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Focus Factory Manager

Company: Adient
Location: Clanton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:


  • Coordinate activities in the production department to ensure profit plan commitments are achieved.
  • Continuous product quality improvement.
  • The FFM plans, coordinates, and directs all activities within production operations. Use KPI's to analyze and calculate data to determine, develop, or recommend improvements in the day-to-day operation. Schedule, train, and develop subordinate personnel. Responsible for a successful and cost-efficient operation.
  • The FFM is responsible for implementing strategy and standards to drive best practices and continuous improvement.
  • Capable of problem solving (Kepner Tregoe/Six Sigma - Training
  • The FFM also ensures that the functional strategy is executed effectively through organizational plans and policies and is linked closely with other site functional areas.
  • As a leader and manager, it is an expectation to be a role model in exhibiting the behaviors and fostering the development of integrity, excellence, teamwork, and accountability.
  • Coordinate with materials department to ensure parts are in stock and received.
  • Assure 100% on time delivery to customer.
  • Stabilize incoming material flow.
  • Develop and maintain a safe work environment.
  • Implement fail-safe process in the production department.
  • Facilitate cost reduction process.
  • Develop and maintain visual management throughout all areas.
  • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence if any nonconformity's relating to product, process, safety and quality systems.
  • Control further processing, delivery, or installation of non-conforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
  • Maintain union free work environment.
  • The FFM has overall responsibility for the safety, quality, productivity, and cost.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Directly supervises the Production Supervisors. The Focus Factory Manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the Production department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor's degree and/or 7+ years related manufacturing experience. Leadership skills and supervision of large work groups. Related experience, training, education or some combination of all three may be considered.
    • Proficient in Microsoft (Powerpoint, Word, Excel)
    • Experience with launchesDESIRED/PREFRRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:Automotive experience in a Just In Time (JIT) environment, Stamping experience, Cost studies, Justification for projects, Sales.COMPANY INFORMATION:Adient is a global leader in automotive seating. With approximately 75,000 employees in 33 countries, Adient operates 208 manufacturing/assembly plants worldwide. We produce and deliver automotive seating for all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design to engineering and manufacturing - and into more than 20 million vehicles every year.

Keywords: Adient, Birmingham , Focus Factory Manager, Executive , Clanton, Alabama

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