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Operations Manager m/f/d USA (No. 010821)

Operations Manager m/f/d

For our client an automotive Supplier in Michigan we are looking for an Operations Manager m/f/d.



- Overall Leadership of Production and SCM functions in line with all applicable company standards to ensure KPI performance is excellent and customer call-offs, quality and delivery expectations are met or exceeded: 

- Responsibility for short/mid-term planning and continuous review and adjustment of resources in terms of production headcount, skills and capabilities  

- Ensure appropriate Budget planning and adherence in area of responsibility

- Drive consistency of standards and output across all autonomous production Units (APU) and SCM and drive Continuous Improvement to achieve or exceed performance targets. 

- Review overall plant output and performance, identifies trends and proactively manages the team to exceed customer expectations and prevent performance problems; 

- Drive timely, cross-functional problem solving and Lessons Learned.

- Manage escalation issues

- Leadership of direct reports and teams to ensure target achievement, developing a "Right first time" and "Safety First" culture.

- Collaborate with Plant Director and WPS to develop & implement CI Roadmap for improving material and overall plant flow based on internal/external Benchmarks, achieving quanitfyable improvement of performance and WPS 2.0 maturity level

- Ensure  APUs and SCM plan & manage headcount and capability/training needs for short/mid-term and based on customer & company forecasts. 

- Ensure performance evaluation/development planning for the team in line with process, execution of effective, planned development activities and developing own direct reports. 

- Ensure proactive identification & elimination of HSE risk and unsafe practices/equipment as well as high level of 5S Standard. 

- Work with Launch/SPM teams to ensure successful Launches.



- min 8-10  years work experience in an Automotive, highly automated JIT/JIS manufacturing environment 

- High level of assertiveness balanced with ability to develop a positive team culture

- Strong Leadership and People Development Skills incl. applicable labour laws

- Strong decision-making skills and results-orientation 

- Strong communication skills and able to adress different target audiences effectively

- Solid Working knowledge of Problem Solving and Continous Improvement Tools (e.g. 5Why, QRQC, Kaizen, Fishbone, 5S, TPM)

- Knowledge of applicable Quality & HSE Management Systems such as IATF, VDA, ISO 45001 & 14001 and understanding of Customer Specific Requirements and their implications

- Strong analytical skills

- Excellent PC skills (e.g. MS Excel) and good knowledge of software applications used in production environment (e.g. SAP)

- Basic Knowledge of Data Safety and Protection requirements

Reports to: Plant Manager

Location: Michigan

Start: September 2021

Contact Person: Christel Haas   E-Mail:

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