Production Manager

  • Company: Through Executive Search by KPMG
  • Date posted: 17 Feb
  • Ref. Code: INT-PM-1413

Description / Requirements

Our client is a leading multinational manufacturing company.


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the right incumbent will be in charge of the production function, directing, planning and coordinating the manufacturing activities in order to ensure cost-effectiveness, on-time delivery and high quality.


  • Holds responsibility for the production function, including development and management of the respective budget, implementation of goals and monitoring of performance, while ensuring cost effectiveness and consistency with prescribed quality, accuracy and performance standards.
  • Prepares and submits operating reports to the management, regarding current production status and recommendations for improvements in efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Coordinates and recommends procedures for facility and equipment maintenance and/or replacement of machines. Submits capital requests as necessary.
  • Develops and implements cost reduction initiatives using technologies, best practices and efficiency analysis.
  • Ensures compliance of the section’s operations with the company policy and the local regulations, as well as develops implements and maintains standards along with the quality assurance department.
  • Participates in the continuous improvement of production processes, by proposing and implementing solutions and improvements.
  • Is responsible for the continuous development of the direct reporting team.
  • Ensures the implementation of HR processes and procedures for own area of accountability, such as salary increases, recruitment, dismissals, performance reviews, promotions and training.

Candidate profile

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or Engineering. Master’s Degree will be considered as a plus.
  • A track record of career progression in production operations.
  • 7-10 years experience in production management, of which 4-5 in a managerial role, preferably within a multinational manufacturing company (e.g. food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemical etc)
  • International experience will be considered as additional asset.
  • Fluency in English and PC literacy.
  • Strong leadership abilities and proven people management skills.
  • Planning and organizing skills.
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and team working mentality.
  • Quality & Results orientation


The company offers an attractive remuneration package and career prospects within a dynamic working environment.