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Plant Manager

Location Vienna, Ohio, États-Unis

ID de l'offre J000647406

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This position is part of our Signal & Power Solutions segment and will be based out of our Vienna, OH plant location.


The Plant Manager is the senior-most manufacturing position in a single business unit for this global manufacturing organization. The position includes direct responsibility for the management and performance of a manufacturing plant located in Northeast Ohio.


The Manufacturing General Supervisor, Maintenance General Supervisor, Site Safety Manager, Lean Manager and Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor report directly to this position.  The Plant Manager will report to the Cluster Manager. Other functional reports to the Plant Manager position include the Quality General Supervisor, PC&L General Supervisor and Finance Cluster Manager.

The Plant Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of the company’s manufacturing facility – ensuring superior service to our customers, with a strong focus on cost, quality and on-time delivery. The selected candidate is responsible for developing, monitoring, measuring and managing the group’s business plan to ensure objectives are met. Driving profits and revenue growth through safe an efficient manufacturing operations while improving yields and eliminating waste will be a key mandate for this leader. The Plant Manager will ensure that all site operations continually meet or exceed organizational objectives and be capable of building, developing, and managing strong teams and establishing a performance-based culture around accountability and operational excellence. Focusing on building a world-class team, utilizing and deploying lean techniques, driving achievement of company goals and superior performance across all KPIs (Key Performance Initiatives) will be a critical element of this position.

Key metrics include:

  • Cycle time

  • Delivery performance

  • Quality / first pass yield (PPM)

  • Safety

  • Inventory

  • Labor productivity

  • Scrap

  • Cost / profit

  • Schedule / Lead time

Other areas of responsibility include:

  • Provide overall strategic direction for scheduling, production capacity and planning to meet demand in the plant

  • Work closely with Supply Chain and Sales to ensure production schedules are optimal and achievable

  • Provide oversight and guidance that drives rapid achievement in the Company’s Lean goals

  • Hire, develop and retain a manufacturing and Continuous Improvement staff capable of achieving strategic and annual objectives

  • Lead the Policy Deployment process with alignment to long-term strategic objectives

  • Promote the success of the company’s Continuous improvement culture

  • Provide technical direction and guidance for Engineering staff (as it relates to manufacturing), as well as project management leadership, for product development;

  • Ensure the optimal application of technical resources to meet product development and/or customer requirements;

  • Resolve problems effectively, to make sound business decisions and exercise good judgment, and to maintain effectiveness and poise while managing changing priorities and ambiguity;

  • Provide effective leadership and direction to management and professional level associates and demonstrate high ethical standards;

  • Develop and control department or corporate budgets and to approve expenditures and to understand and evaluate financial data and reports;

  • Coordinate and recommend cost savings and efficiency ideas;

  • Effectively communicate and interact with people at all levels and geographies (both internal and external);

  • Analyze technology, resource needs, market demand, and confer with all departments to assess feasibility of projects.

Must Haves (Basic Qualifications):

  • Bachelor degree in engineering, operations management, finance, or other technical discipline.

  • Strong track record as a leader including team leadership, people development, and “top grading” – driving accountability and behaviors across all levels and helping employees understand the connection between their day-to-day duties and the company’s mission and vision.

  • He/she should be capable of developing an effective vision for operations that can facilitate growth and continued expansion.

  • Automotive manufacturing experience

  • Proven ability to turn-around challenging plants

  • Energetic, action-oriented, pragmatic, resourceful, flexible, creative, innovative, hands-on, process-oriented, intelligent, and can set and support long-term strategy.

Nice to Haves (Preferred Qualifications):

  • An MBA or other advanced degree is a plus.

  • Automotive experience.

  • Previous plant/operation management experience.

Traits We Seek:

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt and learn continuously, clearly establish expectations and hold others accountable for achieving results, as well as developing and executing strategic plans.

  • Embrace resilience – seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow.

  • People willing to share knowledge and experience with others in a commitment to make a group growth bringing balance to it instead of weighting in one direction.

Aptiv USA Rewards and Advantages:

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

  • Recognition for innovation and excellence

  • Opportunities to give back to the community

  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

  • Relocation assistance may be available

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Parental leave, etc.)

About Signal & Power Solutions

Signal & Power Solutions leverages our heritage as a global architecture provider and systems integrator to deliver the high speed data and electrical power distribution systems required for feature rich, highly automated vehicles.

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

Candidates for positions with Aptiv must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis.  Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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