Operations GM-Local expat preferred
Join the market leader in providing innovative electrical parts
A key role to develop Industry Operations in China
LEM is the market leader in providing innovative and high quality solutions for measuring electrical parameters. Its core products - current and voltage transducers - are used in a broad range of applications in drives & welding, renewable energies & power supplies, traction, high precision, conventional and green cars businesses. LEM's strategy is to exploit the intrinsic strengths of its core business, and to develop opportunities in existing and new markets with new applications. LEM is a mid-size, global company. It has production plants in Beijing (China), Geneva (Switzerland), and Machida (Japan). With its regional sales offices close to its clients' locations, the company offers a seamless service around the globe. LEM is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange since 1986; the company's ticker symbol is LEHN. To support future growth and to maintain competitiveness, LEM has decided to expand its production capacities with a new plant in Eastern Europe.
LEM China is the most important production site of the LEM Group, counting today almost 800 employees. LEM China activities cover Research & development, Sales, Production, Supply chain, Purchasing, Industrial engineering, Quality, and Logistics activities as well as support functions. LEM China is a global plant selling about half of its production outside China. The LEM China plant is ISO 9001, ISO/TS 22163, ISO TEC 17025, IATF 16949, ISO 14001 certified and is regularly audited by global customers.
Lead, direct, and control both the day-to-day activities and the middle term initiatives to reach the plant objectives in term of Cost optimization (including stock management), Service level and Quality
In this perspective, assure close cross-functional collaboration more specifically with Sales, Purchasing, Quality, R&D, and Human Resources
Provide overall leadership and guidelines to your direct reports responsible for Production, Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering and Maintenance
In the frame of the Group Strategies, deploy the next level of LEAN and 6 Sigma methodologies for strengthening the culture of excellence in the operations organization
In tight collaboration with the R&D and the Quality managers, contribute actively to the industrialization of new products and to successful ramp-up
Under the coordination of the Group Functions, contribute to develop the LEM operations strategy in term of automation, standardization, production system, etc.
Establish the operating and investments budgets and monitor the different related financial KPIs
Ensure to work in line with worldwide industry best practices and continuously benchmarking and upgrading the standards
Monitor and review implementation of global health and safety standards to ensure full compliance with China legislation and LEM's best practices.
Engineering degree in Mechanical, Electronics or Production Engineering, MBA or equivalent is a plus
Minimum 10 years of experience in a managerial position within a high volume - automotive / mechatronics-like -production environment leading a total team size of more than 500 people
Knowledge of state of the art methodology of Operations management
Successful track record in international companies is a must; used to work in matrix organization, international working experience a strong plus
Team player, at ease with cross-functional collaboration and multi-cultural environment
Very familiar with all the modern methodologies for managing mass production and supply chain (lean and 6 Sigma tools, Industry 4.0 concept, etc.)
Fluent in English, fluent or good level of Chinese
Team player with high level of motivation and communication skills, able to convince
High level of expectation to own behavior, performance and results
Outstanding analytical and conceptual competences, high problem-solving competency, pragmatic, with hands-on and results-oriented mentality
Good business sense and high customer orientation
You will work in a global platform. You will have a great career progression. You will get attractive salary and benefits.