Plant Operations Manager - Large Drives

Job Description

Siemens Large Drives LLC is an almost $2 billion global business with over 7,000 employees across 46 countries. Our 127,000 medium voltage motors and drives in the field power the world’meaningful industries. Our name stands for best-in-class products, services, and solutions. Our goal is to be a great place to work for employees and to be a reliable partner to our customers.

The Plant Operations Management role has full P&L responsibility and full operations responsibility for the New Kensington Drives factory. You will be responsible for multiple functions including Production, Quality, EH&S, Customer Order Engineering, Order Management, Materials Planning, Logistics and Facilities. Critical organizational interfaces for this leadership role include Sales & Marketing, People & Organization, Global Procurement, Finance, Product Development and Product Management.

What You’ll Do:
  • Ensure the safety and sustainability of the workforce, vendors, customers and sites
  • Act as a champion for diversity, employee involvement, sustainability, communications and organizational change
  • Ensure excellent customer satisfaction by providing products & services from the factory timely, and with the highest quality
  • Achieve accurate cost position in the factory through:
  • continuous improvement
  • optimized inventory turns
  • minimal non-conformance costs
  • high utilization, efficiency and productivity
  • accurate planning and controlling of budgets and expenses
  • excellent employee engagement and employee relations
  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of business operations and develop appropriate operational and people strategies to transform into a World Class Operation
  • Develop & mentor the management and leadership team to take on new and greater challenges
  • Communicate effectively in verbal and written communications to shop-floor employees, leadership, customers and executive management
  • Acts as advisor to troubleshoot and resolve sophisticated problems across multiple departments and cross-functional areas
  • Demonstrate leadership for process improvement approach (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodologies, Cost, Asset Management, Delivery Reliability and Quality)
  • Demonstrate effective oversite of supplier management
  • Ensure compliance with all laws, regulations and processes
Who You Are:
  • Team Builder: Leverage your success developing employees and crafting bench strength for an organization. You excel at leading multiple levels of managers and employees. You enable a culture of growth, personal development, inclusion and belonging.
  • Process Authority: Apply your technical knowledge to optimize processes for manufacturing activities and continuous improvement experiences across all areas of the plant. You have a dedication to all targets related to Safety, Quality, and On Time Delivery to customers.
  • Business Leader: You have experience working for a complex, matrixed, international organization and can lead across multiple key collaborators. You have a deep understanding of business financial planning and budgeting in a manufacturing environment.
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum 10+ years of manufacturing operations experience with successful roles across production, supervision, engineering, quality, safety and materials
  • SAP or other ERP, Excel, Access, Root Cause Analysis (FMEA and other Lean/Quality Tools)
  • Sophisticated understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, and performance management.
  • Experience in enclosure/panel manufacturing is helpful.
  • About 10-15% travel may be required, visiting customers, suppliers or partners
Why you’ll love working at Siemens:

Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications

Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment

Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)

Competitive paid time off plan

Career development opportunities

Education and tuition reimbursement programs available

Flexibility to work remote, depending on the position and circumstances

Paid parental leave

Who designs your future? You do.



Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: Siemens Large Drives LLC

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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