Chief Operations Officer - OPE16270

Function: Operations
Localization: Switzerland - Elsau
Contract type: Standard jobs
Publication date: 24th July 2019

 

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer
 
"Technical Perfection and automotive passion" is what defines Faurecia. We design, engineer and provide the best in technology, systems and services for automobile makers in every major market on all five continents. If you share our ambition for technical perfection and our passion for all things automotive, Faurecia has a career for you.
"Faurecia, a driving force…for your professional growth."
 
The Hug Engineering AG, a Faurecia company, is the worldwide leader of exhaust systems for Diesel and gas engines for mobile and stationary applications.

Hug Engineering is looking for a Chief Operations Officer for the Hug headquarters in Elsau, Switzerland.
 
The role of a Chief Operations Officer are to manage the operations and supply chain globally. The main missions of the role are to:
     
  • Establish a global supply chain organization to address both, serial and project business

  • Define the global production footprint incl. Hug production plants and strategic external suppliers

  • Continuous improvement on effectiveness and efficiency

  • Manage Direct Reports in Operations, Supply Chain, Purchasing

  • Drive the Quality, Cost, Delivery and People performance and the corresponding budgets in all plants

  • Ensure superior supplier performance

  • Achieve Health, Safety & Environment targets

  • Manage global inventories across all sites

  • Provide resources to ensure future growth

  • Ensure in-time delivery and quality







The ideal candidate will have/be:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering

  • Long term leadership experience in an international environment

  • Strong business understanding and negotiation skills

  • Proven experience in plant management, supplier management and supply chain organization

  • Ability to drive Quality, Cost and Delivery performance on a multi-site basis

  • Multi-site ERP system experience

  • Minimum bi-lingual (German, English)

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