General Information

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United States of America
North Carolina
Wednesday, June 15, 2022
Working time:
Additional Locations: 
* Whitsett - North Carolina - United States of America

Why Work at Lenovo

Here at Lenovo, we believe in smarter technology for all, so we spend our time building a society that’s brighter and more inclusive. And we go big. No, not big—huge. 

We’re a US$60 billion revenue Fortune Global 500 company serving customers in 180 markets around the world. Focused on a bold vision to deliver smarter technology for all, we are developing world-changing technologies that power (through devices and infrastructure) and empower (through solutions, services and software) millions of customers every day and together create a more inclusive, trustworthy and sustainable digital society for everyone, everywhere. 

The one thing that’s missing? Well… you...

Description and Requirements

What You’ll Do:

Directs the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives. Manages the activities of the team and is responsible for staffing decisions, training and development, and performance management of the staff. Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Makes budgetary recommendations regarding and, at higher levels, controls capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor as required. Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. Position will report directly to Sr Operations Manager

  • Assists in establishing priorities to ensure on-time deliveries
  • Monitors output against schedule and attempts to identify resource utilization concerns
  • Acts as resource to Supervisors in troubleshooting production problems including material, equipment, process, and product engineering
  • Works with staff to implement statistical process control and continuous quality improvement team programs
  • Responsible for providing effective leadership to achieve departmental performance objectives (safety, quality, cost, service, and associated motivation & morale)
  • Execute tactical day-to-day requirements and monitor operational metrics
  • Continually review customer expectations and communicate with team to drive continuous improvement of operational/customer metrics and Lenovo (USFC) financial performance as required
  • Provide cost impact analysis to review with Sr. Management for non-standard activities/requests
  • Coordination of activities to ensure departmental compliance to all Federal, State, Local and Company regulatory requirements, including RBA, OSHA, ISO, and Company polices relative to the repair of product, Quality control requirements, documentation requirements, housekeeping, preventative maintenance, calibration, and associate safety & training
  • Preparation and presentation of the detailed KPI’s associated with business level performances
  • Assure acceptable product specific quality levels are met and always maintained
  • Participant in developing, planning, executing, and maintaining departmental safety, quality, and cost reduction programs
  • Forecast future production levels and required product capabilities based on inputs from the Services organization.  Participates in developing the annual business plan for the operation
  • Develops supporting capacity plans including staffing levels and equipment requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience working in a production or manufacturing facility or environment
  • Experience with RBA, OSHA and ISO

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment where customer requirements are frequently modified
  • College Degree

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Whitsett - North Carolina - United States of America