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Manufacturing Technology Team Leader & Project Manager

Requisition ID:  17158
Job Location(s): 

Ames, US, 50011

Job Description

Danfoss is seeking a self-motivated and strategic Manufacturing Technology Team Leader & Project Manager in our Ames location. This role will drive best in class performance, process, and cost optimization with value-added technology capabilities across the business that provides measurable outcomes. In addition, is expected to have a deep sense of ownership, ability to identify process improvement opportunities, drive positive changes across the organization. This individual should further be able to demonstrate an excellent ability to communicate, manage people, and lead/influence teams that do not directly report to this role.

Job Responsibilities

•    Act as gate keeper for Hydrostatics Division Manufacturing Excellence in North America/Ames
•    Lead local Assembly System Management team in Ames and develop the skills associated.
•    Support Ames operations with Test Stand /Assembly related control system knowledge
•    Manage local and global Manufacturing Technology projects
•    Follow and ensure that Quality Management System documents are used in projects
•    Support Capital Expenditures and run equipment investigation projects
•    Manage the Manufacturing Excellence cost center in Ames
•    Develop and maintain key core process and identify and share best practices globally. Ensure core processes are well documented.
•    Improve cost, support cost down activities and improve productivity
•    Responsible for employee competence development

 

Background & Skills

•    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering
•    6-10 years of related experience
•    Excellent communication and project management skills
•    Strong interpersonal skills to influence decision making with or without authority, facilitate groups with diverse perspectives, across geographies, and bring teams to agreement. Strong self-leadership demonstrating self-awareness, initiative, and humility.
•    Demonstrated ability to manage large, complex change efforts and to drive results through the creative use of facts and quantitative data, as well as influence, persuasion, and relationship management. 
•    Demonstrated ability to translate strategy to action; Influence, negotiation, change mgt, and presentation. 
•    Able to identify problems and leverage a structured and disciplined methodology to identify root cause. 
•    Ability to bring clarity, structure, and actions to ambiguous plans and challenges. 
•    Able to work flexible schedules occasionally to accommodate global work teams. 

 

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com

Danfoss is engineering technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to be better, smarter and more effective. In growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integration of renewable energy.

Our solutions are used, for example, for cooling, air conditioning, heating, controlling electric motors and mobile equipment. Our innovative engineering can be traced back to 1933, and today Danfoss is a global leader with 28,000 employees and sales in more than 100 countries. We are privately owned by the founder’s family.

Read more about us at www.danfoss.com


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines