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Electrification and Automation (EA)

Headquartered in Wendell, NC, the Electrification and Automation (EA) Business Unit offers the full range of energy distribution systems and solutions for all markets and through all sales channels. We provide reliable power distribution grids of today while investing into our Future Grids portfolio to create the power distribution grid of the future.

Position Overview

The EA Business Unit is looking for a Manufacturing Engineering / Operations Excellence Manager for our Wendell, NC facility. This individual will drive continuous improvement and optimization of all manufacturing activities in our rapidly growing business environment. They will lead a team driving change, implementing new processes and introducing best practices to dramatically transform the plant for future success.

As the Manufacturing Engineering / Operations Excellence Manager, you will:

  • Plan, organize and direct all manufacturing engineering activities in an active, growing and evolving plant
  • Manage numerous new product start-up and transfer programs
  • Implement improvements to manufacturing processes, targeting to achieve the highest process and quality standards, utilizing lean principles and key capital investments
  • Embrace Industry 4.0 and identify and implement opportunities continuously
  • Development of technology roadmaps for a range of automation and digitalization programs
  • Facilitate the creation and completion of key projects for the plant to support business strategic initiatives
  • Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results
  • Drive productivity improvement programs, focusing on cost optimization
  • Develop a continuous improvement roadmap with a focus on improving safety, quality, on-time delivery, inventory, and productivity for each value stream
  • Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop a highly engaged team

You will make impact if you have the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Mechanical / Industrial Engineering)
  • 5+ years’ experience in Operations and Manufacturing Engineering Management
  • Relevant experience utilizing and implementing lean methods and tools such as 5s, 7 Types of Waste (Muda), root cause analysis and corrective actions, Yamazumi Methods, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping / Process Flow Diagrams, and Lean Shop Floor Management Model.
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise
  • Computer literacy, SAP and Salesforce experience preferred
  • Six Sigma / Lean certification desired
  • Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication skills with the ability to influence others and move towards a common vision.
  • Experience with managing change in an organization

Benefits and Perks:

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Flexible Time off or Generous paid – time off depending on position level

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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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