Manufacturing Area Manager-Plant 5

Nexteer Nexteer

A global steering & driveline company delivering electric & hydraulic power steering, columns, drivelines, advanced driver assist systems & autonomous tech.

Manufacturing Area Manager -Plant 5 (2017) (28821)


  • Participates in the selection of new employees
  • Maintains corporate and unit management control systems, cost, quality and schedules
  • Interfaces with service group personnel on technical and production problems
  • Trains, develops and evaluates employees
  • Keeps management informed of key developments.
  • Maintains scorecard performance to budget and coordinates assigning key tasks to support resources based on data in the scorecard to meet or exceed budget requirements
  • Regular contact with others outside the work group
  • Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements
  • Ensures adherence to recommended safety procedures and good housekeeping practices
  • Implements the Nexteer Production System.



  • Must have 3-5 years of manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of basic technology of area supervised
  • Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex
  • Well developed oral and written communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees and elicit work output
  • Knowledge and experience in the principles and application of the Nexteer Production System Preferred
  • Knowledge of quality control procedures, manufacturing processes, scheduling and other management systems.
  • Ability to work alternate shifts/work schedules
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Standing:  While debugging and running off machines
    • Sitting:  Office environment, working at a computer, meetings
    • Speaking & Listening:  Communicating with work team, suppliers, customers
    • Walking/Mobility:  For walking around the manufacturing plants, global travel
    • Ability to assist trades personnel within confined space inspections within the furnaces
    • Lifting:  ability to occasionally lift 20 lbs. for working on manufacturing equipment and picking up tooling or parts
  • Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minorities/Veterans/WomenVEVRAA Federal Contractor

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