Operations Manager (m/f) in Reutlingen at ZF

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our Business Unit Chassis Systems has recently successfully been awarded additional business in the Region North America. Therefore we will launch a new greenfield plant in San Luis Potosi (Mexico) in 2019 and are seeking for a


  • Supervise, coordinate and develop assigned functions and processes, including their performance, KPIs and personnel.

  • Support the introduction of new programs and processes by participating in the interdisciplinary project team and taking over tasks as assigned in the project-specific RASIC chart.

  • Cooperate with managers to implement ZF policies and realize ZF targets.

  • Develop production schedules and guarantee a cost effective production.

  • Guarantee the adherence to quality standards and the establishment of cost efficient processes.

  • Initiate and drive continuous improvement activities.

  • Cooperate with cross-functional experts and interfaces.

  • Assure the availability of the equipment assigned by implementing a preventative maintenance system and organization.

  • Establish and control an appropriate training level of the assigned personnel.

  • First point of contact to the customer on operational topics for local customer inquiries.


  • Degree in business or technical field

  • Min. 10 years of professional experience in a high production environment

  • Min. 5 years of supervisory/managerial responsibility

  • Proven leadership and management skills

  • Strong organizational and planning abilities

  • Good communication skills with people of different professional level

  • Profound analytical and problem solving skills

  • Fluent Spanish and English

Contact Information

Stefan Weichselsdorfer, stefan.weichselsdorfer@zf.com


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