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Senior Operations Manager 8HP Manufacturing

Location: 

Gray Court, SC, US, 29645

Req ID 27827
   

We are seeking a new colleague to join our 8HP Operations area in Gray Court, SC!

This position will have 3 Phases from the Industrialization to the Ramp Up and Leading the Day-by-Day Operations of the 8HP Gen4 Project.

 

Responsibilities

Phase 01:

  • Industrialization / Launch Activities inside the Gen4 Project. Work closely with Program Management in Germany and US / Gray Court as well as local Launch Management and Manufacturing Engineering.

Phase 02:

  • Ramp Up of 8HP Gen4 in Gray Court. Work closely with Program and Launch Management as well as Manufacturing Engineering

Phase 03:

  • Lead 8HP Gen4 Assembly areas as Head of the Area

 

  • Manage the business in a manner that meets or exceeds customer requirements while meeting or exceeding the business plan. Execute short and long term plans and strategies.
  • Ensure the department meets all local, state and federal guidelines and legal requirements.
  • Manage continuous improvement efforts for the department using ZFTG Production System and other lean tools to ensure product quality and on time delivery. Ensure the department is a learning facility with continued improvements made.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Interview; hire; train; coach and motivate employees; plan; assign; direct work; appraise performance rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Understand and comply with TS 16949 and ISO 14000 requirements.
  • Other duties as it relates to this position.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Business or Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 10 years of related advanced experience and Minimum of five (5) years of management and leadership experience in a manufacturing environment (automotive industry experience desired).
  • Capable of making sound decisions in a timely manner, Excellent communications capabilities with both verbal and written means; ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Broad knowledge of lean manufacturing and good knowledge of TS 16949 and ISO 14000 system requirements.
  • Good time management and prioritizing skills; ability to empower others.                                
  • Experience in Industrialization, Ramp Up, Launch of new Product / Programs
  • Ability for travel both domestic and internationally

 

Be part of our ZF team as Senior Operations Manager 8HP Manufacturing and apply now!

 

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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