Fiat Chrysler Automobile Manufacturing Manager in Kokomo, Indiana
Career Area:Manufacturing & Production
Date Posted:January 12, 2021
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The Manufacturing Manager is primarily responsible for leading plant operations, utilizing World Class Manufacturing principles to achieve production and cost targets. The Manufacturing Manager will drive a culture and processes that promotes continuous improvement in safety, quality and cost. This position will work with senior management in the plant to maximize overall quality and efficiency through involvement of the workforce. The Manufacturing Manager will oversee all personnel in the facility including Maintenance, Quality and Engineering personnel, including both hourly and salary.
Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Mobilize teams to achieve build requirements
Drive implementation of WCM projects in business units
Review daily expenditures and follow up on anomalies
Track performance to Operating Plan and attack variance to plan
Review and authorize labor and overtime allocations
Lead BUL’s in establishing KAI alignment with KPI’s (SA,QC,WO,AM,PM)
Monitor departmental KPI attainment and establish PDCA as required
Ensure roles and responsibilities are understood and implemented for BUL, UL, TL
Manage allocation of resources to support WCM project completion
Coordinate project plans with maintenance and engineering organizations
Monitor launch curve attainment for new programs and establish PDCA as needed
Bachelor’s degree required
Minimum 10 years’ supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment
Must have a strong working knowledge of machining, assembly, quality and logistics operations.
Strong knowledge of WCM, manufacturing operation processes, quality systems, throughput, standardization, product/process launch
Ability to effectively lead a diverse workforce; teach, coach and mentor employees to go above and beyond required operational and business objectives
Strong leadership skills with the ability to build and develop the best teams while holding themselves and others accountable
Ability to manage and coordinate complex projects while maintaining simplistic communications to others
Must be able to make tough calls quickly and decisively while maintaining a high level of integrity
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Lawfully authorized to work in the U.S.
Die cast experience an asset
10 or more years of progressively responsible experience in a manufacturing environment
Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.
As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.