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Production Manager

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Production Manager in Sibiu for Sykatec GmbH

Technology comes into shape

As a system partner for innovative metal processing and cabling, Sykatec in Sibiu sets standards in production and logistics. Many years of experience in supplying rail and industrial technology have strengthened our competencies: bending, punching, welding and painting as well as building complex cable harnesses. The locations of Sykatec in Sibiu and Erlangen act as one team and both benefit from the parent group Siemens. Various central services and career programs ensure high quality standards and employee satisfaction.

Reporting to the General Manager in Sibiu, you will lead the production activities within Siemens Sykatec.

You will be responsible for:

·         Leading, planning, organizing, and running day-to-day production operations to exceed our customers’ expectations

·         Strong focus on Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Inventory

·         Responsible with the following production departments: Cables, Metal, Welding, and Painting

·         Increasing our competitive advantage by constantly planning and implementing productivity measures to reach the plant’s budget in terms of productivity and proftitability targets

·         Allocate resources effectively and fully utilize assets to produce optimal results

·         Process optimizations, procedures, and instruction updates in alignment with the Quality & Technical departments

·         Plan and implement needed investments to improve productivity and provide production capacity consistent with sales volume objectives and support manufacturing strategy

·         Develop new leaders, and increase employee competency level

·         Establish and maintain a professional relationship with all employees’ representative levels

·         Align and have a strong collaboration with colleagues from Germany

·         Act as an entrepreneur – reflected in your actions and your daily contact with our customers

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

·         Bachelor or master’s degree, typically within Industrial/Mechanical Engineering

·         Minimum 5 years of experience as Production Manager in industrial/automotive/manufacturing environment, leading +400 employees in 3 and 4 shifts

·         Experience with High Volume – High-Mix serial production

·         Strong process mindset with Lean manufacturing experience

·         Experience with CNC machines, automation, metal manufacturing, welding, and painting processes would be an advantage

·         Result and solution-oriented with inter-personal skills and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

·         Being able to communicate at all levels in the organization

·         To be accountable, ability to create accountability and to lead by example

·         Strong team building, decision-making, and people management & development skills

·         Collaborating well with key functions like Finance, Purchasing, Logistics, Quality, and other functions from Germany

·         Ability to prioritize and to work under pressure

·         Participate actively during audits and customer visits

·         Good command of the English language, German would be an advantage

·         Knowledge of MS Office; SAP is an advantage

Siemens Sykatec, str. Barcelona, Sibiu, Romania, 550018


Organization: Portfolio Companies

Company: SIMEA SIBIU S.R.L.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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