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General Manager

Company: Adient Aerospace
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: April 3, 2024

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General Manager - Careers At Adient Aerospace, LLC Share with friends or Subscribe! Back To Openings General Manager Department: General Management Office: Santa Maria, CA
START YOUR APPLICATION Adient Aerospace is a Joint Venture between Adient and Boeing. Boeing brings a deep knowledge of Aerospace, and Adient is the world's leader in automotive seating. At Adient Aerospace, it is our mission to deliver innovative seating design through precise operational excellence, resulting in a superior customer experience. We bring the right pieces together, in precisely the right way, at precisely the right time.Adient Aerospace is looking for a General Manager to join our team in Santa Maria, California. This is an on-site role and you must live in or be willing to relocate. We look for highly proficient individuals who are collaborative, value diversity, enjoy working as a team, and share our passion to succeed. We invest in our employees with opportunities for professional development and we offer competitive benefits.Are you the right piece to complete our puzzle?JOB SUMMARYThe General Manager directs single-site manufacturing operations through a team of functional managers and supervisors. The position ensures profit contribution and increasing levels of customer and employee satisfaction while improving the efficiency of manpower, materials, and equipment.SUMMARY OF JOB DUTIES - Essential Functions(Other duties and projects may be assigned or requested.)Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

  • Accomplish company objectives by establishing plans, budgets, and results measurements; allocating resources; reviewing progress; making mid-course, corrections
  • Oversee and provide leadership to fabrication, assembly, supply chain, production control, logistics management, manufacturing & product engineering functions, IT, environmental, health & safety, and facility management
  • Manage policy deployment in the areas of manufacturing techniques, cost reduction, complete and on-time delivery, safety, customer satisfaction, employee relations, visual controls, and facility performance measures
  • Develop strategic plans by studying technological and financial opportunities; presenting assumptions; recommending objectives
  • Implement and execute Lean principles
  • Maintain quality service by establishing and enforcing Company standards
  • Identify, communicate, and drive implantation of capital investments and improvement projects
  • Manage, analyze and report out product recurring cost performance to program budgets and targets
  • Develop and report factory KPIs in leading and lagging format
  • Conducting continuous performance implementation in all aspects of the manufacturing business
  • Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development; problem resolution to facilitate faster improvements and improved working relationships
  • Partner with the Quality team ensuring compliance with AS9100
  • Determine operations head count needs; balances work cell capacity/loading across the facility
  • Maintain staff by recruiting, selecting orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities; responsible for adhering to budgetary guidelines
  • Accomplish staff results by communicating job exceptions; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, disciplining employees' developing coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, procedures, and productivity standards
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and legal work environment, adhering to all state and federal regulations, Company policies and procedures
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Maintain and protect the confidentiality of the Company's information and productsGENERAL QUALIFICATIONS - Education, Knowledge, and ExperienceEducation:
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field is required.
    • Master's in Business Administration is preferred.Experience:
      • 5 - 15+ years of direct experience.
      • Implementation of Lean principles in an industrial, discrete production environment
      • Site or Plant Manager having management responsibility over fabrication, assembly, supply chain, production control, logistics management, manufacturing & product engineering functions, IT, environmental, health & safety, and facility management
      • Working experience with Quality Engineering and Quality Assurance in AS9100 environment
      • Responsibility for developing and reporting factory KPIs in leading and lagging format
      • Responsibility for product recurring cost performance to program budgets and targets
      • Conducting continuous performance implementation in all aspects of the manufacturing businessSkills:
        • Problem solving/analysis, leadership, teamwork orientation, project/budgetary management, communication proficiency, performance management, technical capacity.
        • 5+ years of Lean and Six-Sigma training & implementation in factory environmentPreferred Skills/Experience:
          • N/AOther:
            • Extended or irregular hours may be required.
            • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
            • Adient Aerospace is an "at-will" employer; employment is at the mutual consent of both the employee and the employer, and may be terminated at will for any reason, with or without cause, at any time during employment with the Company.
            • As business conditions warrant a change in the operating necessities of the Company, all employees are expected to react productively, handle other essential tasks assigned now or in the future.
            • Tasks may vary slightly based on products produced at a division.
            • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            • Expected to work in association with counterparts from other corporate sites within the business.CERTIFICATES AND LICENSE
              • Lean Six Sigma or Lean Certification preferredSUPERVISION PROVIDED TO THE POSITION
                • Direction is provided for assignments in terms of desired outcome (goals), timing and budget. Work is reviewed or measured in terms of meeting organizational objectives and schedules.LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITY
                  • Manages team for adherence to organizational goals, operating policies, and budgetary guidelines.
                  • Manages team performance and is responsible for training and coaching.PROBLEM SOLVING
                    • Develop and provide solutions to complex problems based on established precedents and are consistent with organization objectives.LANGUAGE SKILLS
                      • Communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.BENEFITS / COMPENSATION
                        Adient Aerospace offers competitive wages and benefits to recognize employees for their work. Actual salaries will vary depending on experience and geographic location.Salary Range Transparency: $190,000 - $220,000 annually, depending on candidate qualificationsFeatured Benefits:
                        • Up to 25% bonus potential (for bonus eligible positions)
                        • Generous 401(K) matching with immediate eligibility and vesting
                        • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off
                        • 12 paid holidays
                        • Affordable health care plans for yourself and your family
                        • And so much more!Other Perks:
                          • Potential for growth within organization
                          • Supportive workplace environment with a team-oriented culture START YOUR APPLICATION Applicant Tracking System Powered by -
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