Plans, directs and controls all manufacturing activities within the company. Coordinates operating activities so that approved products are manufactured on schedule, within quality standards and cost objectives.
Additional duties involve the estimation of manufacturing capacity, production and materials control, warehousing and site facilities, maintenance, industrial engineering and other manufacturing support activities.
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do
Responsibility for overseeing and directing the site to ensure business development growth and the attainment of profit and operations goals.
Accountable for assessment of existing and potential markets and developing and maintaining strategic alliances with key customers.
Regular interaction with executives and major clients involving influencing and / or persuading customers and negotiations.
Demonstrating positive human relations and leadership skills that are effective at all levels of the organization.
Direct execution and development of the necessary functional and process competencies in order to deliver customer solutions in a rapid response time frame at the lowest possible costs.
Functional responsibilities will include, but not be limited to Engineering, Procurement, Materials Management, Quality, Warehousing and Logistics, Business Excellence, cross functional Human Resource and Financial responsibility.
Being role model for the whole site, guaranteeing the necessary bridge between the global corporation and the local site specifications.
Here is some of what you’ll need
Mechanical Engineering degree
BSc. / Master in International Business preferred
Experience in the automotive industry
Profound understanding of operations, proven experience in sales, great strategic competencies
Convincing leadership skills, intercultural awareness and ability to implement the corporate vision into strategic goals giving direction to the local site
Ability to build and maintain trustful relationships with customers
Some extent of international travelling needs to be expected
Leading with passion for the Customer, the business, the high business complexity and having the ability to explore new opportunities
Striving for excellence while maintaining the innovative and industry leader positioning of the site
Languages : fluent in German & English, any additional language being a benefit
We are looking for someone who is
Passionately focused on the customer
Disciplined executor of responsibilities
Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
Relentless drive to win