1+ months

Plant Manager - Norwood Motors Facility

Norwood, OH
**Plant Manager - Norwood Motors Facility**

Locations:Norwood, Ohio

Job Family: Manufacturing


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Process Industries and Drives

**Business Unit:** Large Drives

**Requisition Number:** 222461

**Primary Location:** United States-Ohio-Norwood

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Senior level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 20%

**Division Description:**

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Process Industries and Drives Division helps manufacturers measurably increase productivity and improve time-to-market with our innovative, integrated technology and services. We support our customers in continuously improving the reliability, safety, and efficiency of products, processes and plants.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/process-industries-and-drives.htm

**Job Description:**

The Plant Operations Management role will have responsibility for leading the day-to-day operations of the Norwood Motors factory. The facility, built in 1898, was the first manufacturing facility in Norwood, Ohio and is one of Siemens oldest manufacturing facilities in the world. It consists of 522,000 square-feet, with 433,000 square-feet of manufacturing space, 61,000 square-feet of office space and 28,000 square feet of warehouse space. With its workforce of approximately 370 employees setting a standard of excellence across the industry, the Norwood factory is a $100+M business, manufacturing medium/high voltage motors ranging from 500 to 18,000 h/p.

Multiple functions will report into the Operations Manager, including Customer Order Engineering, Production, Project Management, Quality, Materials Planning and Logistics, EH&S, Facilities. Other critical organizational interfaces include Sales/Marketing, Procurement, Finance, Product Management, Research & Development and Human Resources.

The preferred candidate for this Operations Management role will possess a minimum of 10 years of manufacturing operations experience with successfulroles in production, supervision, engineering,quality, safety and materials. Additionally, he/she will have a successful track record of developing employees and creating bench strength for an organization. Experience working for a matrixed, international organization is also critical.

Responsibilities and Specific Requirements:

+ Ensure the safety of the workforce, vendors and customers

+ Ensure that the factory complies with all regulations & circulars per PD, LD, TD & local ISO requirements with respect to Safety & Quality

+ Ensure excellent customer satisfaction by providing products & services from the factoryon-time, and with the highest quality

+ Achieve correct cost position in the factory through:

+ optimal inventory turns

+ minimal non-conformance costs

+ high utilization, efficiency & productivity

+ controlling budget & expenses/spending

+ excellent employee/labor relations

+ Assess the strength and opportunities of the day-to-day operations, and be able to develop appropriate strategies to transform into World Class Operations

+ Demonstrate a continuous improvement mindset

+ Demonstrate results & quality orientation, along with being a champion for employee involvement, communications and change management

+ Build a strong team in Operations, with good bench-strength

+ Develop & coach the Operations Management/Leadership team to take on new and greater challenges in Operations

+ Effectively verbal and written communicationsto shop-floor employees, customers & executives

Strategic impact on the overall success of business

Oversight responsibility for complex production flow through the manufacturing area based on effective machine utilization and product scheduling.

Develop and manage departmental budgets and complex business plans.

Acts as advisor, troubleshooting and resolving complex problems within multi-departments and/or cross-functional areas.

Approve organizational structures and supervisory relationships in functional areas

Demonstrate leadership for process improvement mindset (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma methodologies, Cost, Asset Management, Delivery Reliability and Quality) is a requirement

Demonstrate effective oversite of supplier management

Demonstrate excellent understanding of budgeting and business financial planning

Provide effective leadership skills with involvement in turnaround situations and experience in leading change

Management experience in a union environment (preferred but not required)


Bachelors Degree is required.

Advanced degree preferred.

Knowledge and Experience:

+ About 10-% travel required, visiting customers, suppliers or partners at HQ

+ SAP, Excel, Access, VSM, RCA, FMEA, and other Lean/Quality Tools

Demonstrates advanced understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, and performance management.

Typically 10+ years of successful experience in a directly related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above. Experience in electric machines or rotating equipment is preferred.

Direction of Others:

Typically manages multiple levels of managers.

Key Working Relationships

Multiple functions, worldwide inter-organizational, and external contacts.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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