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Plant Manager

Dakkota Integrated Systems Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Take Ownership of a Large Plant and Make Your Mark in this Critical RoleGrow your career as part of a strong and collaborative leadership team.If you're a seasoned plant manager (ideally with experience in a Broadcast environment), the bandwidth to continue to grow your career, and a keen interest in making your mark at a large and important plant, this role could be your perfect fit. Consider the benefits:
  • This is a fast-paced environment with Assembly and Sequencing as well as Ship to Broadcast services for Ford Motor Company, and we’re looking for someone to take the reins and drive the plant forward to further success.
  • This is a hands-on role (you'll spend a good deal of time out on the floor) allowing you to showcase your abilities on multiple fronts: leadership, assembly and operations.
  • Your mission will be to ensure the assembly line never goes down, that inventory is readily available for the line and Ship to Broadcast services, and that managers and staff have the tools and training they need to effectively meet their goals and responsibilities, acting as a roadblock remover, enabler, and resource to help unlock the full potential of each department.
  • Our culture is strongly employee-oriented and we support our people's professional development goals; success in this role can open multiple doors to advancement opportunities.
  • In addition, we value diversity, promote community involvement, and offer top-of-the-line benefits. Relocation assistance is available to the right candidate.
The ideal candidate for this role could have gained required experience at a Tier One Supplier of complex automotive assemblies that were built and shipped per broadcast. To be a good fit for the Chicago Plant Manager opportunity, you should have:
  • At least 7 years of leadership experience in automotive manufacturing environment, ideally with experience delivering finished components to a major automotive company
  • A bachelor’s degree in a manufacturing or management discipline, and/or specialized certification, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A track record of successfully implementing processes, procedures and improvements is strongly preferred
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to establish trust-based relationships between management and staff
  • Experience including full P&L responsibilities
  • An understanding of the functions and complexities of various departments (for example, Human Resources, Materials, Accounting, etc.) and the ability to empathize, support, and help problem solve in these functions
  • A committed and disciplined approach to safety, including the ability and willingness to set clear expectations and reinforce those at every level of the business every day
World-class products & services from concept to delivery. Established in 2001, Dakkota Integrated Systems, a joint venture between Rush Group LLC and Magna International Inc., manages the complete assembly and sequencing of integrated automotive interiors for original equipment manufacturers. We deliver vehicle components for our customers, using our expert approach that is unparalleled in the automotive industry. Our workforce is unique and helps support the resurgence of the U.S. auto industry.


Dakkota Integrated Systems


Chicago, IL
60633 USA