Parts Value Stream Manager

Date: May 2, 2023

Location: Madison, IN, US, 47250

Company: Dover Corporation

Part of Dover Corporation’s Engineered Systems segment, Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is a strong, diverse and dynamic global leader in the vehicle service industry. VSG comprises 13 major vehicle lifting, wheel service, diagnostic and collision repair brands: Rotary Lift®, Chief®, Forward®, Direct-Lift®, Ravaglioli, Hanmecson®, Revolution®, Elektron, Blitz, Nogra, Butler, Space and Sirio.

Position Title: Parts and Accessories Value Stream Manager

Position Summary:

Working across functions, establish a clear growth strategy while embracing digital platforms to accelerate both growth and performance to create a world class level Parts and Accessories organization.   Manages, directs and coordinates overall Parts and Accessories value stream(s) operations.  Works closely with Product Managers and Sales Team to develop stocking, delivery, and cost solutions to optimize revenue and margin within the Value Stream.  Monitors the profitability of the product lines in their area, and manages volume, payroll, and all other expense and variance categories to stabilize and maximize the gross margin.  Assures that on-time delivery and quality is maintained at levels to meet the top tier of the customer’s supplier ratings.  Engage and empower team members to create a culture of safety, continuous improvement, and personal development. 


Vehicle Services Group is a fully committed team-based organization.  The Value Stream Manager must be a leader and a coach, not a directive controller.  Accountability for value stream performance resides with the Value Stream Manager and s/he must accomplish the objectives through leadership, clear communication of objectives and goals, and positive employee engagement in our continuous improvement culture.


Company Overview:

Vehicle Service Group is the global leader in designing and manufacturing vehicle service, collision and automotive OEM equipment.  It is one of the founding companies of Dover Corporation, an eight billion dollar diversified global manufacturer.  VSG consists of fifteen leading vehicle lifting brands (Rotary, Forward, Blitz, Ravaglioli etc.), collision repair (Chief), wheel services, diagnostics (Butler, Rotary, Chief and Ravaglioli) and tier-one automotive brands (Warn Automotive) with operations worldwide, including regional business operation centers and large manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe and Asia. 


Essential Functions:

  • Create a safe work environment. 
  • Leads the Value Stream to attain all operational goals in safety, quality, cost of production, cost of purchasing, inventory accuracy, delivery costs, and delivery performance.
  • Leads the creation and implementation of tactical plans to achieve VSG’s Strategic Vision.  Extends VSG’s Strategic Vision to production leaders, supervisors, and team members.
  • Continuously works to reduce product net costs.
  • Leads efficient use of capital spending and utilization.
  • Consistently exceeds customer expectations for product delivery and quality.
  • Provides training and leadership and represents a positive, enthusiastic role model so as to create a positive place to work.
  • Ensures the application of VSG Policies to manufacturing operations.
  • Participates in long-range plant expansion, conversion, equipment, and workforce planning.
  • Reviews and approves recommendations of production leaders and supervisors in matters of personnel.
  • Represents VSG in the community and promotes the organization’s goodwill and interests in community activities.
  • Coaches team leaders and supervisors on leadership development and assists in creating development and training plans.  Provides performance feedback and develops succession plan for area(s) of responsibility.
  • Works with Corporate and Facility support services, such as I.T., Human Resources/Training, Quality, Accounting/Finance and Maintenance to acquire and coordinate needed services for specific areas of responsibility.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  • Responsible for prompt and regular attendance as scheduled.
  • Accountable for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance in assigned area.  Responsible for design and operating effectiveness of internal controls, including a self-assessment and report to management.
  • Accountable for developing and monitoring processes and practices necessary for legal and ethical compliance in assigned area.
  • Work safely and without injury.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Required Education and/or Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in business administration or in a pertinent technical field. 
  • Eight or more years of diverse management experience including work with production, accounting, information systems, materials planning, logistics, human resources, engineering and purchasing.


Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated successful performance in complex machining and assembly manufacturing environment, inventory management, cost analysis, warehousing and logistics. 
  • Demonstrated ability to understand, analyze, and manage the profitability of a product line under a P&L structure.  This includes the ability to present results, priorities, and actions, and to engage the work team to achieve those priorities.
  • Working knowledge of commonly used business software products such as spreadsheets, word processing and database management.
  • Demonstrated successful leadership in driving performance through lean and continuous improvement methodology.  Visual management systems, metrics, and employee engagement.
  • Must have career history characterized by strong employers operating in growth environments, stability in employment and success in assignments. 
  • Must have history of impeccable integrity, ethics and fair play. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to effectively problem-solve.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Ability to manage/facilitate projects in a team environment.


Physical and Visual Activities:

Standing, Walking, Sitting, Lifting, Carrying, Balancing, Stooping, Reaching, Handling, Feeling, Talking, Hearing, Acuity-Far, Acuity-Near, Depth Perception, and Field of Vision.


Physical Demands:

May require a combination of sitting, standing, and walking.  May require lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance. 


Environment/Atmospheric Conditions:

This position is performed in an office environment.  May be necessary to work in a shop environment as job duties require.  May be exposed to loud operating machinery, cold temperatures, chemicals, and vapors.


Machines, Tools, Equipment, Software:

Personal computer, fax machine, copy machine, other office equipment, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint.  May minimally operate shop equipment such as assembly presses, manual and CNC machines, basic hand tools.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Indiana : Madison

Sub Division : VSG NSA

Job Requisition ID : 41284

Nearest Major Market: Bloomington Indiana
Nearest Secondary Market: Seymour

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