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Plant Manager

Signium International

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Selice
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 4 500 EUR/month4,500 EUR net
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Our client is one of the leading producers of high-quality furniture in the field of upholstered furniture. The role is based in Slovakia.

Main Accountabilities

• Monitoring the daily operations of the plant, by supervising the
production, engineering, quality and support departments
• Focusing on the continuous improvement of the productivity,
effectiveness, and efficiency
• Overseeing various activities related to quality, productivity, safety,
supply chain management
• Analysing the existing processes in the production and identifying
opportunities to optimise them in order to increase factory
• Analysing production metrics and data to determine areas to
improve and implement new strategies to reach objectives
• Optimising the productive time for the employees by eliminating
unnecessary processes
• Creating a performance driven company culture
• Negotiating between various labour relations and performing regular
appraisals for personnel and recommending changes in salary as
per requirement
• Being responsible for ensuring the company wide programs,
policies, and procedures are implemented effectively within the

Professional Skills & Competencies

• Experience in managing a production plant or the production
department of a company in the upholstery productions field
• Extended experience in production, gained in companies with
manufacturing processes
• Strong operational experience, with full responsibility in managing
all the departments of a manufacturing plant
• Experience in labor intensive upholstery productions and
certifications in Refa or similar would be highly appreciated
• Experience in mapping and improving production processes, with a
continuous improvement focused min-set
• Proven experience in production and process optimisation in order
to reach and exceed agreed production levels at required quality
• Leadership and influencing abilities, ensuring the integration and
close collaboration throughout departments
• Experience in building and developing large teams
• Fluency in English and German; Slovak or Hungarian are a must

Personality Profile

• Decision maker, performance and results-driven
• Continuous improvement focused mind set
• People-oriented
• Self – motivated personality, aiming to constantly professional
• Very good communication and team management abilities
• Strong organizational and entrepreneurial skills, with proven track
record in building effective structures in a competitive environment
• Strong leader, able to generate and lead by example a cultural
change towards continuous improvement
• Located in or able to relocate to Slovakia

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Wood processing, manufacture of wood products, manufacture of furniture

Our client is one of the leading producers of high-quality furniture in the field of upholstered furniture.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Language skills

Slovak - Advanced (C1) or English - Upper intermediate (B2) or German - Upper intermediate (B2) or Czech - Advanced (C1)

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

Experience in Upholstery or furniture is mandatory.


Brief description of the company

Signium - Stein & Partner is a leading German executive search recruitment company in CEE, with 27 years of experience, specializing in the placement of top and middle management positions across the region. For more information, visit:

Signium - Stein & Partner is part of Signium International, a leading global Executive Search & Leadership Services partnership with over 70 years of experience and more than 40 offices in key cities around the world. Established by a founding member of McKinsey, the organization follows an integrated consulting approach focusing on implementing lasting leadership solutions. Signium is also a founding member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC) and commits to the AESC Professional Code of Conduct and Best Practices. Signium – Stein & Partner is also a member of the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants (AESC).

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Number of employees

10-19 employees