Product Manager - Powertrain

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Location: Lafayette, IN, US, 47905

Company: Subaru

Powertrain Product Manager

Manufacturing Department – Powertrain Section

Direct Hire salaried role with Premium-Free benefits


Company Overview: Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. or “SIA”, located in Lafayette, Indiana, is the only Subaru vehicle manufacturing facility in North America. SIA is a 4.4 million square foot 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:


  • Direct management of salaried Powertrain Group Leaders and indirect management of the Section’s hourly Associates.
  • Oversee and support daily staffing needs
  • Management and oversight of Section TPM, Kaizen and Training activities
  • Ensure compliance to all SIA policies and procedures
  • Responsibility for Safety of all Associates in section
  • Support all budget planning/controls
  • Other duties as assigned by Section Management


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership, Management, or related field.
  • Previous supervisory experience within a manufacturing facility
  • Proven communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Ability to prepare and perform presentations for all relevant subjects
  • Willingness and ability to rotate between 1st and 2nd shift assignments on a schedule or as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Experience in Automotive Manufacturing Management
  • Experience in Powertrain Operations



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

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette