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Director of Industrial Operations - North America

Company: GLOBAL Recruitment Solutions LLC
Location: Troy
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

About the job Director of Industrial Operations - North America
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Director of Industrial Operations to oversee and lead our company's manufacturing and production processes. As the Director of Industrial Operations, you will be responsible for developing and implementing strategic plans to optimize operational efficiency, drive productivity, and ensure the smooth execution of our industrial operations.

Responsible for NA regions Industrial Operations, Industrial Engineering, and Quality departments:

Oversee, coach, mentor, build-up, and efficiently lead the industrial operations including, industrial engineering and quality departments in the North American region. This is done in close coordination with the Corporate HQ functions. The scope includes existing and future plants in the region and the regional US headquarters. Staff includes the Plant Managers and the Regional Managers of Industrial Engineering and Quality.

Responsible for the overall cost/delivery/safety performance KPIs and the continuous improvement of plant industrial operations for North America. This includes management of industrial engineering processes. Must ensure adherence to company procedures and standards in order to support successful plant/program launches and serial production programs.

Lead, develop, and mentor the Plant Managers and the Regional Managers of, IE & QM

Lead risk mitigation and problem-solving activities with the plant managers, IE, QM & EHS teams. This includes direct interfacing at times with customers, suppliers, and partners.

Establish, document and continuously optimize resource planning, management of internal / external audit execution and the resulting corrective actions.

Oversee the implementation and enforcement of regional health & safety standard practices in accordance with company standards and any mandatory governmental regulations in collaboration with EHS.

Ensure efficient, targeted usage of financial and human resources in all plant operational activities.

Support advanced commercial quotations, staffing and capex estimations and process flows.

Assist in providing monthly variance explanations budget, forecast, to actuals as required. This includes financial KPIs and Balance Scorecard reporting.

Assist with Labor union negotiation strategies for North American facilities.

Responsible for overseeing and improving existing and start-up of Injection Molding Facilities, including the health & safety of IMM process.

Education :

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Engineering, Management, Business Administration or equivalent
  • MBA or related degree preferred
  • Enhanced professional training on Industrial Operations and Quality systems preferred

    Professional /Technical Training:
    • Minimum 15 years' experience in Industrial Operations of which 10+ years automotive industry
      • Of which minimum 10 years in a senior leadership role including personnel supervision, preferably multi-site across North America
        • Experience in automotive Quality Systems and Health & Safety
          • Experience in Just-in-Sequence manufacturing processes
            • Experience in Industrial Engineering and Logistics
              • Experience in running and starting up injection molding facilities

Keywords: GLOBAL Recruitment Solutions LLC, Troy , Director of Industrial Operations - North America, Executive , Troy, Michigan

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