Operations / Production Manager (Accelerated Development Program)

LOUISVILLE, KY, Estados Unidos da América

Operations / Production Manager (Accelerated Development Program)

Michelin is hiring!

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The Opportunity

As an Operations / Production Manager, you will guarantee and drive the collective performance of the workshop to achieve meaningful performance goals in safety, machine availability, quality, delivery and cost established with the Plant Management Team. You will manage and mentor salaried personnel and have indirect wage reports of up to 250 reports that have responsibility for meeting safety, quality and delivery targets within the workshop.

Furthermore, the position will be part of an accelerated development program with a goal of positioning the new leader to rapidly gain experience and grow quickly within the organization. We are expecting this new passionate leader to gain experience and promote into higher level operations roles within the company.  Therefore, we need this person to be relocatable at any time and in most of our US locations.  You will also have the opportunity to relocate to France for a short time for development within Group Michelin.

Michelin’s purpose is to support everyone’s right to move freely to find their better way forward. We want you to empower people to provide the best products in the world while helping them grow and achieve their career aspirations. If respect for people, teamwork and trust are some values you live by you should consider joining us, the Worldwide Leader in Tires!

What You Will Do:

  • Lead a team of up to 250 indirect reports with supporting salaried support staff in a manufacturing facility in a 24 hour/day, 7 day/week operation
  • Monitor and manage daily performance and set mid/long term direction in line with company objectives
  • Establish and lead the cost control budget
  • Mentor team and promote employee development and work responsibilities
  • Demonstrate passion for continuous improvement in safety, production, compliance, maintenance, housekeeping, employee development/mentorship
  • Provide team communication on company, plant, and department business plan objectives and performance

What You Will Bring:

  • Demonstrated leadership presence and maturity
  • A BS degree in Chemical Engineering or equivalent is required.  An MBA is helpful but not vital
  • Have at least 8 to 10 years of progressive management responsibility in a chemical or related complex manufacturing environment
  • Experience in a union environment is a must
  • The ability to learn quickly
  • Outstanding judgment and ability to make sound decisions in a fast-paced, dynamic setting.
  • Analytical problem-solving skills with an impeccable attention to detail
  • Strategic vision with the ability to implement
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and influence others positively
  • Curious, dynamic and willing to challenge self and others to greatness
  • Great organizational change skills
  • Be geographically mobile to Louisville, Kentucky for the first assignment
  • Be open to relocate either domestically or internationally for a potential assignment in the future



Inspire Motion for Life: Apply Today!

As the leading mobility company, we work with tires, around tires and beyond tires to enable Motion for Life. Dedicated to enhancing our clients’ mobility and sustainability, Michelin designs and distributes the most suitable tires, services and solutions for our customers’ needs. Michelin provides digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences. Bringing our expertise to new markets, we invest in high-technology materials, 3D printing and hydrogen, to serve a wide a variety of industries—from aerospace to biotech. Headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, Michelin North America has approximately 23,000 employees and operates 34 production facilities in the United States and Canada.

MICHELIN® tires have been ranked the #1 Tire Brand across major categories and segments by industry experts and consumers alike. For nearly three decades we’ve been recognized for our achievements in Customer Satisfaction, Performance, Durability, Technology and Innovation.

Michelin cares for the personal and professional development of its employees. We support career advancement through various options, which include: skill and career development, training, career exploration and work with cross-functional teams. We offer the possibility of a varied and fulfilling career path in an environment where unique contributions are valued.

Michelin offers 10 Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which are all-inclusive groups created and led by employees who have shared life experiences across various diversity dimensions. Each group supports business strategies and initiatives along with meeting the needs of members. The goal of each group is to help employees feel welcome and included, support employee engagement and encourage professional development. BRGs also provide cross-cultural support, career management resources and opportunities for community involvement.

Michelin provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors. Consistent with these obligations, Michelin also provides reasonable accommodations to employees and applicants with disabilities and for sincerely held religious beliefs. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com.

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship.

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