- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Lean Manufacturing
- Communication Skills
- Financial Acumen
Are you a successful leader with proven results looking for further steps in your career? Do you have experience in creating value stream organizations? Are you experienced in Lean transformation with a strong operational excellence background? Then you might be our new Operations Director within Danfoss Power Solutions, Work Function.
Danfoss Power Solutions is a world-class provider of mobile hydraulics serving the construction, agriculture and other off-highway vehicle markets. Work Function Division is a global leader in Motor and Steering markets with global footprint representation.
Join our Hopkinsville, KY team
We offer you an exceptional opportunity of accelerating your personal and professional talent development in a fast-growing business environment. You will play an integral role in shaping and guiding the future growth of Danfoss Power Solutions. You will be directing and coordinating the overall activities of the manufacturing organization. You will be able to realize your passion for safety that includes improving both conditions and behaviors in a manufacturing environment.
As Operations Director, you will focus on:
Leading the daily production and delivering exceptional results
Driving operational excellence based on your experience of utilizing the latest manufacturing technology and lean tools ensuring continues improvement
Driving engagement and accountability to develop highly effective and passionate team/ organization
Develop the organization/competencies for continued growth, your team and the business
Acting as change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
Work effectively with cross-functional teams and promote an environment of cooperation
Presenting passion for growing safety awareness in the organization, striving for best in class EHS culture
Deep experience within End to End Supply Chain Management (SCM) working closely with procurement, global SCM and customers
Overall responsibility for internal and external quality of products produced
We are looking for a leader with extensive management skills who has the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Master’s degree highly preferred
Minimum 6 years of leading high scale of Operations at Director level, tier 1 automotive supplier is preferred
Mastering lean manufacturing and solid Value Stream experience
Ambitious and passionate to achieve results and make bold decisions
Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
Good communication and influencing skills
Solid financial acumen
Basic SAP knowledge
Ability to deal with diverse cultures
Six Sigma Black belt preferred
We are Engineering Tomorrow
The world faces growing populations, booming urbanization and rapid climate change. At Danfoss, we engineer ready-to-use solutions to these challenges. We build energy-efficient solutions that reduce food loss and make cities cleaner – using digital technology to make systems smarter and more connected – and we engineer innovative new ways to save energy and transition to clean energy for the good of our climate.
Danfoss gives you unique opportunities to put your skills to good use, make an impact and shape an exciting career. We encourage employees to take charge, do extraordinary things and run the business like it was their own. Danfoss is a leading technology company where you get to work with – and learn from – expert colleagues with a wide range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Join Danfoss to be part of a world-class team of over 27,000 people in 56 countries that engineer tomorrow and build a better future.
Please watch how Danfoss is engineering tomorrow
Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.