Volvo Group Site Director Remanufacturing Charlotte in Charlotte, North Carolina


Do you want to be part of the interesting world of remanufacturing? Do you enjoy being part of the journey to build a truly global remanufacturing team? Do you thrive in an environment that gives you room to work independently? Do you want to be a part of a fantastic team working towards common goals?

The Remanufacturing organization comprises of about 800 employees in 7 locations world-wide. Our task is to remanufacture main components to the Volvo Group mainly Engines and Gearboxes including managing the cores. Remanufacturing services all Brands and Business Areas in the Volvo Group. The total Remanufacturing business in the Volvo group had 2017 a growth of 6%.

We are passionate about remanufacturing and we hope to find the right candidate who shares that passion with us and who wants to be our next Site Director at Remanufacturing Charlotte.

Mission and Purpose of the Position

The Site Director will lead all activities within the Remanufacturing site to secure the overall performance, quality and lead times. This position will be responsible for building networks with several internal and external areas throughout the value chain to secure business value, customer satisfaction, synergies/efficient product cost, product quality and people development. The Site Director will serve as a lean leader and drive the Volvo Production System (VPS) and lead the facility in the VPS journey.

The Remanufacturing Site Director reports to the VP Remanufacturing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility to direct performance for the remanufacturing operation to meet customer satisfaction, safety, cost, quality and environmental targets connected with business plan and financial targets.

  • Be an active and collaborative team member in the global Remanufacturing management team.

  • Support other Remanufacturing sites as needed with knowledge transfer and material supply.

  • Engage in on-going performance management and career development dialogue with staff.

  • Participate in cross-functional meetings as required.

  • Foster employee satisfaction through collaborative efforts, idea generation and employee engagement activities.

  • Champion the culture in the organization and foster continuous improvement by the ongoing implementation and development of the VPS way of working within Remanufacturing.

  • Promote a professional, efficient and safe work environment.

  • Actively participate in new product development.

  • Manage product portfolio maintenance.

  • Domestic and international travel is occasionally required.

Minimum Education / Experience preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or Engineering required

  • Master Degree in Engineering or Business Administration preferred

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in production operations to include a minimum of 5 years management experience preferred

  • Experience working in cross-functional and multicultural team

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment and automotive transportation industry preferred

  • Demonstrated lean manufacturing experience

Necessary Functional/Technical/Language Skills

  • Effective leadership and change management skills and lean (VPS) mind set

  • Ability to communicate effectively within a local and international environment

  • Strong skills in people development, leadership development and culture leadership

  • Ability to demonstrate a clear vision to direct reports and production staff

  • As all documentation is in English, proficiency in the English language is required

  • Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally

  • Must be proficient in the MS Office

At Powertrain Production we are actively working to establish groupings that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in e g knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality.

About us

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates.

In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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Group Trucks Operations


North Carolina



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Manufacturing Engineering

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