You will have a strong background in automotive Tier One injectionmoulding and complex assembly systems for automotive interiors . Program Management responsibility for large scale New Business Launch for a medium to large scale facility with 2 satellite operations and over $300M in annual sales. You are an accomplished Program Manager. You are an avid advocate of continuous improvement methodologies and have apassion for excellence in all manufacturing and business initiatives. We welcome 'rising star' Program Management candidatesfrom world class facilities. You will bring a passionate, high level of energy to this position as well as an exceptional track record in the automotive plastics interiors industry. The successful candidate must be open to future promotions on a global basis as part of the worldwide philosophy of professional growth and development...this role should be seen as a stepping stone to higher levels outside of this particular group. Will work daily from Auburn Hills Tech Center. US based candidates welcome or TN Visa required.
Responsible fortotal product development, launch and program management effort supporting multi plant operations and business/profit performance metrics. $300M of sales and growing fast, directing all aspects of the technical/commercial relationship with the customers.
Role model company leadership values in the management of Technical Staff
Guide the program management team to over-achieve in key performance metrics
Drive product renovation and innovation, cost improvements, and raising the bar on quality and product safety
Building a culture with a relentless obsession to eliminate waste
University degree in Engineering (MBA an asset)
Demonstrated leadership in an automotive plastic injection moulding/assemblymanufacturing environment with a strong preference for tier one interiors products
Significant involvement in the development and implementation of TPM, LEAN, and SIX SIGMA methodology and thinking
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong problem solving and sound analytical skills
KEY: Must have strong background in Interior Injection Moulding as is a University Degree or equivalent experience.
This client is growing fast and expect to increase capacity over the next 18 months. Business growth anticipated at approx 30% over the next year.