Plant Manager

07_E/E Positions
BU2 Filtration & Eng. Peripherals

Your Roles & Responsibilities

  • Works directly with the local & extended management teams to ensure MAHLE is an Employer of Choice by maintaining an environment where employees are engaged in our business & know we value them.
  • Spearheads the short term & long term economic & business strategy for the location, including supporting strategic plans for other business units which reside in the facility.
  • Develops key performance indicators (KPIs) for the location; drives and inspires team to ensure organizational targets are met or exceeded.
  • Ensures strong customer satisfaction regarding quality & delivery, including review of manufacturing processes and production schedules to ensure requirements are met daily. 
  • Cultivates & maintains strong relationships with cross business unit management team, employees, customers and suppliers.
  • Provides expertise and organizational perspective to ensure consistent alignment to the company’s business plan, culture and core values.
  • Partners with extended management team in the execution of effective communication and change management to ensure culture is embedded in the organization and re-enforced through daily management practices.
  • Ensures adequate plans and resources for future development and business growth of the location are established.  Periodically presents such plans in Board Meetings and Economic Plan Meetings for budget approval.
  • Works with executive management, key customers, and key suppliers to solve specific challenges and leverage growth opportunities.
  • Leads the local organization in enhancing profitability through design changes, improved manufacturing methods and material cost reductions.
  • Ensures that corporate and company policies are uniformly understood, correctly interpreted, and administered by team members.

Your Skills & Strengths


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Production Operations Management, Engineering, or related discipline from a four-year college or university; MBA preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) 100%.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in a Tier 1 automotive manufacturing environment; a minimum of 8 years of experience as a Plant Manager with full P/L responsibility.  Injection molding and/or filtration background would be a plus.
  • Proven track record of successful strategic planning & meeting or exceeding performance targets.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills to influence and build credibility with global, regional and local functions, including across business units.
  • Solid background in Lean principals is strongly desired.
  • Experience embedding corporate values and behaviors into cultural norms.
  • Global or multi-national business experience strongly preferred.
  • Ability to handle projects with multiple workstreams, with proven leadership success over a wide variety of business problems.
  • Proven planning abilities, including successful execution of such plans.
  • Strong initiative and the ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to develop and foster strong relationships at all levels in the organization.



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Facts about the job

Entry level:  Management
Functional area:  Production

Celaya, MX

Company:  MAHLE Sistemas de Filtracion de Mexico S.A. de C.V

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Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

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