Summary of Position:-
Position is located in Milwaukee, WI and has direct accountability for approximately one-third of Rockwell Automation's manufacturing operation teams. Responsibilities include the management of three manufacturing facilities located in in the US (Wisconsin and Ohio), one facility in Cambridge, Canada and one facility in the Dominican Republic.
The position is expected to collaborate with global business partners to work toward common platforms, methods, procedures, and systems. This position will be responsible for establishing and implementing operations strategy that will position these facilities as a continuously improving supplier. The individual is responsible for an operating budget of approximately $100 $120 million. Direct and indirect reports of approximately 1400 employees.
Develop and support multi-year strategic plans for operations, regional AOP/operating budgets for plant operations, and capital expenditure plans
Influence and drive change with the key stakeholders impacting plant operations to support growth and profitability improvements.
Establish, implement and drive a regional operating rhythm which reinforces continuous improvement, the achievement of key operational metrics, financial metrics and global initiatives.
Establish, implement and drive the manufacturing facilities to achieve forecast production levels to support customer service and planned inventory targets
Act as the informal OES Regional leader for all functions and sites.
Ensure high levels of product quality are established and sustained.
Continue our focus on maintaining a world class safety culture by insuring an unwavering safety culture in all operations.
Develop a collaborative and strong working relationship with all business units and other key functional and OES stakeholders to gain alignment across the region and organization to meet business strategic initiatives and ensure cross-functional integration
Ability to manage the complexity requirements of the role. Must be able to process, synthesize, and integrate information accordingly to make effective decisions. Must be able to effectively anticipate upstream and downstream impacts and make needs changes.
Lead systemic approach to workforce planning and succession planning, including identification and development of top talent
Ability to embrace change, drive new change initiatives and consistently maintain a positive attitude while addressing barriers to move problems toward resolution
Ability to delegate work effectively to ensure all business processes are controlled and enforced effectively
Approaches problem solving from a global perspective that is inclusive of organizational buy-off and support where necessary
Continuously develops and nurtures relationships across the organization
Instills a culture of customer service at all levels of the organization
Ensures the organization has a thorough familiarity with policies and procedures relating to standards of business conduct
Trains and motivates employees in the importance of full compliance with the spirit of corporate policies and procedures and appropriate applies them in compliance with local laws
Foster a performance based culture, including performance standards and career development planning for key talent in order to enhance the employee value proposition and positively impact employee engagement and retention.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations, or Supply Chain
Minimum 12 years of varied management experience in production operations at manufacturing facilities, including responsibility for multiple functional areas within operations production management, materials management and manufacturing engineering
Financial business knowledge and strategic business planning experience to operate in an entrepreneurial business environment
ERP knowledge and experience
Experience driving continuous improvement and standardization
Experience working in growth-oriented global organization with a high-mix, low volume diverse product portfolio with direct to customer and distributor driven channels
Ability to travel within region and globally. Travel estimated at up to 25%
Master's degree or MBA
Experience with global operations including integrated supply chain for make-to-stock, configure-to-order and engineered-to-order products
Demonstrated strong presentation, verbal and written communications skills
Formal training in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma - black belt or green belt certification preferred
SAP knowledge and experience
Experience in industrial/electrical equipment manufacturing
Operations & Engineering Services
Milwaukee - Wisconsin
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