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General Electric Directeur d'Usine H/F - Plant Manager M/F in Belfort, France

Job Description Summary

Recognized as an executive level expert, leads a very complex manufacturing operation, regularly influences senior management, and develops and implement system-wide strategic business plans for their manufacturing plant. Position is responsible for leading plant-manufacturing operations and meeting all operational defined targets such as quality, cost, delivery and safety.

Job Description

Essential Responsibilities :

• Provide leadership and strategy to ensure the success of the facility.

• Driving operations team towards execution of Business Goals using Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodology

• Provide development of plant staff to guide production and support teams

• Work with customers, product managers, functional leaders, and internal staff to meet production requirements

• Lead the establishment and attainment of goals for factory in safety, compliance, lean transformation, quality, schedule and cost

• Work with cross functional teams to establish the appropriate conditions to effectively meet long and near term product line goals

• Establish and maintain the plant vision for success

• Facilitate the leadership team in strategic decision making and problem solving

• Develop and track expense and investment budgets

• Establish and adjust an organizational structure that best supports the value stream and individual plants goals and measurements

• Engage all employees, driving for continuous improvement through lean and effective counter measures, root cause analysis and six sigma levels of quality

• Maintain constructive relations with employee representatives

• Drive performance and provide coaching and development to all members of the management team.

• Foster a compliant and safe working environment that promotes transparent engagement and open reporting across all levels of the organization.

• Ensuring sufficient capacity exists to achieve all customer commitments per the plan

Qualifications/Requirements :

• BS Degree in Engineering or equivalent

• Demonstrable track record in leadership roles in manufacturing, supply chain or operations

Desired Characteristics :

• Demonstrated ability to deliver results in an ambiguous environment

• Ability to successfully motivate and maintain high moral, employee involvement, safety environment

• Be able to simplify strategy into specific actions with clear accountability, making decisions with speed and accuracy based on best available information and communicating priorities clearly and concisely

• Energizing others by building a connection with the team through personal involvement, trust, providing feedback and coaching to help develop others

• Six Sigma trained with demonstrated ability to apply tools and process rigor

• Change agent with energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change

• Demonstrated effective interpersonal, teamwork & networking skills

• Understanding customer needs, marketplace dynamics, industry trends, & the competitive landscape in the industry/function & considering the external impact of business activities & decisions on the external environment

• Clear thinker: Simplifying strategy into specific actions with clear accountability, making decisions with speed & accuracy based on best available information & communicating priorities clearly & concisely

• Excellent interpersonal, presentation and facilitation skills

• Experience in leading transformation activities

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes