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Cooler Production Manager (m/f)

Tradition and Innovation
Since 1919 the AKG Group is a specialist in the field of heat transfer. Our group of companies is financially sound, innovative and expanding. With about 2,800 employees at 12 locations in Europe, the Americas and Asia we develop and produce heat exchangers for a multitude of application areas and branches.
AKG Thermal Systems (Taicang) Co., Ltd. is a wholly owned subsidiary of the German based AKG Group and has been successful in China since 2003. With a strong in-house engineering team, we offer cooling solutions to local and Global Key Accounts. We cover a worldwide field of construction equipment, high-speed trains, high-performance cars, home appliances, agriculture, etc.
The successful candidate for this position will report to the Operations Manager (who also leads the Core production, Quality, Planning, Sample production, Maintenance & EHS departments) and will be included in the Talent Management Program.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Allocate resources (men, machines, material, time) in an efficient and environmental-conscious manner to ensure a smooth and economic production; this includes planning, directing and assigning duties of six supervisors and almost 150 manufacturing staff
  • Supervise and support supervisors so they can meet the production plan; monitor the daily production and solve production problems swiftly
  • Identify the need for manpower, incl. approval of overtime and recruiting (with HR) new employees
  • Compile, summarize and analyze production data and report
  • Organize and conduct department meetings on a regular basis
  • Ensure company regulations and procedures are implemented and followed by all employees
  • Assess training needs and oversee all production trainings
  • Perform regular Performance Evaluation of the Supervisors
  • Together with QC Department, actively ensure that production is following the valid company’s quality standard, maintaining a stable quality level
  • Organize related production people to analyze customer claims, draw up and implement action plan
  • Economize all energy consumption and control cost

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree or above, in mechanics or relevant engineering
  • >10 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment with 3-5 years in a management role, preferably in mechanical industry
  • Ability to coordinate with peers in Operations team and in sister plants
  • Excellent communication, organizational skills and strong leadership skills
  • Good communication capabilities in English (verbal, writing, reading)

Work place: Taicang, Jiangsu, PR China with occasional domestic & overseas travel
Starting date: as soon as available