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Site Manager (Automotive Industry)

Confidential Jeffersonville, IN
  • Posted: 27 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental


The Site Manager is responsible for effectively overseeing and controlling the activities of the operation including team members, inventory, materials kitting, order picking, sequencing, and light assembly while ensuring the highest quality standards. The Site Manager is also responsible for implementing policies, ensuring adherence to safety standards and continual training of each team member. Additionally, the Site Manager is responsible for emphasizing the company’s mission, vision and value standards and has the authority to recommend and implement improvements for their assigned site and to hire, promote and terminate team members.


Developing Direct Reports & Others

- Build meaningful relationships with customer(s), supervisors and team leads

- Work with various members of management regarding safety training, human resources investigations, accounting tasks and data reporting

- Maintain a meaningful and accurate SQDCM communication board in each work site

- Ensure that Supervisors, Team Leads and all team members receive communications frequently and consistently; and that each person, site-wide, is aware of all corporate communications.

- Train, coach, assess and develop the talents of each Supervisor and hold Supervisors accountable for doing the same with their teams

- Develop a highly motivated and valued workforce by directing and facilitating training (including safety training), certifications (including forklift certifications) and validation of process training of on-site team members

- Create a learning environment that fosters and leads to the most efficient work processes

Action Oriented & Driven Toward Results

- Monitor attendance, team member rosters, staffing numbers and performance. Maintain team member rosters. Work with staffing agencies to request additional team members as needed, always optimizing the company’s’ financial and physical resources

- Track and drive assigned Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s)

- Serve as an ambassador for the company’s and for our customers, accommodate customer and leadership requests and continually explore new opportunities to add value

- Leverage technology to positively impact quality and efficiency

- Willing to continually re-engineer processes to ensure continuous improvement and maximize efficiencies

- Provide process support and deliver continuous improvement for sorting and containment processes

Command Skills & Composure

- Collaborate with customer management teams, suppliers, containment managers and the company’s management by participating in requested customer meetings and through the development of meaningful work instructions and identification of adequate boundary samples

- Plan, manage and oversee the quality support activities (including SSC sorts and self-imposed sorts) at customer locations including sorting and containment activities, data development, collection, analysis and reporting

- Manage resistance through unpopular changes or projects

- Act with integrity and professionalism at all times

Conflict Management

- Mediate tough agreements and settle disputes equitably

- Accept conflicts as opportunities


- Ensure that Supervisors host pre-shift meetings each day

- Hold Supervisors accountable for accurately communicating with every team member in a timely and professional manner

Directing Others

- Ensure that all team members perform according to the company’s mission, vision and value standards and in a way, that optimizes our financial and physical resources

- Monitor the workload of the team and appreciate and recognize when extra efforts are made

- Host frequent development discussions and learn career goals for all supervisors and hold supervisors accountable for doing the same with their teams. Communicate openly, honestly and frequently.

- Responsible for their own performance and for the performance of their site’s team members


A Site Manager can work in any range of environments – from a climate-controlled space to a factory floor where temperatures can vary from extreme cold to extreme heat. Site Managers must be able to sit or stand for extended periods of time (up to 12 hours) on unpadded floors and will occasionally be required to bend, reach overhead, crouch, kneel, push/pull and grasp. Additionally, Site Managers will occasionally be required to lift or carry up to 50 lbs. Eye/hand coordination is also required. Exposure to chemical hazards, electrical hazards, sharp objects/tools, noise and vibration are anticipated.


Forklifts, steel toed footwear, safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, and any other tools/ equipment required per customer request.


High School Diploma is required, Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, or Engineering is highly preferred.


At least 5 years of management experience, or equivalent, in Automotive Manufacturing, Kitting/Assembly, Logistics/Supply Chain Management, or equivalent Engineering environment.


- Developing, Directing & Building Others

- Action Oriented& Driven Toward Results

- Approachability

- Delegation

- Innovation Management

- Problem Solving

- Time Management

- Understanding Others

- Integrity and Trust

- Listening

- Command Skills & Composure

- Approachability

- Conflict Management



Jeffersonville, IN

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