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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 70,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Head of Lifetime Supply Americas

Job Req ID:  37820

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  permanent

Objective of job

Manage several related, complex organizational units (can be global at different plant sites) with very varied functions.


Principle activities

  • Support the strategic planning of the division by breaking down or developing the strategic planning for the unit within a short or medium-range time frame
  • Plan and administer the budget in his/her area of responsibility, in cooperation with the supervisor, and make sure there is compliance with it
  • Develop and implement personnel planning (including strategic) in his area of responsibility, in cooperation with the supervisor, also make sure qualified personnel are hired
  • Provide technical and disciplinary leadership to associates that report to him/her, make personal decisions in cooperation with the HR department and the supervisor
  • Develop unit specific goals, break down and prioritize the unit goals, follow up on goals evaluate goal achievement
  • Plan and assure availability of required technical / area related logistics/quality resources and capacities in the functional area of responsibility
  • Establish and assure the strategic alignment of extended work benches in high/low cost
  • Develop, contribute in and assure removal / setup of old/new plants within the production network, in the area of responsibility
  • Ensuring customer supply with unit products as supervisors, in quality and quantity in the given order time
  • Assure unit/division related analysis of comprehensive problems (e. g. with customer/plant supply/logistics system, etc.), as well as develop measures/proposal for solution for sustainable elimination and avoidance
  • Plan and implement comprehensive logistics, process and quality concepts (e. g. optimization concepts, cost reductions, market requirements, construction kits etc.) in coordination with the involved areas
  • Contribute, develop and monitor compliance with globally valid unit- / division-related LTS system standards
  • Assure global unit-/division-related know-how transfer, in collaboration with local managers of various production areas and central specialized departments
  • Implement and assure logistics services in collaboration with supervisors
  • Manage and assure comprehensive / complex run out projects in the area of responsibility (e.g. projects related to series, location, expiry, etc.)


Job Requirements

 Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience

 7-10 years of experience within Automotive Quality and/or Logistics



We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI8-AM 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina