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Vice President of Operations - Automotive West (CA)

Company: ThyssenKrupp Presta AG
Location: Livermore
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as one-stop-shop - from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials - and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes "just-in-time" or "just-in-sequence".thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services is a dynamic, forward thinking company offering great benefits, career advancement, and abundant learning opportunities. As a subsidiary of the global thyssenkrupp AG based in Germany, we have the security and resources of a large corporation, with a sense of ownership that is usually reserved for small companies. At tk your voice will be heard. When you join our team you are joining a skilled group of professionals with diverse backgrounds across many cultures and industries. Our company values are centered on promoting personal growth, diversity, community engagement, environmental responsibility, and career development. As a growing company, opportunities for advancement are plentiful for those who are willing to work hard - we strive to promote from within.In the last four years our company size has experienced exceptional growth . We now employ over 3,000 people across 65+ locations in the US. Working mainly in 5 major industries - automotive, renewable energy, heavy manufacturing, commercial construction, and infrastructure logistics - we strive to be the preferred provider for supply chain services in North America. Our services span our "Hands, Wheels, Walls" approach: Quality Solutions, Logistics Management, and Warehousing & Distribution.thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services is a wholly-owned company of thyssenKrupp Materials NA. As a North American asset-based 3PL, our mission is to enable our customers to accelerate production, distribution and increase measurable value.If this sounds like the right environment for you, apply today to thyssenkrupp Supply Chain Services: It's not just a job, it's a career.We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!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.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

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