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Plant Manager/General Manager - Large

Wapienica Poland

Alternate Title: General Manager FTDS Wapienica


Position Summary:

Manages, directs and coordinates overall plant operations. Through subordinate supervisors and managers, assures production objectives achieved within cost and quality standards.


Responsibilities of Position:

  1. Responsible for providing a safe and positive work environment for all employees ensuring TI Code of conduct is fully lived by all employees on the site.
  2. Directs total plant operations ensuring plant performance meets TI KPI and customer requirements.
  3. Manages P&L for the site including directing commercial activities for new programs, cost recovery for engineering changes and compliance to standards necessary as a public company
  4. Responsible for compliance to regional, national and TI Corporate standards / codes
  5. Responsible for meeting budgetary guidelines and provides guidance for establishing budgets & forecasts.
  6. Directs development of systems and processes to reduce operating costs and to continually improve quality and plant performance.
  7. Directs actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformities relating to product, process, and quality systems.
  8. Manages critical CapEx processes ensuring timely approvals and execution of approved projects
  9. Responsible for all Quality systems including ISO 14001, TS-16949 and TI internal QBiC / PQA.
  10. Hires new, develops existing employees to meet their fullest potential and addresses lower performers.
  11. As a regional leader is a role model to promote and support Company’s mission, vision, corporate top values and to represent TI externally within the community where the site is based.
  12. Performs related duties and special projects as assigned by Supervisor.

Skill Requirements:

  1. Significant experience and understanding of P&L Management including budgeting and forecasting,
  2. Significant experience managing a heavy industry Operational platform
  3. Strong knowledge of engineering, material planning, logistics, quality and HR functions.
  4. Working knowledge of automotive OEM quality systems, including TS-16949 requirements.
  5. Natural people leader, comfortable dealing with conflict.
  6. Ability to direct personnel through a daily management rhythm to ensure plant goals and objectives are achieved.
  7. Self-directed with a high degree of self- motivation and excellent problem solving skills
  8. Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Licensing or Special Certification Requirements:

  1. Valid passport and driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Ability to work at a personal computer for extended periods of time.
  2. Ability to travel regularly to plant, vendor, and customer sites worldwide.

Working Conditions:

  1. Occasionally lifts and carries up to 50 pounds and frequently carries up to 30 pounds
  2. Maneuvers in, around, under, and about factory and/or laboratory equipment on a regular and continuous basis.
  3. Some of work time is spent standing, walking, lifting and bending.
  4. Works within an automotive components manufacturing office setting and may be exposed to heat, cold and fumes/chemicals.

Job Location Specific Requirements:

 REQIREMENTS:Higher technical educationProficiency in English and PolishHigh level of professional ethicsActive driving license of category BStrong motivation to reach strategic goals of the plantDUTIES:responsible for the Process: Management and Improvement,management and supervision over all processes connected with production, including annual goals setting for departments,process performance analysis,optimization of above-mentioned processes,supervision over realisation of production plans, ensuring needed resources,co-create annual and mid-term budgets,supervision over budget implementation according to assumptions made,supervision over efficiency of subordinates,deploying and sustaining corrective and preventive actions,providing management reserve via plans of succession,supervision over CI i CS activities,supervision corrective and preventive actions,surveillance and control of compliance with labour law and rules of Staff Regulations (Regulamin Pracy) in the area of management.Compliance with H&S principles and Fire protection norms, in particular:organization and management of work in a way that protects employees from accidents at work, other potentially accidental incidents and occupational diseasesorganization of workstations in compliance with H&S requirements,execution of employees’ compliance with H&S requirements,immediate reaction potentially accidental incidents, participation in maintenance and improvement of QMS and Environmental System. 


  1. Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business administration or related field
  2. In-depth knowledge of engineering principles, techniques, methods, and disciplined in their application.
  3. 10 years+ direct management experience including at least 5 years managing managers
  4. 10 years+ working in a manufacturing environment

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