Assistant Plant Manager

Location : 2501 Centerpoint Parkway, Pontiac, MI 48341

 

Who We Are:

Challenge Manufacturing is a leading Tier 1 automotive supplier to a growing portfolio of Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers. Since 1981, Challenge Manufacturing has grown from a very small shop in Walker, Michigan to 12 locations across North America with 4,000 team members supported by 1,500 industrial robots.   

 

What Makes Us Different?

Challenge Manufacturing is an employee-owned company and is currently ranked in the top 50 largest employee-owned companies in North America. Being an employee-owned company enables the Company to maintain a collaborative and teamwork-oriented work culture. Additionally, over time as the company grows, employees will share in that upside financially through ESOP retirement benefits.

 

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Position Summary:

Under the general direction of the Plant Manager, the Assistant Plant Manager plans, organizes and controls the manufacturing functions of the plant in order to assemble quality products efficiently, on time, and profitably. Maintains outside contact with other company locations, customers and suppliers as necessary.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma required
  • 4+ years’ experience leading the operation of a multi-shift production facility
  • Proven leadership experience required
  • Knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, inventory and stewardship processes
  • Computer literacy required, including MS Office (Excel) and ERP/MRP experience
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

Preferred Education And Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred.
  • Union relations / experience in a union (UAW) environment strongly preferred
  • Experience with Plex Systems ERP strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in automotive industry preferred.
  • Must be physically capable of performing the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

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Benefits We Offer:

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, Health Savings Account with annual employer contributions, Flexible Spending Accounts, Company-Paid Short-Term Disability and Basic Life, Voluntary Life and LTD, Employer 401k Match, ESOP shares, tuition reimbursement, and paid time off.