Our client, a leading global provider of climate control solutions, is seeking a Production Manager for their Stuttgart plant. This is a direct hire, permanent opportunity with an International organization! The purpose of this position is the ensure all manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently by planning, coordinating and controlling the manufacturing process. The person in this role will be responsible for making sure all goods and services and produced efficiently and that the correct amount is produced at the right cost and level of quality.
Responsible for developing a long-term strategy for the improvement of safety and quality results
Developing, executing and maintaining fabrication and assembly operations to ensure all manufactured products meet the customer requirements
Applies Lean Manufacturing methods to the assembly area in an effort to reduce waste, scrap, rework and increase throughput, quality and productivity
Work with other team members to support Lean-Sigma initiatives
Reviews production schedules to ascertain product data such as types, quantities, and specifications of products and scheduled delivery dates in order to plan department operations
Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products
Training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems
Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
Proficient knowledge of production processes, general line maintenance, and staffing
Must have the ability to work in a cross-functional team environment with production, purchasing, engineering, sales, quality, finance and human resources
Must be a change agent and be willing to challenge current methods in seeking a more productive way to obtain results
Must be able to walk extensively during the workday, and stand for extended periods of time
This is a leadership role that requires the ability to delegate, plan, focus on customer needs and conflict management
Must have 5-10 years of proven Production Management experience
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or Business preferred
Must have a proven track record of increasing responsibility, proactive operations and production management in a fast paced environment
HVAC, Lean Manufacturing and Six-Sigma experience is a plus!
Must have a proven track record of change implementation and a solid knowledge of lean production management
If this sounds like a great opportunity for you, apply today!
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