General Manager - Manufacturing 8/9/2016

Vida Group International Des Moines, IA

Company
Vida Group International
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28656142
AJE Ref #
575828541
Location
Des Moines, IA
Job Type
Regular

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JOB DESCRIPTION

STRONG FAST GROWING US COMPANY SEEKING A GENERAL FOR THEIR OPERATIONS IN IOWA. THIS POSITION WILL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE OVERALL OPERATIONS OF THE FACILITY TO ENSURE THE COMPANY'S SAFETY, QUALITY, AND COST OBJECTIVES ARE MET/EXCEEDED. THE IDEAL CANDIDATE MUST HAVE STRONG LEADERSHIP, FINANCIAL CAPABILITIES, PEOPLE MANAGEMENT, PRODUCTION, AND TECHNICAL SKILLS.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* EXPERIENCE IN A MEDIUM TO LARGE-SIZED MANUFACTURING ENVIRONMENT IS PREFERRED (400-600 PEOPLE+).
* SKILLED IN LEAN, 6S, KAIZEN, ETC.
* EXPERIENCE WITH MATERIALS MANAGEMENT PROCESSES AND SYSTEMS
* SUPERIOR COMMUNICATION, INTERPERSONAL, AND PRESENTATION SKILLS WITH THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATE WITH SUBORDINATES, PEERS, SUPERIORS, AUTOMOTIVE CUSTOMERS.
* EXCELLENT ANALYTICAL AND PROBLEM SOLVING SKILLS WITH STRONG STRATEGIC PLANNING AND BUDGETING SKILLS.
* MUST HAVE STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS, ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND THE ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE MULTIPLE PRIORITIES AND OBJECTIVES.
* WORK EFFECTIVELY WITH OTHER DEPARTMENTS SUCH AS PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT, FINANCE, AND ENGINEERING TO ENSURE COMPANY OBJECTIVES ARE MET.

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

* BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN ENGINEERING, MBA A PLUS.
* 8-10 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN LEADING WORLD CLASS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES.
* TPS AND TQS A PLUS
* MUST HAVE MANUFACTURING BACKGROUND.
* COMPONENT MANUFACTURING EXPERIENCE PREFERRED.
* SIX SIGMA/LEAN MANUFACTURING