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Plant Manager, Automotive Tier 1(Greenfield)

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An international leading automotive Tier 1 company is seeking for a high-calibre Plant Manager based in Chonburi (x1 vacancy)

What you'll do:

Due to excellent results and business expansion to SEA region, Plant Manager will be responsible for leading the operations team in Thailand. As a member of the leadership team, our Plant Managers are responsible for driving strategic and operational leadership, drive profit and loss (P&L), growth strategy and organizational direction to meet and exceed the short and long-term business goals. This role offers competitive salary and benefits.

  • As a pioneer team to develop and implement an annual business plan in supporting of overall company objectives.
  • Drive profit and loss (P&L), growth strategy and organizational direction to meet and exceed the short and long-term business goals.
  • Responsible for the Plant KPI, WI, SOP implementation and Daily/Weekly/Monthly Management System ensuring to meet/beat KPIs across EHS, Quality, Costing, Logistics, and HR.
  • Lead plant operation excellent activities by driving Continuous Improvement program incorporating Lean/Six Sigma Tools that results in efficiency improvements and cost reductions in short and long term.
  • Work with the Commercial, R&D and other related functions in new product development,

product launches and improvements.

  • Partner with Controller to ensure cost and productivity targets are met, weekly/monthly

forecasts are accurate, and financial walks are developed and analysed and corrective actions are executed to meet commitment.

  • Recruit, train, and develop operational team and ensure effective people development program.

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field
  • Minimum of 10 years of automotive experience, of which at least 5 years’ proven track record of success in progressive management experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in passenger car seating industry.
  • Greenfield project experience with P&L portfolio management.
  • In-depth knowledge of the automotive industry.
  • Strong business acumen, high adaptability skill, able to see cause and effect between operational decisions and financial outcomes, solid understanding of the impact of operating metrics on income statement, and cash flow.
  • Good leadership skills demonstrated through championing accountability, able to mentor, motivate, influence and persuade team members.
  • Fluency in English, Chinese is advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office suit and ERP systems

What sets this company apart:

  • This leading firm has over 20 years’ expertise in interior manufacturing processes and lately expanding to seating products, an outstanding international reputation in its field, and great value is placed on training and development.

What’s next:

  • If you are looking for a new challenge, this is the role for you. Apply today.

Due to the high volume of applications, our team will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Robert Walters Recruitment (Thailand) Limited
Recruitment License No.: น. 1188 / 2551

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Engineering and Manufacturing

Focus: Plant Management / Production / Manufacturing

Industry: Automotive

Salary: Competitive Benefits

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Executive

Location: Chonburi Province

Job Reference: 6CC7QV-8D483C61

Date posted: 02 July 2024

Consultant: Jiaranai Udompraphasab

Phone number: +66 2 344 4820

j.udompraphasab@robertwalters.co.th

Jiaranai Udompraphasab

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