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Position: MANAGING DIRECTOR (Plant Manager) in a Multinational European company (client confidentiality)

Company: Mercuriurval

Location: Other state Type: Full-time Posted: 2022-11-26 Deadline: Contact Person: Julia Larsen-Disney Contact Details:

Managing Director (Plant Manager) in North China in a Multinational European based company (client confidentiality)

For our client, a Multinational European company, Mercuri Urval (MU) China is looking for a

Managing Director-Plant Manager

The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the entire operations of a manufacturing plant with over 2000 employees in total, including the management and coordination of daily activities to ensure high performance and production continuity
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed in the factory
  • Provide leadership to ensure effective utilization of plant personnel and equipment
  • Collaborate with functional departments in the implementation of improvements
  • Investigate and implement optimisation in manufacturing processes to reduce costs and improve product quality
  • Manage external and internal key stakeholders


The ideal candidate has:


  • Engineering background, a business management degree is a plus
  • Proven track record in production management, experience in the heavy industry is preferred.
  • 10+ years’ experience in managing a cross functional team in a global organisation
  • Solid management experience as a leader in China with strong communication skills to bridge with European HQ and global functions
  • Experience in dealing with mechanical products, heavy industry engineering would be a plus
  • Total fluency in English, Chinese language skill is a plus, but not a requirement


The role offers:


  • The opportunity to be part of a global company that is a market leader and follows pursues further growth
  • Reporting directly to the CEO in Europe, being part of the leadership team and having access to key decision making
  • Leading and growing a capable and experienced functional team, being tasked to regain the momentum of growth
  • Competitive compensation package

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