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Exide Technologies General Manager / Controller in Charlottesville, Virginia

Overview

The General Manager will be responsible for exercising financial control and directing the product fulfillment of all charger and charger related products from Exide’s assembly plant in Charlottesville, VA. They will direct, manage, and optimize the overall charger assembly operation.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for purchasing, quality, production and financials for the charger assembly operations

  • Oversee staff, create and manage budgets and supervise operations of a local business unit

  • Oversee day-to-day operation including sales order processing, build scheduling, purchasing and production

  • Design strategy and set goals for profit growth

  • Evaluate and improve business financial performance through cost reduction and efficiency improvements

  • Prepare regular financial reports for upper management

  • Set policies and make decisions guiding productivity, quality, and efficiency of plant operations.

  • Directs plant level support functions including finance, engineering, materials, quality assurance, and human resources to ensure alignment with overall plant operations.

  • Work closely with the engineering, production and purchasing departments to insure creation and maintenance of an accurate BOM for all products within the company’s MRP system (MiSYS).

  • Ensure that this information will allow orders to pass smoothly through from sales order entry to material planning, manufacture and shipment

  • Use the MRP system for accurate planning and control of inventory

  • Direct cycle counts on various items in the inventory on a routine basis to insure proper stocking levels

  • Purchase inventory parts based on demand forecast in the MiSYS MRP system

  • Secures and analyzes quotations; negotiates prices and terms with suppliers; and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities

  • Schedule departments in the plant to satisfy the demand of customers or forecast

  • Monitor shipping reports and expedite rush shipments

  • Collaborate with Corporate Supply Chain in order to forecast production needs

  • Perform inventory control, reconciliation and journal entry preparation at month end

  • Assist with monthly close to ensure complete, timely and accurate financial data process

  • Maintain internal control; coordinate and assist internal audit

  • Analyze financial reports as needed and report findings to senior management

  • Collaborate with Corporate Procurement for Direct/Indirect/ and CapEx spend

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Business Management or Engineering Degree with MBA

  • Experience in cost accounting, fiscal planning, budgeting and financial reporting of a manufacturing entity

  • Minimum 3 years relevant working experience obtained in an electronics manufacturing environment

  • Operations, purchasing and production planning experience with ERP/MRP Software

  • Experience with bills of materials and routings for electronic assemblies

  • Experience in inventory monitoring and control

  • Experience with electrical, electronic and mechanical drawings and assemblies

  • Experience with production documentation and methods of measure and control

  • Experience with JDE, QuickBooks and MiSYS software desired

COMPETENCES, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE:

  • Highly motivated individual with good oral and written communication and presentation skills

  • Ability to interface with all levels of employees and customers

  • Excellent computer skills including use of Word, Excel, Access, and other software

  • Initiative and willingness to take on multiple projects

  • Detail oriented

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EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical-energy solutions for the transportation and industrial markets. Exide’s 130 years of technology innovation combined with operations in more than 80 countries enables the company to deliver compelling solutions for the world’s current and future power needs. Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products, serving the Transportation, Industrial Network Power and Motive Power market segments with battery and energy storage systems and specialty applications for a broad range of industries including: agricultural, automotive, electric, light and heavy-duty truck, marine, materials handling, military, mining, powersport, railroad, security, telecommunications, utility and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), among others. Exide is Powering the World Forward - history and scale combined with a start-up mentality make Exide the right choice for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier.

Requisition ID 2019-2498

Category Manufacturing - Operations and Maintenance

Position Type Regular Full-Time

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