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ASC-Asia Success Company , Shanghai, China

About Company:

ASC – Asia Success Company is one of Europe’s leading consulting companies, with a focus on Asia. Our client is a leading European company for automations’ solutions, who has asked us to fill the position of Production Manager for their factory in Shanghai.

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German Parent Company

The German company creates drive and automation system solutions for numerous different applications with a broad and innovative product range and extensive know-how. More than 800 employees generate a Year-end- turnover in a range of EUR 150 million.

The Company in Shanghai

is well established for more than 10 years with sustainable double-digit growth over the years.

The company is about to expand with new production lines. For this reason we are searching for a Production Manager. As Production Manager you will be member of the local management team directly reporting to the General Manager.

About this job:

Production /Operation Director  China

Reporting to: General Manager China / COO Germany

Work location: Shanghai

The ideal candidate is a top Chinese Manager with an engineering background especially on the electric/electronic field with a track record in the production and manufacturing.

The sales turn-over of about EUR 20 million will be double in 5 years.

The position is based in Shanghai. Currently employing about 80 employees and is reporting to GM, Shanghai and to COO in Germany.


  • Planning, organizing and monitoring of local production including assembly, testing and manufacturing engineering.
  • Optimization and development of production processes aiming for increased efficiency and endurance of high quality standards.
  • Continuous review and adaptation of lean processes and methods to fulfil customer expectations.
  • Prepare and realize the annual budget for Production and follow up on agreed performance targets as productivity, cost, headcount, capacities and stock.
  • Realize the budget in terms of productivity, costs, headcount, capacities, stock and investments.
  • Leading, coaching and developing employees within the Production team
  • Active development of employee qualification and increase of staff flexibility
  • Ensure close cooperation with other functions as purchasing, planning, order fulfillment and warehouse management.
  • Establish a close relationship and know-how transfer with the corresponding functions of Operations, Industrial Engineering and Product Development in Germany.
  • Drive, support and monitor strategic activities and projects.
  • Actively contribute to the future growth of the company as a member of the management team


  • University degree in electrical engineering
  • Several years of work experience as Production and/or Operations leader
  • Team oriented personality with strong communication and organisational skills paired with assertiveness and reliability
  • High level of engagement, flexibility and resilience
  • Good economic skills and entrepreneurial attitude
  • Business fluent English skills
  • Familiar with the use of ERP-systems and Microsoft applications
  • Good capacity
  • Quality Mindset
  • Absolutely reliable and trustworthy


Personality characteristics:

  • Excellence in leadership
  • Open-minded
  • Motivator with team spirit
  • Hands-on approach
  • Self-confident with a solid manager’s standing
  • Combined with: Readiness of mind, analytical thinking and flexibility
  • Able to act independently and on someone’s own responsibility
Native Language: Chinese
Working Experience: above 10 years
How to apply:

Mobile: 139 42827155 Jessica Wu

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