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Plant General Manager


PHILLIPS MEDISIZE, a Molex company, is hiring a


location: Trhové Sviny, Jihočeský kraj, Česká republika

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Direct and steer the both direct and matrix Plant Management Team members and maintain partnerships to achieve a set goal
  • Define, monitor, cascade and manage facility KPI´s
  • Establish and live an operational excellence culture driving continuous improvement with the most efficient use of materials, machines and people
  • Create a culture focused on the customer, quality, teamwork, safety, environmental responsibility and innovation
  • Influence effectively across, above and below, utilizing strong communication skills, including fact-based persuasion and listening
  • Promote and demonstrate community involvement, maintain strong relationships with local government bodies
  • Attract, coach, mentor and develop talent, ensuring systems for the same throughout the plant Comply with the company core values

    The Experience You Will Bring


    • University education, ideally in a Technical / Engineering subject
    • MBA or other management/leadership program preferred
    • Good knowledge of production principles and strong technical background
    • Knowledge of the fundamental processes related to injection molding and plastics/metals materials as well as knowledge of Continuous Improvement tools (Lean/Six Sigma)
    • Experience in running a lean manufacturing business in relating industry
    • Experience in working with contract manufacturing organizations (OEM)
    • Experience in medical device manufacturing preferred
    • Experience with working in a matrix organization with an US based company

    What Will Put You Ahead

    • Personal and interpersonal skills, ability to engender trust, ethics and strong values, and a sense of humor
    • The ability to collaborate and partner, sharing accountability and credit, and coaching
    • Good judgment, strong business acumen and outstanding problem-solving skills
    • Managerial courage and character, the ability to deal with adversity and difficult people issues
    • The ability to adapt to, drive and manage change
    • Organizational agility and political skills as well as sound planning and project management skills


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