A transition Site Director for a few months
Different events can lead you to entrust the reins of a production site to a Manager in transition .
Your Plant Manager is absent for health reasons, because he resigned from his position or was fired. You are working on a major project, restructuring of Human Resources, expansion or closure of the site, digital transformation , reduction of operating costs, etc., and you wish to strengthen your current management team.
What tasks for your Transition Site Manager
Our Transition Site Managers can take responsibility for the administrative, technical and financial operation of the production unit for which they are responsible.
- They manage the manufacturing tool.
- They follow the preventive maintenance schedule and initiate the necessary repairs.
- They master continuous improvement methodologies (JAT, Kanban, 5 S ..).
- They know the HSE standards specific to their sector ( ISO 9000 , Amdec, etc.)
- They participate in audits and implement corrective action plans to improve production.
- They analyze and organize the needs and performance of Human Resources.
- They maintain a favorable social climate.
- They manage negotiations with customers and suppliers.
- They analyze their dashboard to ensure the achievement of revenue and EBIT.
Urgency and the exceptional
The Transition Plant Managers that we present to you are very experienced . Available within a few days, each of them can fill the unexpected absence of the current Director. This allows you to quietly search for the successor you will need later. While our Transition Site Managers perfectly manage the day-to-day activity of a production facility, they also have real experience of major strategic projects . They know how to propose an investment budget and supervise its implementation. They can also manage a social plan, the closing of a site or the transfer of the production tool.
The Transition Site Director and his interlocutors
The Transition Plant Manager reports to the Company Manager or the General Manager . He is part of the management committee. In a traditional work environment, he is in contact with all the departments of the company: Production, Quality, Safety, Maintenance, Human Resources, Training, Accounting , but also Commercial Services. He is also in contact with suppliers, subcontractors and customers.
The experience and know-how of our Transition Site Managers. Most of our interim Plant Managers have general or specialized engineering degrees. They are former students of the Mines, the École Polytechnique , the Icam… They have a real knowledge of the management of a production unit in all the sectors concerned by the activity of the factory. They have a long professional experience which they have sometimes exercised internationally.
The skills of the Site or Plant Manager
In addition to his technical knowledge, a Production Site Manager who performs a transition management mission must be open, adapt quickly to his new environment and he must have a culture of results. He must have a keen sense of responsibility, because, at the criminal level, he can be considered as the head of the company. He demonstrates authority and demonstrates an exacerbated sense of organization. He knows how to take a step back to have a global vision and make strategic decisions. A man of the field and of strategy, he is always available.
Contact Reactive Executive to meet Site or Transition Plant Managers in your area.