October 2020

Head Of Production for leading and globally recognised footwear brand

Location: Germany

The Role

  • Planning, managing and controlling the production regarding quality, adherence to delivery dates and costs
  • Monitoring, planning and optimizing the production regarding machine availability, quality and quantity
  • Optimizing the workflow supported by MTM
  • Structure, implementation and further development of a system of indicators
  • Guaranteeing a smooth production flow considering the cost, occupancy and quality criteria
  • Capacity scheduling and monitoring indicators with common KPIs for production
  • Planning and optimizing the resource input and material expenses
  • Compliance with our quality standards
  • Close cooperation with the departments engineering, planning, logistics and quality management

The Person

  • Successfully completed a mechanical/ production/ industrial engineering study or a similar education.
  • Several years of professional experience in leading an industrial production, manufacturing technology, production planning and employee management, preferably in the shoe industry.
  • Several years of professional experience as plant manager, representative plant manager or production manager in a medium-sized company.
  • Very good comprehension for Lean-Management and experiences with the usage and implementation of MTM.
  • Professional experiences with the implementation of development and optimization projects and processes.
  • Strong communication skills, social competency and assertiveness.