What we offer?
For more than 60 years Autoliv has focused on saving lives and is the worldwide leader in automotive safety systems. Autoliv's products save 30,000 lives and prevent 10 times as many injuries each year and every day our team members strive to find new ways to make real-life automotive travel safer.
Autoliv Passive Safety develops and manufactures leading edge products protecting passengers in the event of an accident. Drawing on the strength of our teams and collaborative culture we drive enhancements in our market-leading quality and efficiency. Our people are key to our success and we are dedicated to their professional development and growth.
What you'll do?
The AMG provides leadership to the production staff for the assigned location and is critical in ensuring the skills and competency of direct reports are developed and continually improved. The position is accountable to improve safety, product quality, the manufacturing processes, and customer service levels of the facility to support the growth of the facility.
The role is primarily responsible for:
Supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of Autoliv through daily actions of decisions to become an effective agent of change.
Driving the company-wide continuous improvement effort to maximize safety, quality, reliability, and cost reduction of manufacturing.
Accomplishing budget commitments, operating plans and plant deployment objectives.
Ensuring environmental compliance and safety corporate goals are achieved.
Leading, promoting, educating and instilling a culture of Zero Defects throughout the plant organization by following standard work and specifications, and by utilizing Lean Manufacturing concepts including information boards, visual indicators, pitch by-pitch tracking, and other appropriate tools and techniques.
Guiding the production team to improve Safety and Environmental goals, to improve customer service through good manufacturing practices with managing total cost, quality, and on-time delivery through analysis of data and improving team member performance.
Providing leadership consistency in implementing best demonstrated practices across all areas of the plant.
Fostering an environment of teamwork across departments, functions, and roles.
Accountability for the communication effectiveness and support of the team. This includes the acquisition, filtering and distribution of relevant information.
Support peers, business units, design engineers and related departments by building networks, sharing successes, tools and knowledge.
Management Accountabilities: Supervises and provides leadership, coaching, guidance, training and staff development; interviews and selects employees; plans and evaluates employee performance; recommends merit increases, transfers and promotions; counsels and disciplines employees as necessary; recommends termination when appropriate; and monitors time and attendance of subordinates. Develop and motivate team members to solve day-to-day operational issues and reach short and long term performance plan goals. Exhibit the ability to think quickly, creatively and challenge the team to do the same.
What you'll bring
Experience and Qualifications
Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations Management or related field strongly desired or equivalent related experience required.
Supervisory experience in a manufacturing role is preferred.
Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and their application in a production environment, including experience in converting from traditional manufacturing to Lean principles (scheduling, reduction of cycle time, visual metrics, flow and load balancing preferred) and methodology is strongly desired.
Proven experience in managing safety and environment, production efficiency, visual management, manufacturing systems, equipment utilization, delivery performance, product quality, budget and cost controls is strong desired.
Adept in using PC tools including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
Proven problem solving skills.
Knowledge of manufacturing processes
Results oriented attitude with a proven track record of ensuring key deadlines are met.
Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with team members to achieve planned results
Application and contact
Apply on our website. Last date of application is XX.XX.XXXX. If you have any questions about the position or the recruitment process, please contact XXXXX XXXXXX, Hiring Manager,