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one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

General Manager, Beijing


Beijing, BJ, CN, 100176

Req ID 42363 Beijing, China

Main accountabilities, responsibilities and deliverables



§Assure and ensure appropriate assets (manpower, equipment / infrastructure and materials) of the plant are available and deployed to deliver the required and agreed operational performance and new product introduction.
§Lead, manage, coach, mentor, find and develop plant leadership team with passion to ensure that a diverse result/process and problem solving-orientated organization is in place and is cascaded throughout the plant by empowerment, clear accountability and compliance.
§Drive the organization in achieving agreed operational performance/budgets, ensuring the achievement of Daily (SFM Process), Weekly, Monthly (BCC process), Quarterly and Annual (OP/SP) Plant Targets of: Safety Performance, Quality Performance, Internal and External Customer Delivery Performance, Production Volumes, Manufacturing Costs, Productivity, Working Capital, Profit, Cash, Production KPIs and the “6 Vital Few” (LTAR,OPV,ITR, PPP, OEE, FCP) and long-term business objectives based on ZF OP/SP. 
§Drives and fosters an environment of continuous improvement, ensures that there is a long-term vision for the plant supported by a detailed plant roadmap following the “ZF PS Way” with a clear correlation between action and results, following Div/Corp Strategy.
§Based on the ZF planning cycles, the plant manager will construct the Plant OP/SP and resource / infra-structure plan with their superior. 
§Ensure that customers internally and externally are fully understood and that reliable relationships are established and maintained to the mutual benefit of both parties. 

Ensuring that legal entity complies with local laws, Group-Directives and Automotive Standards


Required skills and experience / main competencies


§10+ years solid working experience in Operations and relevant Functions
§5+ years leadership experience incl. coaching/mentoring skills
§Experience in Project Management
§Lean Management, Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
§Transformation competence and organizational development skills
§Coaching and Mentoring Skills
§Business / Finance Management Acumen
§Results/Process/Problem Solving - Oriented
§In Depth knowledge in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Production and Launch Readiness
§Strong communication skills in English
§Negotiation skills & experience in dealing with local authorities.
§Working experience in international environment
§JIS / JIS experience is a plus


Be part of our ZF team as General Manager, Beijing and apply now!


Jin Qiu

(86) 021 61282128

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