Michigan, Grand Rapids-Muskegon-
Directs and coordinates all activities within the plant to execute a production plan that ensures operations meet quality, cost, delivery, and safety goals. Manages financial aspects of operations and understands the effect on financial performance.
Provides strategic leadership and technical expertise to the organization. Initiates and recommends purchase of new equipment. Maintains conformance to budget limitations.
Effectively balances needs of production with new product introduction. Coordinates manufacturing, product development and procurement resources to assure that labor, material and support services needs are known and attained sufficient to execute the sales plan.
Plans, develops, directs, implements, and maintains plant strategies and objectives. Develops moderate to long-term goals and translates them into short-term plans. Researches and recommends new processes, systems, policies, and procedures to pursue in the future.
Must reduce the cost of daily operations by continually improving processes and eliminating waste. Supports the introduction of improved business/manufacturing methods while driving continuous improvement and waste elimination activities within focus team.
Provides leadership and support to staff and assists in employees skill development. Develops a flexible team-based organization focused on goals and objectives.
Maintains compliance with all organization policies, standards and practices.
Performs project work and other duties as necessary in support of business objectives. Prepares and distributes appropriate communication as necessary.
Performs all work in compliance with Health, Safety and
Environmental policies and procedures as well as all federal, State and local laws; promptly reports any hazardous condition or workplace injury to Director of Operations and EHS designate. Ensures that facilities are in full compliance with all safety regulations.
Directs, promotes and reviews programs relating to safety, quality and productivity in the division and recommends changes where desirable. Performs regular workplace inspections and monitors compliance with all Health and Safety policies and procedures.