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Business Unit Leader in Yuyao at JAC Products, Inc.

Date Posted: 1/30/2018

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Job Description

Business Unit Leader

JAC Products, Inc. is a leading designer and manufacturer of original equipment roof racks and other auto body trim, supplying vehicles worldwide. JAC is the acknowledged leader in automotive exterior functional components, industrial and structural extrusions and assemblies, and a broad range of standard and custom extrusions.


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Shall adhere to all safety, health and environmental procedures, policies and practices, and ensures that all equipment is in safe operating condition and meets or exceeds MIOSHA/OSHA Standards.
  • Comply with all ISO/TS 16949 & ISO-14001 procedures and work instructions as it pertains to the BU Leader position description.
  • Improve business unit performance in material management, scrap, labor, and operational spending to achieve facility’s budget and meet operational expectations.


  • Responsible for the Environment, Health, and Safety of his/her employees, customers, suppliers, and other JAC Products employees, both on the production floor and in the office space. Champions all HSE activities in his/her respective Business Unit and address any unsafe action by any employees.
  • Hold a daily production review meeting with all direct reports (Material Planner (MP), Customer Service Coordinator (CSC), Manufacturing Engineer (ME), Quality Engineer (QE), etc.)to review any safety issues or concerns, customer quality concerns, delivery issues, and performance problems in their business unit.
  • Responsible for directing all plant floor operations to achieves its goal of on-time and complete delivery of customer orders with product that meets all customer specifications.
  • Providing daily direction & projects for BU team members utilizing the JAC Products Performance System (JPPS) and other Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement tools and methodology.
  • Ensures that all direct reports have clearly established objectives and performance expectations to ensure that the Business Unit supports the plant goals
  • Effectively leads appropriate resources during BU product launches; ensures ongoing communication with appropriate launch partners during, before, and after launch; understands JPDS and overall launch responsibility at the Business Unit level, which includes ownership for the completion of Business Unit team deliverables (Operator Certification & Training, Plant Readiness Review, 8 pack etc…). at program JPDS Gate reviews.
  • Oversees the creation of a production schedule, production attainment, buffer requirements, and material planning to ensure achievement of on-time, complete delivery commitment.
  • Ensures that work cells are set up properly and contains the required equipment and information that enables proper number of operators to produce products at the assigned run-rate and to the required specifications. This includes such items as Assembly Tools, Safety Devices, up-to-date Standard Work Instructions, Quality Alerts, Poke-Yokes, Boundary Samples, etc.
  • Ensures that all operators are properly trained and certified before producing products on a work cell. Ensures that versatility charts are visible and up-to-date for each work cell.
  • Lead and manage engineering change implementation that relate to Business Unit customers and products.
  • Follow Fast Response and Drill Down procedures to identify root cause, develop corrective actions, and assure timely response to resolving customer quality concerns and / or delivery issues.
  • Guides and develops the cross-functional team to develop their expertise and capabilities to achieve their objectives through effective utilization of the Performance & Development Process (PDP).
  • Maintain Business Unit JOS metrics on a monthly basis, including drill down charts by customer for PPM and Delivery.
  • Coordinates and monitors Business Unit budget lines to meet financial objectives.
  • Perform all other functions required by Plant Manager.

Job Requirements


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