Head of Operations Needed in Germany

Serial No: 130048
Location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany - View on map

Skills Provision is searching for a Head of Operations for a German company.

The employing organisation is an internationally recognised supplier of electrical goods. They are considered one of the best companies to work for in Europe.

We are looking to fill this vacancy quickly, to that end interested parties should apply at the earliest opportunity.


Location: North Rhein-Westfalen, Germany

Position: Permanent

Sector: Electrical





  • €95,000-€115,000 p/a base salary
  • A bonus of 20-25%


The Role

  • Accountability for the P&L account
  • Management of approx. 120 workers
  • Measure, review and adjust KPI’s where necessary
  • Improve all-round efficiency throughout the entire Centre
  • Improve consistency, efficiency, and output levels throughout all the teams
  • Develop and nurture a team ethos whist maintaining healthy morale
  • Report directly to the Global VP of Operations.


Applicant Requirements


  • Degree in Electrical Engineering (MBA would be advantageous)
  • Relevant formal qualifications are desirable

Knowledge and experience:

  • 8+ years of experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment
  • Strong knowledge of SAP
  • Hold a background in Industrial Operations and Supply Chain/Project Management
  • Fluent English speaker (German language skills are welcomed)
  • Experience in managing people and processes
  • Strong IT user skills
  • Ability to manage a large number of workers

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and results orientated
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Self-confident
  • Able to encourage and motivate others
  • Well organised and methodical approach
  • Confidential and candid manner
  • A natural, inspirational leader
  • Ability and willing to mentor junior members of the team
  • Supportive of those higher up in the managerial chain
  • Focused and determined individual


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