Cooper Standard Automotive Inc. Plant Manager - R012486 in Oscoda, Michigan
Job Description:Position Summary:A leader who demonstrates and communicates the companys vision, mission, and values to the plant workforce. Responsible for the overall management, direction and execution of plant operations.Primary Responsibilities:Serve as Plant Champion for Vision, Mission, ValuesAlign with Cooper Standard Top PrioritiesLead communication effort with plant workforceServe as primary community partner on behalf of Cooper StandardRole Model Cooper Standard Values CapabilitiesFoster the engagement and development of the plant workforceManage, coach and develop leadership staffSponsor and drive the Building a Talented Organization InitiativeDrive organizational success through performance management systemSupport positive employee and labor relations (union/works council)Ensure a respectful and ethical environmentEnsure a safe and environmentally responsible workplaceImplement and enforce Cooper Standard Total Safety CultureExecute 6SContinually improve overall quality performance of the plantServe as first contact for customer quality escalationsExecute Cooper Standard Quality Operating SystemAchieve all green customer scorecards/become supplier of preferenceManage and minimize scrap and containment actionsOptimize financial and cost performanceEnsure a Continuous Improvement environment in the PlantUse and promote the use of Lean ManufacturingEnsure correct launch performanceIdentify and implement BBPFocus on Net Operations Variance and costMaximize labor efficienciesManage to the plant budgetExecute Cooper Standard and JV partner initiatives to plan (where applicable)Meet customer delivery requirementsAchieve inventory days on hand targetAchieve on-time delivery target to the customerMinimize premium freightFacilitate plant activities with other company groups (IT, CoC, Engineering, Launch Management, etc.)Coordinate implementation of corporate initiatives (SAP, process, product, etc.)Act as spokesperson for the plant in corporate activitiesManage program launches through ClauS adherenceMay, on occasion, be required to perform duties other than those specified in this descriptionEducation and Qualifications:Seven to ten years of prior management experience.Four-year college degree or equivalent. Advanced degree or equivalent preferred.Willingness and ability to travel, as necessary.CompetenciesCommunicates Effectively Ensures AccountabilityManages ComplexityDecision QualityDrives Engagement Instills TrustDrives Vision and PurposeTotal Safety CultureQualityLean ManufacturingFinancial Acumen Inventory ManagementProgram ManagementWork Environment/Work Conditions:Professional Office EnvironmentMust wear proper personal protection equipment while on manufacturing floorTravel to manufacturing facilities or customer locations when requiredEquipment used requires proper training on the potential for and avoidance of injuryPosition Type:RegularAdditional Locations: Additional Information:We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran VEVRAA Federal ContractorEqual Opportunity Employerndash;minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identityPlease see job description for required skills.