Plant Manager- Connection Systems

Location: 

MA

Country/Region:  Morocco
Job Function:  Operations
Requisition ID:  35605
Employment Type:  Salary

Country & Work location:  Tangier

Position / or Job Title: Plant Manager

 

Driving the future of automotive. We’re Lear For You.

 

Company Overview

 

Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 39 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at lear.com, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation

 

Lear has been operating in Morocco since 2003, offering a wide range of products and demonstrating strong expertise in electrical distribution systems, electronics, surface materials, and seating JIT(Just-in-Time).  With its 17 cutting-edge production and engineering sites located in Rabat, Tangier, Kenitra, and Meknes, Lear Morocco has become a major and significant player in the industry employing over 19,000 diverse & talented team members.

Lear Morocco has been certified as a Top Employer for 2022,2023 and 2024 in recognition of its unwavering commitment to operational excellence, innovation, and fostering supportive work environment.

 

 

Position overview:

A great opportunity has opened up to join our Connection Systems Plant as Plant Manager.

Our new Connection Systems plant focuses on the production of injection molded parts and engineered plastics for automakers, suppliers, and Lear's E-Systems and Seating business units.

By repurposing an existing 5,300 square-meter facility, we aim to optimize our manufacturing capabilities, for our Connections Systems business.

Reporting directly to the Operations Director Europe & Africa, our future Plant manager will have as main mission to develop and sustain the plant competitiveness by delivering our products at the right time with the Quality expected and with positive profitability.

Meet the plant Budget and Forecasts, involving and developing people to ensure Lear as an employer of choice. You will also be in charge of promoting Lear CI culture in the plant, improve plant saturation, strengthen succession plan, and ensure 90% of employees are A players. 

 

 

Key Responsibilities (non-exhaustive):

 

  • Provide leadership, guidance and direction directly to the management team in the daily operations of the plant and associated activities, ensuring agreed objectives are met in line with business plans
  • Establish, maintain and monitor actual business plans in line with local and corporate goals in order to maintain viability of the business
  • Lead, support, and value employee relations.
  • Forster a positive relationship with trades union officials whilst developing employee commitment
  • Support a safe and environmentally sound working environment by providing strong management support of Health, Safety and Environment legislation and best practice
  • Ensure the utilization and understanding of continuous improvement techniques and processes within all aspects of the organization
  • Use project management, coaching and mentoring skills to drive critical business issues, whilst empowering key personnel to deliver successful outcomes in line with the business key performance indicators
  • Establish and maintain effective customers and suppliers working relationships in order to develop a positive partnership in the continuous growth and development of the business
  • Promote and maintain a culture of partnership and team working whilst maintaining the integrity of the business and achievement of corporate and local objectives
  • Ensure that the safety and health responsibility for the plant has been assigned and the resources are available to carry out the stated safety and health policies.
  • Keep in touch with employees and the facility safety and health activities by visibly demonstrating your involvement by participating in safety tours, attending safety committee meetings and training programs.
  • Ensure the availability of resources for implementation, maintenance and improvement QMS and increase its effectiveness.
  • Ensure customer requirements and determine their fulfillment in order to increase his satisfaction.
  • Create and require update and compliance with internal regulations and documentation. 
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Key skills and Qualifications:

 

  • Strong Leadership Skills
  • Experience within the same activity (Molding, plastic injections etc)
  • Significant experience in a plant management function
  • Drive, determination, and management skills to lead, engage and motivate your team
  • Experience in a high complexity manufacturing environment
  • Experience with High Performance Work Teams
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Mastery of the English language and the French language
  • Planning and Organization skills.
  • Time Management and Prioritization skills.
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Lear

 

We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first.

 

What We Offer

 

  • Competitive Salary,
  • Competitive social perks including:  
    • Medical insurance
    • Medical checkups,
    • Social security benefits,
    • Transportation allowance,
    • Canteen in site
  • Paid Vacations
  • Flexible working hours,
  • Access to Learning and development opportunities
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

 

 

 

Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.
Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.

 

 

Location Code:  1027