About Autoneum
Autoneum is globally leading in acoustic and thermal management for vehicles. The Company develops and produces multifunctional, lightweight components and systems for interior floor and engine bay as well as the underbody. Customers include almost all automobile manufacturers in Europe, North & South America, Asia and Africa. Autoneum operates 55 production facilities and employs around 13000 people in 25 countries. The Company with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange
(ticker symbol AUTN).

This position is responsible for:

- Define, deploy & continuously improve all procedures related to an efficient use of manufacturing equipment within the BG;

- Manage CAPEX process within the BG: create transparency for CAPEX requirements, critical review of the CAPEX request, steer CAPEX Budget and Forecasting process to meet budgeted CAPEX;

- Organize & prepare monthly CAPEX Review meetings with BG Head , BG OPS Manager(s) and BG CFA;


China - Shanghai - 100%

Your responsibilities



Manage the CAPEX process within the BG.

Ensure to have correct data for CAPEX F-Plan procedures:

  • Budget,
  • RFCST.

CAPEX forecast based on latest STP.

CAPEX proposal to techn. PUR for LCC sourcing.

Liaise with plant F&C, BG Project Controlling and PMs for timeless accuracy of CAPEX data.

Ensure optimized capital expenditures by applying Lean Manufacturing principles.

Judgement of CAPEX reports and prepare proposal for release


2. Management of Manufacturing Assets (Machine DB / Manufacturing Assets Mgmt Process) in strong cooperation with BG Capacity Planning Manager

Define, deploy and improve the Manufacturing Assets Management Process for the BG by increasing transparency (KPIs) and improving the reporting system.

Optimize utilization of manufacturing assets by maximum re-use of existing equipment after the initial project life.

Predict EOP for dedicated equipment

Utilization forecast of major equipment categories within the BG

Continuously update the BG Machine Database and list of standard techn. Specification.

Risk minimization for equipment


3. Central Manufacturing Engineering (RFQ draft / RFQ approval)

Interface with GPMAN for engineering

Machines specifications management: history, centralization, numbering...

Continuous update of Costing DB for equipment: to be utilized by Manufacturing Engineering for their CAPEX estimation, by CAPEX Management to check/control CAPEX requests, and so to be used as a reference (must updated annually, with collaboration of Purchasing dept)

Participate on regular coordination meetings/conferences/WS with regional manufacturing engineering teams (alignment, instructions, experience sharing...)

Support special projects (e.g. relocations, transfers etc.) and contribute with KPIs and data analysis to manufacturing footprint evaluations.

Your qualifications


Required experience:

- 10-15 years Manufacturing experience, preferably within the Autoneum organization


Required qualifications:

- Qualified by experience

- Strong analytical skills

- Self-confident in dealing with internal and external counterparts on all levels

- Assertiveness combined with cooperative negotiation style

- Fluent in English


Main tools (MS Office 365, etc.,):


- MS Office 365

- Pegasus


- Local tools




If you meet all of the qualifications listed above, please send your resume w/ cover letter (include the position you are applying for) to:

Autoneum (Shanghai)Management Co.,Ltd. Building 2 . No. 659 Yinxing Road . Putuo District . 201802 Shanghai
+86 21 6627 3075

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