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General Manager - Jonesboro, Ark Operations

Company: ABB Group
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

General Manager - Jonesboro, Ark OperationsTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.Working in the Electrification Installation Products, you will oversee a single manufacturing unit and ensure strict adherence with the operations to policies and required standards of health, safety, quality, and integrity. Deliver on business goals and plans and is accountable for operational performance for operations under their direction.This position reports toUS HUB Managing DirectorYour responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing business action plans that are aligned to HUB strategy and targets. Monitor's implementation and tracks any deviations for corrective action
  • Ensures achievement of established targets through oversight and definition of improvement actions as needed. Focuses on key metrics and is accountable for managing to annual goals for each metric as well as overall budget
  • Ensures continuous improvement projects are in place so that the highest level of operational performance can be met
  • Fosters a culture of continuous improvement, employee involvement and open communications
  • Responsible for meeting customer requirements for on time delivery (OTD), lead time, quality, and safety
  • Partner with the Sales/Product Management teams to provide customers with up-to-date information as well as assist in determining solutions for the customer's needs
  • Creates and maintains a positive work environment through building effective, capable, and high performing teams. Develops talent through active coaching and counseling
  • Prepares and reports out to HUB Managing Director on facility performance on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Develops and implements operations cadences within facilities to ensure accurate communication, project management and corrective action activities are taking place
  • Directly responsible for production scheduling, staging, and expediting (with the help of others on your team)
  • Streamlining shop floor activities and improving plant organization and throughput
  • Resolving production problems and developing ways to minimize recurrence
  • Recruiting new teammates and developing a successful teamwork-oriented culture
  • Doing whatever is necessary to consistently meet or exceed our customers' requirements and expectationsYour background
    • BS in manufacturing or business-related field or (MBA or relevant master's degree is preferred) with minimum 8 years progressive experience in the business-related functions and/or 5 years' experience in production management.
    • Manufacturing experience is necessary.
    • Change Management experience.
    • Electrical products experience is preferred.
    • Lean Six Sigma experience is plus.
    • Proven experience in developing teams.
    • Ability to communicate complex concepts via presentations for senior level audiences.
    • Sound business acumen.
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US.Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Medical insurance
      • Wellbeing programMore about usABB Installation Products Division (formerly Thomas&Betts),is the number one manufacturer of electrification products in North America with a 125-year history of providing innovation and customer- focused solutions for connecting and protecting electrical systems, as well as a unique differentiated medium voltage offering. Our products are used all around you, every day - orbiting the earth, working on Mars, on the fastest trains we ride, in the fastest cars of the world, crossing oceans, in factories producing your food, in the tallest buildings of the world, in the most modern hotels and in the walls of your home. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 38 premium brand names, our Division offerings are found wherever electricity is used. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB 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: 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 Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.#LI-Hybrid

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