon.US, Inc. is a positive force within the community and considered to be a good employer
  • Increase the exposure of syncreon.US Inc. in a positive light to maximize our opportunity for future growth
  • Work with other suppliers and industry focus groups in the local community to learn from their experiences and adapt accordingly

 

Quality and Environmental Management Systems

  • Participate as an active member of the management team in supporting ISO 14001 and ensuring that their direct reports abide by these processes and operating work instructions
  • Drive, Attend and participate in both ISO TS 16949 and ISO 14001 management review

 

Your Key Qualifications

  • A college or university degree related to manufacturing is preferred and / or MBA
  • Managerial experience at various levels and/or other manufacturing locations
  • Manufacturing / logistics background in the automotive industry is preferred
  • Job experience in a Tier 1 operation is beneficial
  • A production, materials and quality control background compliment skill set

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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