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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Production Manager

Job Req ID:  3607

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of Job:

This position provides management in the field of plant related production departments and functions focusing on the overall goals and objectives of Plant Duncan.

Support the overall NAI growth strategy in the most effective manner. 

This position ensures that the assembly area, injection molding, maintenance, and tool shop activities run smoothly.


Principle Activities:

Support the strategic planning by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the department within a short or medium-range time frame

Plan and administer the budget, in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it

Develop and implement personnel planning, in cooperation with the supervisor; also make sure qualified personnel are hired

Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her; make personnel decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor

Develop department-specific goals, break down and prioritize the department goals, follow up on goals and evaluate goal achievement

Manages assembly processes for various car lines by meeting targets, sequencing, and establishing a smooth production line

Responsible for KPI’s weekly to ensure that all scrap and rework targets are maintained and meet current budget.  Implement task forces as required to reduce non-conformances through the effective use of (Q-Wheels) or other problem solving tools.

Establishes goals and objectives for departments to meet overall targets for Plant Duncan.

Assign appropriate tools and resources to each department in order to meet delivery and quality.

Drive continuous improvement directives as required to meet customer specifications both internally and externally.

Accountable for building quality into all production areas to ensure that all customer specifications are met and that the final product meets all safety requirements.

Drive all safety and environmental initiatives in order to meet all state and federal guidelines and ensure that resources, time, and money are not constraints.

Establish contacts and builds relationships internally and externally

Responsible for the implementation of lean initiatives throughout the manufacturing facility.

Oversees assembly maintenance department in respect to equipment and tooling.

Communicates and coordinates with key management personnel.


Job Requirements:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

Production Management Experience:  6-8 years



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: PC-DUN24 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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