Area Manager - Motors

ABB is seeking an Area Manager to coordinate production activities. This position will report to the Plant Production Manager. Responsible for managing Operations in accordance with plant's budget expectation relative to cost, quality and service. Responsible for having and maintaining expertise in modern quality systems, manufacturing, maintenance and assembly techniques. Promote, develop and implement measures to achieve cost-effective improvements in operations, increase customer satisfaction, and ensure compliance with policies and regulations. Direct Reports may consist of Manufacturing Supervisors and Indirect reports of Hourly Team Members.
Professionals ( > 2 years of work experience)
Motivate, direct, coach and develop a diverse, high performing team to meet established goals and build organizational capability.
Effectively translate plant goals and objectives to all levels of the organization ensuring alignment on relevant performance data.
Ensure compliance with the company's safety programs and standards and foster an environment that supports an engaged safety culture.
Lead operation efforts to focus on quality and continuous process improvement.
Lead the production team by providing technical guidance and team management.
Ensure production team is properly staffed to meet requirements.
Recognize potential problems with the production schedule and initiate measures to eliminate or reduce their impact.
Ensure that procedures and practices being developed are consistently applied and practiced.
Evaluate the production process for productivity improvements and sustain a consistent, long-term vision through continuous process improvement.
Ensure compliance with the company's quality standards and business requirements.
Develop and implement measures to improve operations and develop a culture that embraces operational excellence.
Help implement best practices required to ensure efficient production flow and adopt and share best ideas inside and outside the company.
Help define and implement short-, medium-, and long-term actions to improve safety, operating efficiency, quality, and productivity throughout the entire value chain.
Improve operating costs in a safe working environment
High School Diploma or GED AND 8 years' manufacturing experience in a leadership role.
Associates degree AND 6 years' manufacturing experience in a leadership role.
Bachelor's Degree AND 4 years' manufacturing experience in a leadership role.
A Master's Degree in required field = Credit given for 2 years of work experience.
A PhD/Doctorate in required field = Credit given for 3 years of work experience
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Industrial Management.
Basic management skills, understanding of financial reports
5+ years' high volume manufacturing experience
Formulation and control of operating budgets
Problem solving techniques
Working knowledge of MRP II systems; EPA and OSHA regulations
Exposure to modern manufacturing and quality technologies
Lean/Six Sigma skills or certifications
Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US
Additional information
Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB
ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites:
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm. http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.
Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to US-AskHR@abb.com. Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.
Westville, Oklahoma, USA
Contract type: Regular/Permanent Business unit: Business Unit Motors & Generators
Date posted: 2018-10-29 Job function: Production and Manufacturing Publication ID: US66852411_E1
ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. www.abb.com

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