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We Are Hiring:
Production Manager

This is a Permanent, Full-Time Post,
Siegen (Germany)

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For the further expansion of our production areas, we are looking for an addition to our team who is convincing both professionally and personally and creates added value for the company through anticipation, determination, responsiveness and high commitment and drives the further development.

For our location in Siegen we are looking for a Production Manager Germany (m/f/d) who is ready to grow with us and who is looking for an exciting and challenging job. You will report directly to the Director, Global Production & EHS and will be responsible for two production sites in Germany (Siegen and Bad Lippspringe) with direct responsibility for the Siegen production team and the Production Manager in Bad Lippspringe who is overseeing the local production team there.

Your tasks and responsibilities:
  • Management and organization of the production of the two german production locations in Siegen and Bad Lippspringe from economic and technical aspects, finalizing the installation, use and further development of the production module of the ERP system
  • Direct and motivating management of the employees on site in Siegen and management of the local Production Manager in Bad Lippspringe
  • Responsibility for organization, coordination and successful implementation of all production activities ("Make to Stock" and "Make to Order"), possibly in shifts or in shifted shifts, direct personnel responsibility and skills development for about 10 employees in Siegen; indirect responsibility for another 10 employees in Bad Lippspringe through the local Production Manager
  • Responsibility for the production budget in Germany (preparation, controlling and coordination)
  • Regional capacity, production and operational procurement planning, structuring, KPI based monitoring and optimization of production processes and layouts along with our production and quality engineering team
  • Implementation of the Sales forecast and other internal demands, and introduction of new / upgraded products in both locations
  • Ensuring efficient use of personnel, machines and materials while maintaining the required customer delivery quantity, delivery performance, product quality and  inventory levels
  • Compliance with ISO 9001 related as well as occupational safety and environmental requirements in the areas
  • Close cooperation with the areas of quality, R&D, process development, logistics and administration
  • Responsible for production reports
Your profile and skills:
  • Successfully completed technical studies, ideally mechanical engineering / mechatronics / data transmission with a focus on production technology or lean manufacturing technology or comparable qualifications
  • You have 5+ years of professional experience, at least 2 of which in a management position in a medium-sized company and above-average knowledge and experience in the required areas
  • You have a strong experience in using ERP Systems (Microsoft Dynamics Navision and Jira / Confluence are an advantage)
  • You have an anticipating, structured and analytical way of thinking as well as an independent and results-oriented way of working
  • You have experience in leadership in an intercultural environment and a hands-on mentality
  • Very Good written and spoken German and English knowledge
  • High communication skills, assertiveness, responsibility and willingness to travel
  • Experience in the areas of scalable small volumes / versioning of products / growing product mix, quality, aviation, carbon parts or / and electric motors are an advantage

Microdrones stands for diversity and equal rights. None of the above expressions should be discriminatory in terms of age, sex, ancestry, religion, belief or experience. We confirm that we are pleased to accept all applications from candidates of any age, gender, ancestry, religion, belief or experience.


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