Internal Factory Manager

Location Flora, IL, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, more than 40,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.


  • On an annual basis, will prepare an operating budget for Manufacturing with the assistance of Accounting. The budget will consist of manufacturing departmental budgets which have been reviewed by the Plant Manager. The first draft of the annual budget process is due approximately March 15 of each year or before if required.
  • Prepare monthly production efficiency reports that accurately describe all production operations. This report will include equipment utilization, efficiencies, scrap, and other related performance indicators that will provide a clear picture of how the overall operation is performing.
  • To lead by example and to motivate individuals and teams toward intended objectives with the overall central objective of achieving company goals while providing a high degree of customer satisfaction. The incumbent is expected to be active on the production floor daily as much time as possible.
  • To vigorously support the Strategic Quality efforts at HEC and achieve both the associated short and long-term goals of the company.
  • Coordinate closely with the Operations Readiness Manager in the planning, construction, installation and tooling of production equipment and facilities.
  • To ensure and support continuous improvement process in the manufacturing operation.
  • Provide leadership and support, setting of goals and monitoring progress and training through performance evaluations.




Education, Skills and Experience

  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of experience in a manufacturing environment, effectively leading a plant team in quality, cost control and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • BS degree in Engineering or related technical discipline; MSE or MBA preferred.  
  • Knowledge in lean manufacturing, process engineering and operations management required.
  • Must have global automotive market, customer and competitive business understanding.
  • Must be professionally aggressive 


  • All team members assigned to the Manufacturing team.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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HELLA Electronics Corporation
Ms. Sherylynn Hostettler
1101 Vincennes Avenue
Flora, Illinois 62839