Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Industrial Operations
Full Time

Lead by example for performance.

Manufacturing Engineering Manager


As member of plan management team you will manage the activity of the Nyíregyháza Refrigerator Plant Manufacturing Engineering Department:  Process Engineering, Lean Engineering (time and method), Facility (maintenance and operation, green spirit, energy consumption, Investments). You will lead team to grow, boosting their talents and process ownership as well as inspire, challenge them and drive for exceptional performance. 

Your focus will be the following:

• Apply safety standards in the area of responsibility
• Long term cost reduction, manufacturing process optimization, capacity utilization, energy consumption and waste
• Drive continuous improvement in conversion cost as measured by variable cost per unit and fixed costs per month
• Drive continuous productivity improvement across operation
• Develop and lead manufacturing engineering activities to improve disruption free performance, overall equipment effectiveness and reduce cycle times
• Cooperate with Global Manufacturing Engineering in new products industrialization activities
• Develop plant operating budgets and capital plans
• Analysis and follow-up of new technologies and equipment; Manage Digitalization and Automation projects
• Analysis, feasibility studies, implementation of new working organization
• Investment Request Creation and capex follow-up
• Plant Layout update
• Site Specification update
• Make or Buy analysis
• Support to reach EMS (Lean system) and Green Spirit KPI
• Introduce and support special projects (fire protection, safety, property audit)
• Take responsibility of Maintenance department ensuring that the relevant activities are properly executed
• Ensure maintenance process approach according to Manufacturing Engineering Sector guidelines
• Develop maintenance organization according to Manufacturing Engineering Sector guidelines 


• Ability to tackle successfully the short-term challenges of his professional area, however at the same time to elaborate a strategy for the plant regarding his key operational responsibilities in the long run
• Process-oriented and cost-conscious mindset
• Improvement-oriented attitude (technologies and processes)
• Excellent communication skills (is able to interact both at local and at global level)
• Is pro-active and self-assertive 
• Leadership skills - express in leading and inspiring members of the team to develop and achieve great results.  
• Teamwork oriented - in this role cross-functional collaboration is everything, so you should be comfortable in dealing with people with different backgrounds and responsibility, valuing and leading teamwork approach.
• Agile - You work with urgency, analyzing and adapting to different situations, quickly understanding changes and reacting confidently and decisively
• Results-driven - Maximizing efficiencies and hitting KPIs are just the beginning: your real passion is delivering products that change and enhance lives. 

• University (Msc) degree in Engineering
• Additional degree in Economics is of advantage
• 2-3 years relevant experience in high volume serial production preferably at multinational environment
• Proven experience in leading and coaching a team of 15 managers directly 
• Project management knowledge or experience is an advantage
• Relevant experience in automation implementation projects is advantageous
• Computer literacy
• Fluent English and Hungarian knowledge

• Work in a multinational environment
• Stable company background
• Supportive and open working environment in a Scandinavian company
• Career advancement 


Please send us your CV and a cover letter in English by applying on our career portal below. In case of questions or doubts please reach out to Zoltán Laczházi +36 20 804 0824.