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 53 production facilities and employs around 12 800 people in 24 countries. The Company with its headquarters in Winterthur, Switzerland, is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange
(ticker symbol AUTN).

The Operations Manager is responsible for directing all safety, production and quality activities in the carpet manufacturing facility, to achieve established sales and profit objectives.  This position is a member of the Leadership Team and will be required to participate in various steering committee teams.

Operations Manager

United States - Bloomsburg 

The Operations Manager directs and coordinates all activities within the Carpet Manufacturing facility.

  • Directs Production and Quality activities at a manufacturing facility in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures established by Autoneum North America, Inc..

  • Accountable for and manages P&L (Contribution II) within the operation; recommends budgets to management; forecasts results.

  • Manages production costs and product quality, and modifies programs to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the facility.

  • Develops, executes and plans for efficient use of materials, machines, employees and financial resources.

  • Champions the application of world-class manufacturing, lean manufacturing principles, and continuous improvement philosophies, all in a just-in-time Tier 1 automotive environment.

  • Supports the Plant’s Health, Safety, Ergonomics & Environmental Initiatives.

  • Interfaces with customer representatives when required as a part of normal business.

  • Interacts regularly with corporate support departments (Operations, Sales, Engineering and Development, Purchasing, Finance, Costing, etc.).

  • Participates in tooling reviews, engineering change reviews, design reviews and cross-functional teams, and other meetings as required.

  • Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of the management team within the carpet operation.



Your qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) in Production/Operations Management/Engineering or related field from a four-year college or university is required.

  • Must have at least 3 years of senior management experience (Plant Manager or above) in a Tier 1 automotive environment - at least 10 years total experience in automotive Tier 1 or 2.
  • Previous experience in Lean Manufacturing principles and six sigma methodologies is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of relevant accounting and engineering principles, labor laws, and various audit requirements.

The primary purpose of this job description is to summarize the key/essential duties.  Other duties may be assigned.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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 North America, Inc.
Becky Fritz, HR Manager
480 W. Fifth Street
Bloomsburg, PA 17815

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