Head of Production (m/f/d)

Lanzenkirchen, Wiener Neustadt
Reference No: WD-0006536

What's the role?

We are looking for a Head of Production (m/f/d) to lead the production team in Lanzenkirchen, near Vienna. As Head of Production you will lead and support cross-functional strategic tasks for the ventilated façade business according to the company strategy and targets. Furthermore, you will be responsible for ensuring efficient production processes and structures through continuous improvement.

In this role you will be a part of the executive management team of our site in Lanzenkirchen, directly reporting to the General Manager of Eurofox GmbH – A Group Company of Hilti.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

Our site in Lanzenkirchen, based in the south of Vienna, is Hilti´s Competence Center for Ventilated Façade and Installation Systems for Pipe rings and Heavy modular systems. As part of our Business Unit Installation we provide product development, supply, marketing and engineering. Our highly motivated international team works together with colleagues from all over the world in an entrepreneurial environment to bring innovative new products to the market.

What does the role involve?

Supplying the markets/customers with the specific products produced by the unit, taking into consideration qualitative, scheduling and economic aspects Increasing the sustainable competitive ability of the unit (quality, product availability, costs) Ongoing development of staff in line with the dimensions of the Red Thread for the unit, plant and Hilti Group Supporting the business units in the TTM process and in introducing new products

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

We offer you a unique place to work, in which you are part of a creative and interdisciplinary team. We will give you a lot of responsibility to develop yourself and we´ll support you in shaping your individual career path. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally.

Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits:
• flexible working times (home office possibility)
• team and company events
• company car
• additional pension plan (employer-financed; after two years with the company)
• up-to-date work equipment
• accident insurance (employer-financed)
• individual development plan

Integrity, courage, teamwork and commitment are essential for Hilti – both today and tomorrow. We are proud to say that we not only talk about our values, but also live them every day.

Why should you apply?

If you are passionate about new technologies and if you are looking for a role to
built-up a remarkable international network, you are an ideal addition to our team. We have a diverse and inclusive workforce and offer a high performance yet caring culture. We will give you all the training and development opportunities that you need to help grow your career with a market leader.

What you need is:

  • Master’s degree in engineering (e.g. industrial engineering, mechanical engineering) and a broad experience in a production department of a global company
  • Several years of relevant working experience in a management function combined with excellent managerial and strategic skills
  • In-depth knowledge of tools and practices of continuous improvement, problem solving, process and service design as well as quality management
  • Advanced project management skills, especially in specified production areas
  • Excellent creativity, planning and coordination skills
  • Proven record in leading and coaching team members incl. developing and managing direct reports in a matrix environment
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills in English and German are essential

This position is subject to the collective agreement for employees in metal trade, employment group V, which states a minimum salary of € 3.255,64 per month – gross (in Austria it is legally obliged to announce at least a gross monthly salary). Based on your individual professional skills and know-how and previous experience, we are willing to negotiate and offer an attractive performance-oriented remuneration package highly above the minimum salary.

Take up the next challenge and start your career with Hilti! We look forward to receiving your online application including details of your availability.

Contact: Eurofox GmbH – A Group Company of Hilti | Stefanie Meidl (+ 43 664 1104220) | Human Resources

“I love the fact that my job isn’t just technical. It involves planning and dealing with people too. The culture is brilliant. It’s challenging, yes, but it’s friendly and welcoming too. It’s all about teamwork, and your ideas are really taken on board.”

- Andreas, Head of Corporate Research and Technology

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