Plant Manager Costa Mesa, CA

Schneider Electric Costa Mesa, CA

About the Job

Schneider Electric™ creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 144,000 employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment: .

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What do you get to do in this position?

This position is responsible for the management of the Secure Power System Plant in Costa Mesa, California. With over +120 employees, this location manufactures Uninterruptable Power System (UPS), Power Distribution Unit and Computer Room Air Conditioning.

UPS Secure Power Product Detail


· Responsible for the Manufacturing Operations in the Make-to-Order and Engineering-to-Order production of Uninterruptable Power System (UPS), Auxiliaries Cabinet, Power Distribution Unit And Computer Room Air Conditioning.

· Plan, Direct and control activities related to the Plant Operations on Safety, Production, Quality, Lean Manufacturing, Order Engineering, Interplant Procurement, Customer Service, Finance and Human Resources.

· Responsible for Customer Satisfaction of the High Power Factory Acceptance Test process, interacting with customer during Factory Witness Test and continuously improve customer Experience.

· Define Plant Strategy and initiatives to align with Company's goals and program by utilizing a Hoshin Matrix for development of Annual Improvement Priorities.

· Responsible for the Plant Operation's Budget, including Capital expenditure, Variable and base cost operational expenses.

· Champion Lean Manufacturing Initiatives (Schneider Performance System) to drive continuous improvement throughout the plant.

· Demonstrate a Customer Centric Culture, responsible for improving Customer Satisfaction Metrics (Service and Quality)

· Lead Plant activities for High Performance Work Culture and Talent Management

· Promote collaboration, diversity and inclusion within the plant and GSC NAM.

· Requires leadership behaviors to coach, direct and develop the performance of others.



This job might be for you if:


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Business, Supply Chain or Industrial Management or equivalent, Master's Degree will be plus
  • 10+ years of manufacturing management experience with demonstrated leadership, interpersonal and supervisory responsibility or equivalent
  • Strong working knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources, etc)
  • Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise in electromechanical assembly and high-power environment
  • Strong working knowledge of electrical safety, quality, productivity, Energy management, inventory and lean manufacturing
  • High computer proficiency
  • Strong interpersonal skill and communication to interact with Customer and Sales
  • Ability to create accountability and lead by example
  • Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills


We seek out and reward people for being straightforward, open, passionate, effective and challenging the status quo. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of the communities in which we operate. We welcome people as they are, creating an inclusive culture where all forms of diversity are seen as a real value for the company. We're looking for people with a passion for success - on the job and beyond. See what our people have to say about working for Schneider Electric: .

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