MADRID – SEAT SA CEO James Muir, on the job since Sept. 1, recently warned he was unhappy with the performance of the auto maker’s white-collar workforce. “We need to build a winning team,” he said. Earlier this week, he made a move in that direction, as SEAT announced plans to trim 330 management jobs –mainly director and supervisor positions. The figure represents 6% of the auto maker’s 5,750 white-collar positions. The auto maker employs another 7,500 people in manufacturing ...

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