Firma: Hays Poland Sp. z o.o.
Miasto/Region:Lublin / lubelskie
Your new company
A privately owned International business who specialise in the development and production of digital display systems technology. An extremely dynamic and successful business that is developing a new production plant in Poland due to growth. This greenfield start up project aims to employ 250 FTE within 2/3 years from the start of production and is seeking a Managing Director to lead this operation in Poland.
Your new role
As Managing Director (Poland), reporting directly to the Board (Germany), this individual has overall strategic, operational and P&L responsibility for the plant in Poland, as well as being a crucial member of the leadership team within the business.
Core responsibilities will include development of on-site strategies for production, supply chain and logistics; definition of new processes and operational measures in line with the Global company strategy; full responsibility for costs, budgets and compliance with legal provisions; implementing structures and functions to ensure successful operations; personnel planning and organisation to guarantee smooth production processes according to costs, timelines and quality criteria; and leading, motivating and developing circa 250 employees on-site.
What you'll need to succeed
Our client is seeking an experienced leader with a proven background in creating and driving forward initiatives within a startup production site. This individual will be a hands on, cost-focused manager with experience of optimising processes within a technical operational site.
The successful candidate will have graduated in industrial engineering or similar with a strong commercial background and have a proven track record of managing a production site and of supply chain management. Experience in process improvement, quality management, purchasing and logistics is essential, as well as experience in P&L accountability and fluency in English and Polish. Leadership experience, ideally in complex matrix organisations and experience with ERP-Systems is highly desirable.
The successful incumbent will be a solutions orientated individual with a good understanding of lean processes. The ideal profile will be that of an experienced Manager/Director from within a mid-sized firm, however those with experience of leading a smaller entity from within a larger organisation will also be considered. A proven background of leading a start up production site is essential.
What you'll get in return
The successful candidate will report directly to the Board and will be given full autonomy for operations within Poland. You will be joining an extremely successful International business during a period of extensive growth, and you will work with the Management Board in implementing strategy that will directly impact the future success of the business.