Group Leader - Manufacturing Engineering Administration

Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Group Leader – Manufacturing Engineering Administration

Manufacturing Engineering Department

Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the sole Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility outside of Japan. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot fully-integrated automotive OEM – meaning our manufacturing process begins with coils of steel and ends with the high-quality vehicles you see out on the roads. We employ 6500+ Associates, both production and administrative, all under one roof.

SIA is the safest automotive manufacturing plant in the United States and is also a pillar in the community due to its numerous fundraising activities held onsite, donations to local charities and plentiful volunteer opportunities. SIA is a frontrunner in environmental stewardship being the first Zero-Landfill automotive manufacturing plant and the first to have its campus designated a backyard wildlife habitat. SIA has grown tremendously since its 1989 beginnings and continues to be an example of success within the automotive industry.


Outline of duties:


  • Assist in managing plant capital budget processes.
  • Assist in administering department expense budget processes.
  • Assist in managing plant asset control activities.
  • Develop budget and training group staff.
  • Lead and develop CAP program staff.
  • Collect, interpret, organize, analyze, and report capital budget for plant to multiple parties.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • 4-year business or engineering degree in a related field or equivalent experience in industry
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and manage multiple schedules.
  • Strong background in SAP systems
  • Ability to analyze and present complex financial data.
  • Excellent analytical skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task
  • High degree of self-motivation
  • Above average communication skills- good written, verbal communication skills to communicate with multiple parties.
  • Must be able to work weekday and weekend overtime as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Previous experience in a budget control supervisory position
  • Experience in automotive or component manufacturing budgetary systems
  • Previous experience leading and developing staff members.
  • Knowledge of IFRS & GAAP budget rules and theory
  • Ability to explain budget and financial information in plain terms.



Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce.


Nearest Major Market: Lafayette