Manpower Group Assistant Plant Manager in Riverside, Missouri

The Assistant Plant Manager assist and takes direction from the Plant Manager in directing all plant activities, is responsible for meeting production schedules and producing a product in accordance with customer requirements while maintaining maximum production and minimum costs.

  • Assist in the establishing of goals, objectives and guidelines covering all phases of plant operations and staff activities to maintain an efficient, functional, operational and profitable plant.

  • Directs, guides and motivates immediate subordinates in attainment of projected goals and objectives to increase operational efficiency.

  • Assist with the establishment and enforcing procedures and controls within the plant to attain projected goals and objectives.

  • Supports and promotes Company philosophies and policies to establish support and organization within the plant.

  • Assist with the planning and forecasting plant requirements with respect to equipment, manpower, materials and facilities to establish budgets for labor and materials and to complete the organizational structure by requesting reports from departmental subordinates and transcribing the information into the required forecasts and/or reports.

  • Initiates and implements new methods and procedures in areas such as scrap control, manufacturing techniques and work force utilization to capitalize upon deployment of the plant facilities and to increase the efficiency of the operations by becoming familiar with related industries through meetings, seminars and periodicals.

  • Participates heavily in customer relations by both receiving and calling on customer representatives to promote a sound relationship and to act as liaison between them and the plant to solve problems which have or might arise.

  • Recommends acquisition of capital equipment to update present equipment, to increase plant efficiency and to compensate for design and product changes.

  • Maintains contact with civic and business leaders in the community relations and to improve the Plant's

  • organizations with company interests.

  • Responsible for recommending changes in organization classifications, compensations and/or fringe benefits for salaried and plant personnel to provide working conditions equivalent to or better than those in the area.

  • Reviews the job performance of each subordinate so that employee training and development maybe utilized per Company policy.


  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Mgt, Engineering or Business Adm, Etc.

  • 8-10 years of experience in Operations Management in the automotive industry

  • Experience managing different shifts and various manufacturing departments including Quality, Engineering, Materials Mgt, CI, IT, Safety, HR, etc.

  • Experience launching programs, interaction with external customers and Senior Management.

  • Demonstrate strong leadership and supervisory ability including coaching and mentoring.

  • Awareness of Safety and HR compliance of federal and state regulations.

  • Familiar with ISO TS16949 and ISO 140001 requirements and procedures.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Interact effectively with all levels of employees, customers and management.

  • Proficiency with MSOffice, SAP/Mfg Pro and other manufacturing software systems.