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Plant Manager

Salary: £95,000

Location: Wolverhampton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Wolverhampton Management

Plant Manager Automotive Wolverhampton £85,000 to £95,000 plus benefits An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a leading Automotive parts supplier as Plant Manager of their operation in Birmingham. They have a global footprint and great reputation in the market. The Role Reporting to the UK Managing Director you will have full autonomy to manage the day to day Operations of a Tier 1 Automotive supplier in the West Midlands. Key tasks include - Management of site operational performance Leadership of a multi-disciplinary team including Production, Quality, Engineering, Materials, Planning, Logistics, Warehousing and HR Full P&L management Process improvement and promoting a LEAN and CI lead culture Managing positive customer relations Ensuring delivery of product to customer in the required time, cost and quality in a safe manner The Person We are looking to recruit an experienced Operations leader for our Automotive client based in Birmingham who can lead, motivate and challenge a team in a highly pressurised, fast paced supply environment. It is essential candidates have - Experience of working in an Automotive supply environment A minimum of 5 years' experience at either Plant Manage, General Manager or Operations Director level Some P&L or budgetary exposure Experience in managing demanding customers and creating win-win relationships The ability to pull large cross functional teams together and ensure a proactive and positive working environment A track record of coaching, training and developing people Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills It is desirable candidates have - A Bachelors or Masters degree in Engineering, Business Management or comparable subject matter Had full P&L responsibility in current or previous roles Experience working in unionised environments Unfortunately for this role Automotive supply experience is essential, candidates without experience of working in an Automotive environment at OEM, Tier 1 or Tier 2 level will not be considered for the position but may be considered for future roles. The Company Our client is a global leading automotive 1st Tier organisation with a strong reputation in industry and an enviable list of customers. There are opportunities for those that deliver within the wider group and strong development and training plans on offer

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