Technical Managing Director – Czech Republic

Scherl & Partner

Place of work
Moravia, Brno-střed, Czechia
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- Our client aims to expand its market position. In cause of the further expansion of the plant in Moravia the position of the Technical Managing Director is to fill.
- As a Technical Managing Director you will be responsible of all technical departments.
- Management and motivation of the employees at the site by a cooperative management style
- Responsibility for an effective production process by optimizing the capacity utilization and human resources planning
- Permanent optimization of manufacturing výroba - and assembly processes with programs / initiatives to increase productivity (cost, quality, delivery times, OEE, etc.) and implementation of management tools and KPI
- Permanent optimization of manufacturing technology, processes and organizational structures, introduction of new technologies
- Implementation of sustainable CIP processes to comply with the production dates, a quantitative, cost and quality-oriented production and to ensure efficient processes in each area
- Ensure delivery of the required quality and quantity in time
- Close cooperation with the company's headquarters in sustainable and results-oriented management of the own area of responsibility
- Budget and investment plan in your area of responsibility including the implementation and control
- Reporting

Salary information

According to position - negotiable

Employee perks, benefits

• A very motivating and responsible position with excellent prospects in a successful, distinguished company with international operations from Western Europe,
• Excellent training, preparation and practice,
• Good salary, reflecting the position,
• A safe and secure job in a company with successful operations in Europe
• Additional benefits, e.g. company car, laptop, phone as well as performance bonus.

Information about the selection process

In the course of further business expansion the position of Technical Managing Director is to be filled for the site in Moravia.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Automotive industry, manufacture of transport equipment

Our client is an international company from a German-speaking country and is among the leading automotive suppliers in Europe.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

Technical degree or similar qualifications

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) or German - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Personality requirements and skills

- Excellent command of Czech (on a native level) and very good command of English and/or German, both spoken and written.
- University technical degree (preferably plastics engineering, tooling, manufacturing, or engineering, etc.) or similar qualification (technician)
- Several years of successful professional experience in a similar management position (eg as plant manager / director in production in the automotive industry - automobilový průmysl - or as a leader in the manufacturing, production planning and control of industrial enterprises.), preferably in an international manufacturing company
- Good knowledge of the processes in the automotive sector and the automotive industry
- Experience in series production (preferably automotive industry)
- Commercial knowledge and experience
- Personnel experience and excellent leadership skills as well as ability to motivate a team and to involve managers and employees in the achievement processes
- Experience in the implementation of lean production concepts
- You are an entrepreneurial personality who thinks strategically and implements overarching objectives operationally and pragmatic in the area of responsibility.
- Structured approach and strong communication and motivation skills
- You have excellent leadership skills; you are convincing and know how to assert yourself in dealing with the staff at all levels.
- You prefer a cooperative management style, based on the experience that employees act only efficient if they have freedom to act within clear and consistent objectives, are involved in the decision-making processes and measured systematically by results.
- You are competent, proactive and focused in your actions and approach, your conduct is confident and friendly.
- Good understanding of general perspective as well as distinct ability to solve problems.
- Understanding of the role of leadership in a lean-production environment
- You have a „proactive“ personality and pioneering attitude as well as high degree of own initiative.
- You are team-minded and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


Brief description of the company

SCHERL & PARTNER have mainly been counselling companies from German-speaking countries who are active in the Eastern European markets. Besides the Moscow area and the Russian Federation, we also have regional focal points in Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland and Czech Republic. SCHERL & PARTNER operate a branch or provide a consultant in each of these regions which closely cooperate with the main office in Prague.

SCHERL & PARTNER mainly provide qualified direct recruitment and placing of highly specialised professionals for executive, sales and management positions.

In our approach, our key principle is the emphasis on personal contact with all our partners. Structured procedure, in-depth market knowledge, common sense and people skills, high flexibility and the personal consideration of every individual case guarantee trustworthy consultation and successful placement

Company address

Scherl & Partner - Ihr Weg zu den besten Koepfen in Ost- und Mitteleuropa
Zinkenbaumstr. 13
92676 Eschenbach
ID: 3485891   Datum zveřejnění: 16.10.2018   Základní složka mzdy (brutto) a další odměny:   According to position - negotiable