Operations Director (m/f) · Trendsetting Consumer Goods Jobs

DCO CONSULTING, Guangdong Province, China

About Company:

We are a leading innovator, manufacturer and marketer of trendsetting consumer goods “with an electronic touch”. We target the markets for dynamic sports, outdoor sports and domestic use as well as other select market sectors, and – as the subsidiary of another prestigious global brand leader – we are focusing on reaching the next higher business level internationally.

As one of the industry’s leaders in a multitude of major niche market segments in North America, Asia and Europe and with global manufacturing operations in China employing far more than 1,000 staff, we are well positioned to expand and extend our product-ranges and to commercialize additional growth opportunities.

About this job:

To efficiently manage and modernize our production site in Guangdong Province, we are looking to recruit an ambitious and entrepreneurial person who should be

  • an expert in manufacturing process management, and
  • a strongly results oriented strategic thinker capable of visionary leadership, as

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With a college degree in mechanical, electrical, manufacturing or process engineering preferably with an MBA, you will, in close collaboration with your direct reports, plan, organize, lead and control all production and plant related responsibilities including sourcing, warehousing and distribution. For this reason you must have a track record showing longstanding technical expertise and professional experience in one of the above disciplines and in shop-floor management, as well as an industrial background in a position and a company of similar international business significance. In order to successfully qualify for the role you will need a thorough understanding of lean manufacturing principles and process improvement techniques and tactics. This will enable you to facilitate efficient, cost-effective and profitable operations, utilizing state-of-the-art automation to drive dramatic productivity increase. You will develop equipment capacity needs and capital expenditure plans in compliance with business demands and sales forecasts. You will possess strong communication skills, team-spirit and the ability to train, motivate and manage subordinates across departmental boundaries to achieve specified goals and comply with production standards, policies, and procedures besides job safety and other legal regulations. With an eye toward optimal customer satisfaction, you will know how to identify and eliminate bottlenecks. You will also have a proven understanding of quality and quality systems in a comparable industrial environment where injection molding is coupled with basic electronics. The capability of evaluating and possibly implementing subcontracting and/or outsourcing measures is taken for granted. Fluent oral and written command of Mandarin, English and – preferably - German as well as MS Office plus ERP literacy will allow you to smoothly liaise with international colleagues and to report directly to the President at global headquarters in Germany. Our ideal candidate will either already reside in China/Asia or have had an expatriate assignment in China/Asia with the desire to move back to the region, including an individual of Chinese origin working and living in a Western nation, or working for a Western company in China/Asia, Europe, or the US.


Hinweis für deutschsprachige Leser: Um diese Stellenanzeige durch die Eingabe hiesiger Suchbegriffe besser auffinden zu können, fügen wir hier eine Auswahl bedeutsamer Keywords ein: Konsumgüter, Freizeitgebrauch, Sport, berufliche Anwendungen, Produktionsleiter, Werksleiter, Diplom-Ingenieur, Technik, Automatisierung, Maschinenbau, Elektronik, Produktionstechnik, Produktionsprozess, Fertigung, Logistik, Herstellung, Supply Chain, Wertschöpfungskette, Ausrüstung, Werkstattmanagement, FMEA, SMED, Kaizen, Kanban, Takt time, TPM, TQM, Six Sigma, schlanke Produktion, Effizienzsteigerung, Kostenreduzierung, Nordamerika, China, Europa.

How to apply:

If you are interested in this exciting and challenging role with great prospects for advancement, we would like to get to know you.

Please send an application that tells us as much as possible about you with details of your income to the recruitment consultants assigned by us, initially by e-mail to: application@dco-consulting.com.

You are assured of strict discretion and that any information you may have marked as confidential will not be passed on.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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