Ficosa Seeks Die Cast Section Manager 

TITLE: Die Cast Section Manager 

Ficosa, part of Panasonic, is a world leader and a Tier 1 automotive supplier. We are now hiring hundreds of employees from a variety of skill levels for our brand new, 270,000 square foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Cookeville, Tennessee. There are a lot of opportunities for anyone who has the desire to be a part of building the car of the future. Opportunities for growth nationally and internationally are endless. Come join the Ficosa team!  

Assembly Section Manager

MISSION: Ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes and productive resources of the production area under its responsibility in order to fulfil the manufacturing, quality, cost and safety objectives established.

-Supervise the activities which are carried out in his/her area in order to reach the objective defined each year for manufacturing areas (Assembly).
-Monitor the effective fulfillment of the manufacturing programmes and define and the implementation of action plans in order to fix the problems which can affect the section
-Encourage and motivate the team under his supervision to achieve the production objectives.
-Watch over the fulfillment of the production and quality policy standards.
-Guarantee the fulfillment of the Labour Health and Safety policies and procedures in the section under its responsibility.
-Define and implement the necessary measures in order to control the costs, production and insurance of the processes data in different shifts.
-Report to the Production Manager or Plant Manager about the main effectiveness and efficiency ratios of its responsibility area.
-When there is no Production Manager, to take part in the Plant Committee representing the section.
-Communicate lessons learned by participating in technical forums and fulfill related data base.
-Prepare the yearly budget for the section
-Provide his/her team with the necessary means to comply with Health & Safety and Environment rules and assure they are properly used.
-Actively cooperate with the Department in the maintenance, promotion and improvement of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) and Environment
(*) The described functions are only the most representative for this position; therefore they should not be understood as all the inherent functions related to this job position.

Academic background: University degree in Engineering or related careers
Additional training: Manufacturing, Finances and Management Control. Basic training in health and safety, and environmental management.
Minimum Experience required: 4 years in similar position.

***Interviews are being scheduled today!***

About Ficosa International:
Ficosa is a global company devoted to the creation of high-technology vision, safety, efficiency and connectivity solutions for the industry, with the desire to contribute to society through our commitment to technological innovation, human values and energy efficiency. Founded in 1949 and based in Barcelona, Ficosa currently has more than 9,700 employees in 18 countries worldwide in Europe, North and South America and Asia, with consolidated sales of more than one billion dollars in December 2014. The rear view system (interior/side mirror) is Ficosa's main business, known worldwide and recognized by top global OEMs. For more information, visit
SHIFT: Days  
LOCATION: Cookeville, TN  
EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
CATEGORY: Production