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Operations Manager, Production Plant

TARGET Executive Search

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Prešov Region
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 4 500 EUR/monthPlease consider this level only as indicative information. The final basic wage will be agreed with selected candidate to be motivating and in line with the company's remuneration policy in accordance with fair and market rules.
  • Start date: asap
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

For our client, an international producer of IT and industrial network components, we are looking for an Operations Manager of the Production Plant in eastern Slovakia. The winning candidate will take full responsibility for the plant in Slovakia, including its further technical development, an increase of the production efficiency, team coaching and full P/L responsibility. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically/production focused manager who has gained process/people/management experience in some international production companies, and would be open for the Nr.1 role in a medium-sized production plant with lots of independence. The client looks for a colleague who can value both trust and independence of this role and who brings can-do approach, customer focus, and a cooperative management style.

Ideal opportunity for a proactive, independent, and decisive leader who is ready to challenge the current status (production efficiency, attitude of colleagues), bring new ideas & change in the local company culture, stabilize and further develop the team.


- full responsibility for the Slovak operation (production efficiency, quality, business, P/L, people)
- manage overall production and ensure everything is aligned with the company production procedures- calculations, quality, production administration
- adjust, clean up and modernize the company processes so that they are aligned with mother company standards
- lead production team in a way that is more efficient and independent in decisions
- participate in the implementation of new machinery and technology in the plant and ensure its smooth operation
- entrust the colleagues and introduce a cooperative working environment

Expected date of completion of the selection process

30 October 2021 (there are still 11 more days)

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Other manufacturing

an international production company

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Driving licence


Experience in the position/sector


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- Ideally 10+ years of experience in the position of Operations/Technical/Production Manager preferably in order based production (electronics, automotive, machinery)
- Good understanding of international company standards, communication & reporting style
- University education (Engineering)
- Very good knowledge of English, German of advantage
- Technical thinking. Communication skills. Independent. Decisive
- Integrity, Flexibility, Customer-driven mind. Cooperative with a can-do attitude.
- Human approach. A leader with the ability to motivate the team and gain their trust


Brief description of the company

TARGET Executive Search is an International Executive Search Group focusing on "Headhunting" for Top and Senior Management across Central and Eastern Europe. TARGET Executive Search was founded in 1994 and today has offices in Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia.

Number of employees

5-9 employees

Company address

TARGET Executive Search
Zelená 2
811 01 Bratislava