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

Plant Manager

Location: 

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Req ID 15058
   

Job Summary
Manage, drive and monitor daily operations of the plant and ensure the alignment of all plant activities with the BU/regional business strategy
 

Responsibilities

  • Ensure positive P&L performance through monthly analysis, reporting and staff involvement and ensure the target achievement.
  • Implement an efficient structure and processes to meet customer expectations & company targets and review progression & attainment with subordinates.
  • Develop, coordinate and execute the short- & long-term Strategic and Business Plan including resource planning, implementation and monitoring and guarantee that appropriate corrective actions are taken for any non-conformances.
  • Develop and monitor Policies and Procedures for the plant and ensure the plant complies with applicable Federal and State laws and regulations.
  • Monitor, analyze and report on the organization’s performance and KPIs to senior management.
  • Build and maintain customer relationships with Key Account Clients.
  • Lead, guide, develop and support the plant management team while creating an environment of cooperation, integrity and mutual trust.
  • Establish and maintain a positive, safe and team-oriented work environment through leadership, performance feedback and coaching.
  • Ensure the implementation of best practice production standards & processes within the plant.
  • Represent the plant on divisional and group level and serve as member of management committees for special projects.
  • Attend and actively participate in cross functional team meetings.
  • Promote and drive an environment of continuous improvement by actively driving initiatives on ZF PS, business-relevant projects & 5S+1.
  • Ensure the overall compliance with company policies, directives & guidelines, TS16949 & ISO 14001 and the local legal environment.
  • Create and maintain positive labor relations.

 
Qualifications

  • Degree in Business Administration, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering,  or similar
  • Min. 8-10 years of experience in manufacturing /automotive industry
  • Prefer experience as Plant Manager or Operations Manager with sound understanding and knowledge of assembly processes, logistics, JIT sequence, and business financials
  • Excellent proven communication and leadership skills on all hierarchy levels
  • Strong economic & analytical thinking abilities
  • Proficient in MS Office applications

 

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

 

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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