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Site General Manager at VALEO

Site General Manager

VALEO Seymour, IN Full-Time

Site General Manager

Ready to tackle the challenges of the vehicle of the future?  Join Valeo and revolutionize the conditions of visibility for both drivers and passengers!

As Site General Manager your mission is to ensure overall site management including site P&L is successful, including daily satisfaction of customers' needs (quality, services), controlling the achievement of objectives assigned to the site, industrializing new products, and representing Valeo locally. 

Your project and challenges? 

Budget & PMT

  • Establish budgets, PMT’s following directives received from Regional Operation Director or product line GM
  • Establish, implement actions plans and corrective actions aimed at achieving approved budget and PMT, in organization and P-30

New Projects / Processes

  • When the site is a competence center\:
    • Ensure that Process and Quality Engineers develop manufacturing processes that will be used as standards
    • Ensure those standards are continuously improved o Ensure that industrialization of new products is done according to PG's industrial standards
  • Ensure flawless new products launches and product modification are implemented timely
  • Propose and implement once approved ideas of design, process modifications leading to material and other product cost continuous reduction

Quality Systems

  • Ensure that the quality system is implemented and that any quality problem detected is analyzed and timely solved

Customer Service & Productivity

  • Ensure the effectiveness of the site logistic system for providing adequate level of service to customers, SIOP
  • Define & pilot activities aimed at continuously improving direct and indirect labor productivity, inventories level, TRS/TRP and maintenance costs, scrap level
  • Interface with clusters, product groups & regional operations to increase productivity reservoir, benchmark and animate his networks
  • Develop the 5 axes plan for the site, including safety & people involvement, VPS, constant innovation (in particular when competence center)


  • Ensure respect of purchasing indicators for P0 (products in production) & P1 (products in development) General management
  • Ensure correct staffing & competence, HSE
  • Interface with local customer's entities
  • Is in most of the cases the legal entity General Manager
  • Represent Valeo in front of local authorities
  • Manage the labor relations of the site
  • Manage or co-manage (with PGs or Regional Operation staffs) the site functions
  • Ensure administrative management of any headcount belonging to the legal entity
  • Responsible for the site assets

Why Join us? 

  • Thanks to its strategy focused on innovation, Valeo aims at reducing CO² emissions and developing intuitive driving to propose greener, safer, and smarter mobility.  The fantastic (r)evolution towards the vehicule of the future provides amazing career opportunities and challenging jobs! 
  • Get Informaton on our technologies and the future of mobility here\: https\://

Lets talk about you...

  • You have a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business related field; if you have an MBA or Master's Degree in Engineering that is a plus.
  • You have a minimum of 7 to 10 years of experience in Production Management, with 4-6 years of them in a Plant Manager or Site General Manager role.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in a Tier 1 or 2 supplier and automotive manufacturing facility managing and implementing lean manufacturing (six sigma) principles – if you have just-in-time (JIT) manufacturing experience that is a plus. 
  • You have a combination of direct experience and management responsibility for all site level functions. 

Dare, Care, Share is our DNA

At Valeo, innovation is at the heart of our daily work, purpose to reduce CO² emissions is what drives our product and career development, and collaboration within our teams and with our local community is how we enjoy working. 
Our culture is driven by the diversity, authenticity and energy of our talent. You are looking for new technological and human adventures? Join Valeo and its more than 100.000 employees across the globe!

More information on Valeo \: https\://

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