Plant Manager (m/f/d)

Requisition ID:  28330
Job Location(s): 

Wehrheim, DE

Job Description

At Danfoss Power Solutions in Wehrheim, we are currently looking for a Plant Manager (m/f/d)
Reporting to the VP of the Industrial Pumps and motors BU, the Plant Manager for the Wehrheim Plant, Germany, has overall responsibility for plant management which includes production, operational excellence, SCM performance, programs management, and EHS to achieve organizational strategic objectives and performance goals through deployment of Danfoss tools and processes.

At Wehrheim plant we are engineering and manufacturing piston pumps and motors and also do repairing / offer service with approx. 50 employees. Additionally, we do assembly & test of inline piston pumps. #LI-IN1 #LI-Hybrid

Job Responsibilities

In this role you direct all manufacturing operations and support services at the site. Additionally, you ensure that the productions’ objectives are met consistently with overall quality requirements. The Plant Manager (m/f/d) plans and controls manufacturing processes through a full functional staff including production, supply chain, manufacturing engineering, and quality.

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

  • Leading the daily production and delivering exceptional result
  • Driving operational excellence based on your experience of utilizing the latest manufacturing technology and lean tools ensuring continuous improvement
  • Driving engagement and accountability to develop highly effective and passionate team/organization
  • Develop the organization/competencies for continuous growth of the team and the business
  • Acting as change agent with strong credibility and influence in the organization
  • Work effectively with cross-functional teams and promote an environment of cooperation
  • Presenting passion for growing safety awareness in the organization, striving for best-in-class EHS culture
  • Deep experience within End-to-End Supply Chain Management (SCM) working closely with procurement, global SCM and customers
  • Overall responsibility for internal and external quality of products produced

Background & Skills

For this position you hold a Bachelor’s degree in a technical field from an accredited college or university.
Additionally, we are looking for: 

  • 10+ years’ experience in managing production teams
  • Previous management or supervisory experience leading direct reports and working in a cross-functional environment
  • Excellent management skills, including communication, change management, training, coaching, team facilitation and analytical problem-solving
  • Working knowledge of appropriate manufacturing, operations and product development practices
  • Very good communication skills in German & English

 

For further details on this position please reach out to Imke Never, Talent Acquisition Specialist, +49 69 8902105.

 

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 solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.