Productivity and Labor Cost Specialist

In partnership with our client, a leader in OEM automotive industry, ResourceTek is seeking a Productivity and Labor Cost Specialist to join their team near Huntsville, AL. This is a direct hire opportunity.



Initially will support the establishment and ramp-up of accounting and productivity reporting and culture at a large, high-volume, cutting-edge automotive manufacturing operation that facilitates the creation of an Industry-Leading operational culture. Support company by working closely with all departments to manage and report productivity results. 



  • Work with headquarters to develop productivity tracking system
  • Facilitate production process time studies to create productivity/efficiency targets
  • Use product demand to create annual manpower budget
  • Work with cross functional departments to determine production takt time
  • Calculate and analyze total work time hours for each shop
  • Report productivity results in monthly financial reporting meetings to senior management
  • Create monthly, weekly, and daily reports to visualize plan vs. actual productivity results
  • Identify and calculate cost impact of projects (capital) that improve productivity/efficiency
  • Provide monthly analysis for productivity gaps
  • Responsible for supporting cost improvement management activities
  • Support Cost Management and Financial Reporting members as needed
  • Create productivity training material for all departments
  • Demonstrate innovation by collaborating with other departments to develop effective productivity data and reports from various systems
  • Manage and report year over year productivity results
  • Be available to work OT and travel as needed (domestically and internationally)
  • Create standardized work and manuals for the operation and job above
  • Interface with executives, managers, assistant managers, specialists, and group leaders cross-functionally as needed, to foster positive and clear channels of communication.
  • Participate in financial audits and visits as requested.
  • Interface with financial institutions, CPA’s, and financial auditors.
  • Held accountable for achieving defined Individual and continuous Improvement objectives related to creating productivity targets, productivity reporting and productivity system development.
  • Participate in budget and development and financial and internal audits.
  • Recommend actions and make decisions on all issues relating to financial services and cost control management with input from executive leadership and other management team members as appropriate.
  • Strictly adhere to company Safety and other policies as documented.
  • All employees have a safety and quality responsibility; therefore, having the authority to stop work processes to correct safety and/or safety problems.



  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Engineering, Technology, or any business-related field.
  • 3 years of Manufacturing experience
  • Project Management and Productivity experience
  • Experience with SAP, Power Bi, MS Excel, and MS Access
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail


Company offers excellent benefits including paid time off and Medical / Dental / Vision Insurances as well as a generously matched 401K.