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Production Director


Our client is operating in consumer goods industry. For their growing organization we are looking for a Manufacturing Director.

Role:   Manufacturing Director reporting to Assistant General Manager - Manufacturing.

Areas of Responsibilities:

  • Committed and innovative in developing people and is recognized as an expert in mentoring and coaching individual and team performances, while visibly demonstrating the core values of the company every day leadership style.
  • Develops, introduces and continually fosters a continuous improvement process within the unit and has excellent communication skills.
  • Presents and interfaces with large employee group meetings, visitors, customers, vendors.
  • Assures key performance indexes such as safety, quality, on time delivery, and productivity are achieved for the area of responsibility.
  • Drives teams at the pull of the customer by aligning production output as required to customer demand.
  • Drives LEAN culture with a focus on continuous improvement and employee development.
  • Establishes key business initiatives (Six Sigma, Shared Leadership, Employee Involvement, etc.) and sponsors involvement, direction and accountability.
  • Initiates partnerships between disciplines (engineering, materials management, quality, equipment engineering and new product development) in order to achieve the unit’s objectives.
  • Responsible for maintaining and improving all factory processes and related metrics. Production Efficiency, cycle times, Capacity, capabilities and others as needed.
  • Develop and execute financial budgets by setting aggressive department goals that support the Company’s current and future objectives.
  • Develop and execute investment projects regarding his/her division.
  • Ensures and champions adherence to regulatory and EHS requirements. Ensures compliance to quality systems and partners with Quality function in setting direction for production.
  • Champions effective employee relations and communications.
Role Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or engineering related fields
  • A demonstrated track record of people and organization leadership at middle management level required.
  • Qualified to train and utilize key Lean / Continuous Improvement disciplines (ie. Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Line Balancing, Visual Management, Lean Daily Management, 6 Sigma, 5S, Kanban, TPM, MTM, Problem Solving, FMEA, etc.)
  • Experience in performing manufacturing tasks as per daily manufacturing plans, SAP BoM and routings.
  • Minimum of 8 years technical professional experience, plus 5 plus years people management experience in a manufacturing environment,
  • Strong understanding and extensive experience in plastic injection, sheet metal manufacturing and assembly processes.  
  • Ability to participate in and lead moderately complex cross-functional technical projects.
  • The Manufacturing Director position is located in Merzifon.
  • Ability to travel within Turkey and abroad.




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