Operational Excellence Manager



holland, oh, usa
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

What You Will Do

As the Operational Excellence Manager, you will transform Clarios Manufacturing's results by applying lean principles. Specifically, you will serve as a facilitator, educator, advocate, consultant, and accountability partner to support staff team members in Operations, Engineering, and Functional Groups.

How You Will Do It

In this role, you will be working on executing our OpEx culture by:

  • Developing & Driving Operational Excellence strategy roadmaps to ensure execution.

  • Conducting training and education regarding CI tools and methodologies.

  • Accountable for the execution and savings annual target for the Fiscal Year of the plants under its responsibility.

  • Conduct monthly OEX reviews.

  • Establish KPI baselines and share best practices throughout the region.

What We Look For

  • You must have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years as a leader in a mature lean organization.

  • At least 5 years of working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems and transform results and processes by applying Lean techniques.

What we do

Our Toledo, Ohio fully integrated plant manufactures batteries used in automotive and marine applications. This is our largest plant at Clarios. We opened our facility in 1981 and now employ more than 700 people and operate six days per week. We are actively involved in our local community and give back through the United Way, Habitat for Humanity, Cherry Street Mission, and Ronald McDonald House.


What you get:

  • Medical, dental and vision care coverage and a 401(k) savings plan with company matching – all starting on date of hire
  • Tuition reimbursement, perks, and discounts
  • Parental and caregiver leave programs
  • All the usual benefits such as paid time off, flexible spending, short-and long-term disability, basic life insurance, business travel insurance, Employee Assistance Program, and domestic partner benefits
  • Global market strength and worldwide market share leadership
  • HQ location earns LEED certification for sustainability plus a full-service cafeteria and workout facility

Who we are:
Clarios is the creator behind the world’s most recognizable car battery brands. We are the car battery found in most new vehicles including leading brands such as Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. Our 16,000 employees develop, manufacture, and distribute batteries for virtually every type of vehicle. We recover, recycle, and reuse up to 99% of our battery materials, leading sustainability practices in our industry. Clarios, formerly Johnson Controls Battery Group, is currently a Brookfield portfolio company. Learn more about us at www.clarios.com.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please apply. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is key to challenging the status quo. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process by emailing Special.Accommodations@Clarios.com. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our teams in terms of work experience, area of expertise, gender, ethnicity, and all other characteristics protected by laws in the countries where we operate. For more information on our commitment to sustainability, diversity, and equal opportunity, please read our latest report. We want you to know your rights because EEO is the law.

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