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As a Plant Manager, you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of our PPG site in Mannheim. You will lead a multi-disciplined team, ensuring they have the necessary resources to be able to deliver the products to our customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry full overall responsibility for the business including EHS, people management, customer management, financial and technical!
  • Implement short, medium and long-term corporate strategies
  • Lead the different departments on the site and manage activities with planning, monitoring and continuous improvement of processes
  • Maintain a specific focus on EHS culture
  • Ensuring compliance with standards for safety, quality and productivity
  • Keeping track of performance metrics, sales and budget
  • Responsible for business development and the acquisition of new customers together with the sales department at the location
  • Act as the contact person and representative for key account customers
  • Responsible for customer satisfaction in terms of quality, service and pricing
  • Direct responsibility for people management, employee engagement, all performance managing actions, motivation and leadership of the approx. 50 employees at the site
  • Together with HR responsible for all interactions with the works council


  • Technical or business studies and several years of experience with running a business of a similar size and P&L responsibility
  • Ideally experience in sales, key account management or technical service
  • High problem-solving competency and hands-on mentality
  • A strong communicator, reliable leader with intercultural competence and the ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Business fluent German and English
*All applications must be submitted in English. Any applications in another language will not be taken into consideration.

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