Typical duties / responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following :
PG Manufacturing Footprint : Support PG manager defining Manufacturing footprint. Define and follow up the PG localization roadmap (which factory / LBU address which market with which product lines, valid for active and new product introduction).
Define and follow the PG licenses globally (technology / production transfer).
Performance targets : Ensure achievement of established targets, through oversight and definition of improvement actions as needed.
Focus on achievement of Product Cost, Net Working Capital, CAPEX, Project On-Time and On-Cost, Quality PPM
Investment decision support : Support PG manager to define and implement CAPEX investment strategy : where to invest, types and amount of investment, local unit CIMT management support.
Operational processes : Contribute to decide with Hub BU / LBU on production & engineering technology : degree of automation, operation processes standardization, equipment’s supplier base requirements and maintenance process definition.
Product Cost optimization : Manage Product Cost control & optimization among the various PG manufacturing sites, including licensee factories, through regular production-
cost comparison and benchmarking
Operation Excellence Support : Implementation of continuous improvement projects on-site to improve operational weaknesses.
Define with the PG manager the Opex priorities and targets for the PG and operating units and act on deviations from targets.
Quality : Lead and manage Quality Processes standardization (including Supplier process), collaborating with Hub BU / LBU Quality Manager and BU Opex Manager
Leadership& Culture Building : DevelopOpEx culture inside the PG as a core competence. Initiates and drives staff development and job rotation programs for the OpEx community to develop competence and global awareness.
Requirements : Basic Qualifications :
Basic Qualifications :
4 year degree in Engineering
Proven experience in Operations / Supply Chain
Strategic thinking, able to analyze and manage complex business situations
Strong analysis and problem solving skills
Strong Communication skills
Availability for international travel
Strong team building and networking capability
Assertiveness and ability to work in a virtual team
Preferred Qualifications :
10+ years of experience in Supply Chain / operations
Knowledge of NEMA Products, more specifically Lighting Panels, transformers, Midwest products, load centers and Mcb.
Proven intercultural competence
International experience / global mindset
Leadership and people management experience
Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US