7 days ago

Head Operation

Network Selection AG

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Head Operation

Our client belongs to a diversified industrial group with a focus on high-end manufacturing equipment. As a traditional company, this SME has become a successful leading provider of key components for the textile machine industry. The gained knowledge from the core textile business has allowed applying this expertise to other applications in other growing industries. To strengthen the operational excellence and to optimize the manufacturing processes and the productivity, the organisation shall be completed with the newly created function of a Head Operation. Work location is the greater eastern Zurich area.

Head Operation

Challenging leadership function for a manufacturing specialist!

The position: The Head of Operation will have full responsibilities for the operations, including pre-production planning, purchasing, production, logistics and quality control. The position shall streamline processes providing sufficient flexibility to handle both textile and non-textile business; you assess current production processes and take actions to put lean philosophy in, to bring operations to world-class level. Your goals are improving production efficiency and labour productivity, shortening delivery lead-time and better quality and last but not least reducing production cost. You identify and develop the key competencies of the operations department to support the company’s long-term strategy.  

The requirements: We are looking for an entrepreneurial personality, who brings along appropriate leadership experience and creative will. You convince with your methodical knowledge and assertiveness as well as the ability to inspire employees at all levels for the goals and the continuous improvement. You have a Bachelor or Master Degree in technical science (Production or Supply Chain) and have an excellent understanding for major quality improvement and a high process orientation after the Lean Management principles. Your analytical, networked thinking and your sense of feasible solutions characterize you as well as your self-confident, positive and exemplary actions. Your good German- and English skills (spoken and written) complete your profile.

The offer: The company is a part of an international growing group and you can expect a wealth of exciting tasks with a lot of creative freedom and ambitious goals. You will find interesting learning opportunities and the chance to expand your career within this international diversified group. You will be embedded within a leading provider of innovative solutions and acting company with a potential to grow fast. You are responsible for a challenging transformation to reach Operational Excellence through implementing lean transformation and by identifying and strengthening the core competitive advantages of the operations department. You will actively participate in the Management Team of the company with strategic and operational responsibility and actively lead a team of 50 professionals in the operations department. 
Are you ready for this challenge? Let’s talk about it! Candidates, that match the profile described above,are kindly invited to send their full application by pressing the "Apply Button". For further questions please call our office Network Selection AG +41 44 344 40 92 and ask for Celine Brunner or send an e-mail. Full confidentiality is ensured. We are looking forward to your response!

Network Selection AG
Frau Céline Brunner
+41 44 344 40 92