Plant Manager- Newark, CA, USA
Newark, CA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description



The Plant Manager leads and directs all plant activities, is responsible for meeting production schedules and producing a product in accordance with customer requirements while achieving the plant financial targets.

Specific Duties:

  • Establishes goals, objectives and guidelines covering all phases of plant operations and staff activities to maintain a safe, efficient, functional, operational and profitable plant.
  • Drives performance to achieve financial and operational targets
  • Communicates across the organization to ensure attainment to targets and successful launches
  • Engages the hourly workforce through high performance teams (HPT) and continuous improvement actions to ensure all employees are involved in the business.
  • Directs, guides and motivates immediate subordinates in attainment of projected goals and objectives to increase operational efficiency.
  • Ensures compliance with all corporate communications, adheres to and promotes HSE & E policies and procedures.
  • Leads activities to ensure a continuous improvement culture is established in the plant. Leads and manages, the plant continuous improvement operations around safety, quality, efficiency, and/or financials.
  • Communicates with customers and suppliers to identify/resolve concerns on an as needed basis.
  • Positive Employee and Labor Relations
  • Ensure that material released from this facility has achieved the highest quality standard possible.
  • Lead the Adient Manufacturing System initiatives to promote continuous improvement and world class manufacturing.
    • Plans and forecasts plant requirements with respect to equipment, manpower, materials and facilities to establish budgets for labor and materials.
    • Maintains contact with civic and business leaders in the community relations and to improve the Plant's local image by participation in organizations with company interests.
  • All other tasks as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in industrial management, engineering, or business administration.
  • 8 to 10 years of experience in manufacturing to include at least 5 years in a leadership role
  • Solid leadership skills
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Good decision maker

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in Lean; prefer Green Belt


Adient is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process please email


Job Summary
Adient US LLC
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8 to 10 years
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