MTCR Leader in Smyrna, TN at Calsonic Kansei

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

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Job Description


This position will be responsible for delivery of the MTCR product targets of the region. In doing so, he/she will ensure that the targets of all five functions are achieved so as to help meet the CKNA business plan. In this position he/she will be responsible for the ongoing validation and reporting so as to ensure that monthly KPI are met. He/she will also be responsible for the development of teams to support the goals of the business plan and lead the team member in a positive and fair work environment.


**Location of position is TBD** (Canton, MS or Smyrna, TN)


• Must be self-motivated and be able to motivate the teams.
• Must be able to plan and check progress (PDCA) constantly and know how to clear roadblocks or when to raise to upper management.
• Must be able to train others and actively promote the MTCR mindset.
• Must promote CK company values and image.
• Must be able and have appropriate credentials to travel within and outside the country.
• Must secure financial analysis of plan and actual using IE skills, CKPS & accounting.
• Must possess depth of cost analysis skills and deep comprehension of some manufacturing processes.
• Must support functional managers to achieve their annually assigned cost reduction targets.
• Prepare and approve monthly reporting requirements or others as needed.
• Prepares strategic and tactical plans to achieve department objectives as assigned.
• Networks and communicates regularly with CK MTCR departments globally.
• Perform special projects for upper management.
• Avidly supports CKWAY and V-Fast programs.
• Performs other duties as necessary.

The above typical duties are characteristic of this job and demonstrate a level of difficulty and are not intended to list or limit the duties that may be required or assigned to an employee in this classification.


This work is performed in a general office environment, with a requirement for regular activity in the manufacturing areas.


Job Requirements


The incumbent must:

• Have a Bachelor’s Degree in a related discipline and five to eight years of experience in related field
• A Master’s Degree and generally three to five years of experience in related field.
• Program management experience is desirable but not required.
• Have experience working with integrated computer programs and/or applications.
• Have negotiation skills, Human Resource Management skills, financial analysis skills, cost analysis skills, program and superior problem solving skills, understanding of statistics, manufacturing, and general engineering.
• Have strong communication, administrative and organizational skills, and the ability to coordinate multiple projects and programs.
• Be able to pass all background checks and pre-employment tests, including any required drug test.
• Be able to maintain the confidentiality of any information s/he encounters.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to those who are able to perform the essential duties of the job.


Intermediate to advanced experience (beyond basic data entry) working with computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and other presentation applications and/or software.

CKNA reserves the right to revise this Job Description, as it deems necessary.


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