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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Plant Manager

Location: 

Fenton, MI, US, 48430

Req ID 23071
   

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology.  ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries.  Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global and mobility for tomorrow – and beyond.

 

Position Description:
This position is responsible for day-to-day operations of the ZF Manufacturing Facility located in Fenton, Michigan.  This position is responsible for supporting: quality, facilities, engineering, materials, and production planning/logistics.

 

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Ensure appropriate assets (manpower, equipment, infrastructure, and materials) of the plant are available and deployed to deliver the required and agreed operational performance and new product introduction.
  • Lead, manage, coach, mentor, and develop the plant leadership team with passion to ensure that a diverse result/process and problem solving-orientated organization is in place and is cascaded throughout the plant by empowerment, clear accountability, and compliance.
  • Drive the organization in achieving agreed operational performance/budgets, ensuring the achievement of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual plant targets of: Safety Performance, Quality Performance, Internal and External Customer Delivery Performance, Production Volumes, Manufacturing Costs, Productivity, Working Capital, Profit, Cash, Production KPIs and long-term business objectives. 
  • Drive and fosters an environment of continuous improvement. Ensure that there is a long-term vision for the plant supported by a detailed plant roadmap.
  • Interface with finance, sales, and engineering to develop ongoing business plan.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction in areas of quality, delivery, and response.
  • Responsible for initiating and where appropriate approval of corrective actions when problems which impact the quality of the product and/or the quality system are identified.

 

Education/experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Six years of progressively increasing responsibility in a manufacturing environment, at least one of which is 5+ years solid working experience in Operations and relevant Functions.
  • 3+ years leadership experience including coaching/mentoring skills.
  • Experience in Project Management.
  • Lean Management, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement.
  • Coaching and Mentoring Skills.
  • Business / Finance Management Acumen.
  • Results/Process/Problem Solving - Oriented .
  • In Depth knowledge in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Production and Launch Readiness.

 

Be part of our ZF team as Plant Manager and apply now!

Contact

Angela M Schram

+1 810.750.2479 

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENTTo harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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