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Plant Manager Operations

JAQUET Technology Group AG

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Plant Manager Operations

As a part of TE Connectivity, we are the leading international supplier of speed measurement technology, with headquarters in Basel and a global customer base in the fields of energy production, railways, automotive, aerospace, hydraulics, diesel engines and textile machines. Further information about our company can be found on www.jaquet.com.

We are recruiting a

Plant Manager Operations (m/f)

Job description


  • Operating the Basel plant, with approx.150 employees, ensuring a safe environment and compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and TE-standards
  • Define and drive local strategy to contribute to BU and corporate goals
  • Ensure that the plant is maintained in accordance with the Operational and Manufacturing procedures and with best practice within TE's Sensor Solutions BU
  • Hire, develop and manage the operations staff
  • Ensure cross functional aspects are addressed throughout the company
  • Prepare an annual operating plan and budget and direct all site expenditures in line with the plan and collaboration with finance
  • Implement cost-effective processes & year-over-year material and conversion productivity initiatives that will drive cost savings to ensure profitable manufacturing of company products
  • Drive implementation of new technologies, digital transformation and automation of manufacturing processes
  • Establish and implement systems to proactively log, track trends and forecast essential parameters of plant technical and financial performance
  • Provide extraordinary customer experience, total quality and a positive employee environment.
  • Drive TEOA, the company business improvement system in line with strategy
  • Drive Performance Management and key Human Resources goals in line with strategy

Job requirements


  • Prior Plant Manager/Operations Manager experience required (a minimum of 5 years ), academic degree (Engineering preferred)
  • Strong demonstrated background and practical experience in lean manufacturing and Six-Sigma required
  • Change Management, strong business acumen and financial skills
  • Practical awareness & technical experience in the sensor business is an advantage
  • Manufacturing experience in the area of welding, soldering, molding & machining is an advantage
  • IT Skills (MS Office, SAP, MES systems is an advantage)
  • Excellent written & oral communication skills in German & English required
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Project Management skills
  • EH&S IOSH diploma or comparable
  • Ability to lead through example
  • Position requires flexible working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and holiday work as required by plant conditions

Location: Basel, Switzerland (from November 2017 onwards in Pratteln) To apply please send your complete CV by e-mail to: Aaron Griffin at Carmichael Fisher: agriffin@carmichaelfisher.com

JAQUET Technology Group AG
Frau Anna Grötzinger
Thannerstrasse 15
4009 Basel
061 306 88 22