Production Manager - Plastics Production

Arthur Hunt s.r.o.

Place of work
Nitra Region
Contract type
Wage (gross)
5 000 EUR/monthThe final salary amount will be defined based on the successful candidate´s experience and seniority.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Managing the whole production (injection molding processes and toolshop) to achieve targeted level of profitability, quality, and delivery service
• Leading Production Supervisors + Head of Toolshop, in total supervizing up to 60 people
• Having functional responsibility over maintenance and process to assure outstanding level of equipment stability, safety, ergonomics and cost efficiency
• Representing the plant in front of its customers and suppliers
• Managing the team in order to reach individual and collective objectives set
• Evaluating team members performance, setting continuous progress objectives, and assuring evolution of the team´s performance (training, promotion, job rotating)
• Ensuring compliance with all internal / external regulations
• Managing internal budget, being able to propose adjustment for the team personal and department costs, pending on planning demand
• Managing all company standards and facilitating the reporting to shared functions and to the Plant Manager
• Assuring highest level of security and safety in the execution of daily job, and maintaining similar level for the team members
• Understanding customer requirements and ensuring their application
• Assuring daily production in regards to customer demand and establishing production planning in compliance with corporate / site standards
• Tracking continuously the production performance, measuring any deviation, and developing action plans to keep targets
• Assuring daily personal adjustments to cope to the customer demand
• Establishing and maintaining outstanding working conditions for the staff
• Controlling and driving safety, quality, delivery and costs standards
• Escalating in case of deviations
• Applying continuous actions for scrap reduction, effectiveness increase
• Supporting industry 4.0 implementation
• Acting as operations representative in any new product programs
• Assuring pre-production for any new program, in respect with the corporate and site standards
• Establishing all actions to get a smooth start-up: being an active program team member, ensuring recruitment, training, standard implementation, TPM deployment, test and control, goals set-up, coordinating any open issues associated to production / quality and material management
• Developing, proposing and implementing all continuous improvement plans, piloting continous improvement working groups
• Making sure that all the team members are active in the continuous improvement plans
• Tracking continuously the quality performance (internal and external) towards targets, measuring any deviations, developing action plans to keep targets
• Meeting customers and suppliers to discuss all quality issues, improvement plans
• Tracking continuously the logistics performance (internal and external) towards targets, measure any deviations, developing action plans to keep targets
• Proposing operations budget (operations and capital spending)
• Tracking continuously the cost/profit performance, measuring any deviations, developing action plans to keep targets, addressing any budget over-run and coping to the departmental stretched budget
• Reviewing and reporting on a monthly basis the departmental budget
• Ensuring compliance with all the safety, security, cleanliness, 5S, ergonomics and environment rules, as well as all legal requirements
• Implementing safety and environmental corrective actions following any incident, accident or non-conformity result after an audit

Information about the selection process

We will contact only chosen candidates, thank you for your understanding.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Automotive industry, manufacture of transport equipment

Our client is an international manufacturing company, located in the Nitra region.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

• Proven track of manufacturing related experience with hands on operational knowledge
• Experience in Operations Manager / Production Manager positions
• Knowledge of automotive process
• Experience with injection molding machines and toolshop
• Strong knowledge of manufacturing concepts, analysis, techniques, principles and practices (Kaizen, FMEA, PM Systems, material flow)
• Knowledge in LEAN manufacturing concepts and tools
• Clear understanding of budget related issues
• Experience with working in organizations with a strong safety culture mindset
• Fluent knowledge of English language
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, ERP systems, project software
• High level of leadership skills
• Targets-oriented, dynamic and polyvalent
• Strong aptitude and skill in organizational discipline, project management and analyzing and interpreting several types of data
• Ability to analyze, interpret, organize, classify and structure multiple pieces of information and metrics accurately
• Ability to critically think using logic and analysis to identify the strengths and weaknesses of different business approaches
• Ability to successfully function under pressure
• Excellent operation organizational skills coupled with follow-up, problem solving, team building, and planning
• Must be process driven and show assertiveness when completing assignments and other responsibilities


Brief description of the company

Established in 1991, the company is a leading Human Resources Consulting provider and ranks amongst the largest executive search companies in Europe.

Number of employees

5-9 employees


Contact person: Katarína Bittalová, MBA
Tel.: +421252632761
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4500292  Dátum zverejnenia: 13.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 5 000 EUR/month