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Powertrain Production Manager


Casa Grande, AZ      Full-Time

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We are currently seeking a Powertrain Production Manager.  This position requires an experienced professional with a comprehensive experience in EV Powertrain production operation and will be responsible for developing optimal EV powertrain production system. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.


  • Lead Powertrain production team, including development of organizational plans and recruiting/hiring (Salary/Hourly).
  • Responsible for manufacturing ultra-luxury production vehicles with the highest level of quality.
  • Maintain staffing plans and lead “hands-on” in all areas of production. Lead by example.
  • Implement training programs for all production processes within the powertrain department.
  • Manage SPEQDC (Safety, People, Environmental, Quality, Delivery, Cost) indicators for powertrain production.
  • Track production downtime and implement resolutions to production deficiencies.
  • Balance manpower and create work schedules to meet production demands.
  • Enforce requirements/standards/process control plans.
  • Lead production teams during all build phases and interface with all departments to foster a high productive manufacturing system.
  • Feedback opportunities to design for manufacturability of the vehicle.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing process to eliminate waste.
  • Manage reprocess areas to drive quality/production efficiencies/root cause problem resolution.
  • Create an environment where all employees are valued for their contributions and they understand their impact to the success of the company.
  • Ensure all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines.
  • Enforce standardized work processes and enforce the passion for detail.
  • Drive world-class quality for our luxury vehicles through in station process control and driving defect resolution to the point of fit.
  • Lead the team implementing processes to control expenses and increase productivity throughout the department.
  • Analyze and control change costs, schedule delays and quality issues over the course of production shifts.
  • Develop and implement training plans for supervisors and team members.
  • Set production goals and communicate them to all production staff.
  • Coordinate with process engineering/automation and materials for improvement activities.
  • Work with maintenance to implement regular “PM’s”.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business or 5 years of equivalent EV Powertrain production  management experience required.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability to build outstanding teams and interface well with all senior management.
  • Excellent attitude to foster a positive work environment.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in automotive powertrain production leadership and knowledge of all areas of powertrain production.
  • Experience methodizing production workstations for ergonomics and efficiency.
  • Familiarity with powertrain manufacturing equipment.
  • Experience in factory environments hiring and training associates to support new products and processes.
  • Exemplary verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Excellent public speaking skills.
  • Knowledge of Continuous Improvement, Kaizen, 5S and Six Sigma process.
  • Capability to implement and drive a quality operating system within a department.
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