Volvo Group Business Team Leader in Dublin, Virginia

Job Summary

The purpose of this job is responsible for all production activities within assigned areas, which includes quality, delivery, cost and people initiatives, through the effective utilization of all employees. Leadership responsibility for the business area which requires effective coordination of all functional disciplines assigned to the respective area.

Core Responsibilities

  • Act as a leader for the business area and accountable for quality, delivery, cost and people concerns on a daily basis

  • Conduct meetings and organize performance reporting by business area

  • Institutionalize the total quality philosophy by creating an environment where all employees are customer focused and have increased opportunities to contribute to the success of the enterprise and the security of their future

  • Utilize the Kaizen approach to Continuous Improvement of Quality, Delivery and Cost by implementing effective measurement systems for monitoring progress

  • Work jointly with UAW officials to achieve an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect by sharing each other’s concerns

  • Responsible for promoting and reporting employees’ ideas and suggestions for improvements in areas of Cost, Quality, Safety, Housekeeping Methods and other areas

  • Development of Advisors and Team Leaders by demonstrating and instructing new skills and roles necessary to function in a Total Quality Environment

  • Champion the “Quality in Station” philosophy to all within spheres of influence

Required Competencies

  • Customer Focus : Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect

  • Drive for Results : Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results

  • Integrity and Trust : Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished trust in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn't misrepresent him/herself for personal gain

  • Self-Development : Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits

Minimum Education Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree required

Minimum Years of Experience Required

  • Four (4) years’ management experience required with educational requirements

Other Requirements

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Good understanding of the commercial vehicle industry

  • SPC – Statistical Process Control

  • Leadership Training – Covey or Equal

  • Team Dynamics

  • Continuous Improvement

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.

Auto req ID

85059BR

Entity

Group Trucks Operations

State/Province

Virginia

City/Town

Dublin

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

Functional Area

Logistics

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran