GPG Global Manufacturing Manager
Cary, North Carolina, USA
8d ago

Tasks :

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

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