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Director of Operations - Automotive West (CA)

Company: ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Your responsibilities
This position is located in Alameda County, CAManage, direct, and implement operation strategies and objectives to ensure the achievement of Business Units goals with one of our largest clients. Focus for short-term goals are on-time delivery, cost of sales, quality and gross margin. Focus for long-term goals are the formulation, planning, and implementation of strategies for growth centered around the customer. This position leads a multi-site warehouse and dedicated logistics business.Key Accountabilities:

  • Administer and manage the tkSCS team's standards of quality to provide a safe working environment across multiple operations
  • Manage the operations function concurrent with Business growth, introduction of new operational systems and meeting division financial objectives/P&L responsibilities
  • Meet divisional goals in relation to safety, quality, and on-time delivery of products
  • Develop and implement a Lean strategy and corresponding culture to drive continuous improvement.
  • Establish standard work throughout the locations
  • Conceive, research, plan, target, and control reductions in cost and product lead times on existing and new products
  • Continuously improve customer satisfaction through programs to reduce delinquencies, provide for on-time delivery, and meet customer quality and cos expectations
  • Manage customer expectations and continuously maintain a positive relationship while growing the business
  • Drive operations with standard processes, in addition to a high-level focus on safety and culture
  • Actively seek customer interfaces to communicate and facilitate customer needs within the organization
  • Participate in the implementation of new manufacturing processes, product and systems technology to meet the client's objectives
  • Establish, prepare, implement, revise, and maintain policies and procedures related to client operation support.The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirement for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.
    Your profile
    Minimum Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related area.
    • Warehousing or transportation experience is a must
    • Diversified background with strong operations, business, and managerial skills with a minimum of 10 years of experience managing multiple facilities
    • Proven history of leading and developing large teams across multiple sites with an ability to foster teamwork and develop future leaders
    • Leadership focused on engagement and culture
    • Operationally driven with standard processes and a high focus on safety and culture
    • Strong background and experience in the Toyota Production System or similar business system.
    • Demonstrated ability to navigate complex issues while maintaining customer relationships
    • Problem solving techniques and analytical thinkingPreferred Requirements:
      • Masters/MBA preferred
      • Automotive experience preferred

Keywords: ThyssenKrupp Presta AG, Livermore , Director of Operations - Automotive West (CA), Executive , Livermore, California

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