Plant Manager

Plant Manager

Job Title: Plant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hamburg
Salary: Excellent Salary, bonus and Car
Contact Name: Janine Clark
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 28, 2018 17:28

Job Description

My client is a world class global manufacturer serving the rail and automotive industry. Due to recent restructure they are now looking to recruit a Plant Manager to join their operational senior team in Germany.


The primary purpose of this role will be to direct and manage all plant operations with overall responsibility for production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities to ensure products are produced meeting company objectives relating to safety, productivity, quality and costs.



  • Coordinates plant activities through departmental managers to ensure corporate, group, and plant objectives are met.
  • Develops and controls profits, plans, and budgets.
  • Establish business objectives and needs for the medium and long-term;
  • Deploys corporate Lean Manufacturing and other productivity initiatives.
  • Implements cost-effective systems of control over capital, operating expenditures, staffing, wages, and salaries.
  • Oversees capital asset maintenance, including maintaining existing plant facilities and equipment, and replacing or making adjustments to plant facilities and equipment when necessary.
  • Oversees preventive and/or predictive maintenance programs.
  • Incorporates safety, shop floor organization, and plant cleanliness among plant personnel.
  • Provides leadership and training to accomplish company goals and objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with country regulations.
  • Develop & lead customized strategies for all products, customers and specific projects with the sales team.
  • Establish and develop key links with other Braking teams with a view to growing sales
  • Identify & track key performance indicators, Top 10 objectives where applicable
  • Annual Business & Strategic Plans: Develop workable business plans and submit in a timely manner
  • Drive improved fill rates and eliminate past dues


Your Profile - PLANT MANAGER

  • University degree (technical, preferable)
  • Very good knowledge of English and fluent in German
  • Experience in use of Six Sigma tools, with Lean, Black belt or Greenbelt certification preferred
  • Multi-year experience as site manager or product line manager
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing operations, cost control and project management
  • Proven operations experience in a world-class manufacturing facility



For more information please forward your details and CV to along with your current salary and package.