ZF Production Superintendent in Lafayette, Indiana

Production Superintendent

Division T - Commercial Vehicle


Job Description

Responsible for the overall management, direction and coordination of the Reman Business Unit in order to achieve production/sales objectives at lowest cost and highest quality levels using lean production methodology.

  • Sets strategic vision for the business unit that will meet or exceed operating plan goals.

  • Develops budget and forecast expected expenses, production, scrap, capacity, and training.

  • Provides leadership to manufacturing business unit for operations through management of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Housekeeping, waste elimination and process effectiveness.

  • Provides focus for the business unit by planning and preparation of activities to avoid crisis management.

  • Manages and directs business unit team.

  • Maintains communication with staff and other departments on key operational metrics and department performance.

  • Responsible for quality criteria, delivery schedules, cost reduction goals, PIP, process capability, process and product changes.

  • Assists with solving quality, production, and customer issues and complaints.

  • Assists with personnel activities, such as selection, employee development, counseling, and training coordination.

  • Participates in special projects and activities.

  • Completes reports and paperwork.

Required Education and Experience

·Bachelor’s degree (Business, engineering, materials management)

Experience and Skill Requirements

·6+ years of experience

·Proven interpersonal skills to work with people at all levels in and outside ZF in a professional manner

·Excellent problem-solving skills, including ability to identify and resolve issues and challenges

·Must be able to influence those not in direct chain of command

·Strong computer skills including experience with MS Office

·Capability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize projects

·Must be effective in a team environment and be able to work independently

·Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills required

·Must be able to demonstrate strong commitment to quality customer service and satisfaction while following through on assigned projects

Position Status

Salaried Full-Time

Functional Area







United States

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran