Production Director

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France


  • Design and implement Lean initiatives to improve productivity and profitability while reducing waste
  • Develop strategies to optimize supply chain and inventory management
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and propose preventive actions
  • Establish clear goals for progress that align with the Strategic Plan and their planning, working with each process pilot
  • Implement KPIs to assess operational performance and take corrective action as needed
  • Lead production teams by fostering a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence
  • Define corrective actions in case of drift
  • Ensure that commitments made to clients are met
  • Collaborate with engineering teams to introduce new technologies and improve manufacturing processes
  • Make sure that all interested parties’ expectations and obligations regarding compliance are met, and enforce them
  • Establish QHSE objectives in line with the company’s strategy and deploy them on the sites
  • Supervise plastic injection and assembly operations, ensuring that quality standards are met


  • Engineering degree in industrial engineering, production management or a related field
  • In-depth knowledge of plastic injection processes and assembly workshops
  • Is willing to resolve issues in a respectful manner
  • Mastery of business realities: EBITDA, Capex, personnel cost calculations, KPIs
  • Change management skills in a context of transformation and ability to unite teams around projects
  • At least 10 years of supervisory and management experience in manufacturing, with exposure to lean manufacturing, continuous improvement, or other formal productivity improvement programs (Lean, Six Sigma, etc.), ISO9001/14001
  • Change management skills in a context of transformation and ability to unite teams around projects
  • Excellent communication skills to ensure effective coordination between different teams
  • Advanced team management skills and ability to inspire a commitment to continuous improvement
  • Keep abreast of the latest production management practices and concepts

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