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Operation Director for Hydrostatics

Requisition ID:  22172
Job Location(s): 

Povazska Bystrica, SK

Job Description

Danfoss is a world-leader, employing more than 37,000 employees and serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are a privately held engineering company owned by the founding family, with a proud history of innovation dating back to 1933.

We are currently looking for an enthusiastic and diligent Director HY Operations who will become fully responsible for coordinating all production-related activities, including all costs, so that the quantity and quality of products and services meet the objectives set by management, while maintaining efficiency with respecting safety standards and environmental protection regulations. As our future Director HY Operations you will be involved in the creation and implementation of the division's global manufacturing strategy. Moreover, you will play a central role in leading and motivating the team of our employees for high performance as well as personal development.

Location: Povazska Bystrica

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensuring the conditions and control of compliance with the rules for safe work at workplaces in production according to valid legislation in the Slovak Republic.
  • In cooperation with the quality organization, coordinating the design and implementation of production and assembly processes (selection of machines, fixtures, gauges, technological procedures ...) so that all quality requirements resulting from the Special Requirements of Customers, Global and Local Standards as well as drawing documentation are met.
  • Ensuring the capacity, flexibility of the machinery and the organization of manufacturing / assembly centres to match the level of the job load.
  • Ensuring, along with HR with enough operators to produce / assemble the products of the order fulfilment.
  • In co-operation with logistics, setting the production and assembly plan data to meet the requirements for time delivery.
  • Coordinating the selection / design of machinery with regard to safety meet quality requirements, capacity, flexibility and cost.
  • Planning and implementing smooth improvement processes to improve KPIs / PPIs across areas - improve safety, quality, improve KPIs in time delivery and reduce costs.

Background & Skills

The ideal candidate possesses these skills:

  • Master’s degree (Preferably in Science & Engineering)
  • Min. 6 years of experience in managing and leading  
  • Experience in change management, leading transformation processes and manage resistance
  • Proven coaching, building relationships between functional teams
  • Excellent process facilitation and problem-solving skills coupled with the ability to analyse current practices, identify improvement opportunities, build consensus, and assist with implementation
  • Open minded - views change as an opportunity
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken)

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.


Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.


Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.

 

Danfoss engineers advanced technologies that enable us to build a better, smarter, and more efficient tomorrow. In the world’s growing cities, we ensure the supply of fresh food and optimal comfort in our homes and offices, while meeting the need for energy-efficient infrastructure, connected systems, and integrated renewable energy.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control, and mobile and industrial machinery.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Today, Danfoss holds market-leading positions, serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are privately held by the founding family.