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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Director of Operations North America

Req ID 7285  |  [[filter6]], Illinois (US-IL), United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Aftermarket Division at our location in Vernon Hills, Illinois.

 

Your Responsibilities:

 

  • Plans, organizes and directs daily operations both for supply chain, warehouses and workshops to achieve service excellence for our customers in all segments
  • Sets and agrees to annual operating plan and associated KPI's
  • Drives implementation of strategic action plans to secure delivery of operational and financial KPIs in support of the annual operational plan
  • Monitors, controls and reacts to site performance/deviations for all KPI's
  • Ensures appropriate resources and infrastructure are in place to enable site delivery of above.                                                                                           
  • Initiates corrective action and escalation  where required to the relevant domain function lead and drives resolution
  • Drives lean transformation of the operations (warehouse and workshop)
  • Manages and develops an agile workforce and keeps trusted industrial relations

 

Your Qualifications:

 

  •  In-depth competence in site leadership management (spanning warehousing, manufacturing/remanufacturing and workshop) and industry knowledge
  •  In-depth knowledge and competence of business management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources) and  financial acumen
  •  In-depth knowledge of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory, Lean, CI and stewardship processes
  •  Sound understanding of process engineering and industrial engineering
  • Bachelors degree required

 

 

Be part of our ZF team as Director of Operations North America and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT:  To harness the power of innovation, we invest in the development of diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our company.  Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.  If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us.  Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  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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Our Commitment to Diversity

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.