At Air Products, we've been helping our customers to become more productive, energy efficient and sustainable for more than 75 years.
With approximately 16,000 employees and operations in 50 countries, we serve customers across a wide range of industries from food and beverage to medical, energy and transportation.
We supply a unique portfolio of atmospheric and process gases, equipment and services.
We are looking for a Production Manager for the Central Europe (Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland), to join our operations team based in various regions.
You will report to the Operations Manager for the CE and Russian region countries and be responsible for effective management of all CE air separation units and other operations facilities in Poland, the Czech Republic and Slovakia and operating centres in Russia, in line with company strategy and technical standards.
Principal accountibilities :
Ensure uninterrupted and safe product supply from our production facilities to customers (gas) and market (liquid).
Identify and execute various improvements in process and work organization.
Actively develop necessary maintenance programs to ensure sustainability of plant operations
Effectively prepare and execute shutdowns together with the technical support team
Drive conclusions and actions from plant upsets and prevent equipment breakdowns
Maintain contacts with main customers to understand their plans and identify investment opportunities
Control the plant costs, monitor plant important metrics and set targets to ensure continued improvement
Report on achievements, KPIs and costs
Identify and execute productivity programs, with project teams
Work on developing competences in the team, customers and organization
Support growth, new prospects, new contracts and entrances to new countries
Develop the sub-regional production strategy
Engineering educational background, around 10 years in chemical or related industries in operations and / or engineering or related activities in international environment.
Proven experience in management of production teams, demonstrated strong leadership & interpersonal skills.
Consistent record of process improvements and Lean culture approach
Project Management experience
Assertiveness and ability to work and make decisions under pressure
Fluent English required (other regional languages, such as Czech, possibly Russian, would be advantageous)
Flexibility and readiness to travel
Location : near sites in Poland or Czech
Our offer :
Attractive social benefits package
Private medical care, additional insurance and retirement program
Challenging job in a professional and multinational environment
Dynamic, innovative international working place with excellent opportunities for growth and development.
We need dedicated and driven people who are committed to getting it right with a never-ending desire to learn, improve and contribute.
In return we offer a culture of respect, challenge and innovation. If that sounds interesting, then come and discover, care, accomplish and thrive at Air Products.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status."
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