Chief Operating Officer (Manufacturing)

Hong Kong Permanent
  • Executive level
  • Mechanical Engineering

About Our Client

Our client is a leading electronic manufacturer with business across Asia, Europe and North America. Their key clients range from automotive, electronic appliances, equipments, to consumer durables. The objective of this role is to enhance operations across existing manufacturing sites, expand manufacturing capacity in South East Asia's factories, and explore new opportunities for future international business growth.

Job Description

  • Acts as a strategic partner on the leadership team and works closely with the manufacturing and operations team to ensure they are meeting performance expectations.
  • Coaches and develops the team to ensure they are delivering against key business metrics.
  • Oversee overall supply chain, production quality, efficiency and productivity, cost control, and look out for continuous improvement opportunities
  • Identify operational inefficiencies and develop strategies and plans to automate and streamline processes and increase production efficiency
  • Work collaboratively with the CEO on developing long-term business strategies. Work autonomously while ensuring CEO expectations are readily met and exceeded.
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company.
  • Leads and develop teams across multiple locations and over various functions. Motivates and leads a high-performance operations team.
  • Represents the firm with clients, investors, and business partners. Translate technical know how to commercial language; manage client relationships and optimize production capability tailoring to client's needs
  • Demonstrates a willingness to take on new tasks and cascade down to operational level
  • Fosters a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company.

The Successful Applicant

  • 5 or more years of experience in C-suite or equivalent leadership roles
  • Excellent leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity. Ability to inspire and motivate team members.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering from electronic manufacturing industry
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to navigate relationships across all levels of the organization and externally with clients
  • Strategic thinking and strong vision of development in the industry
  • Solid grasp of financial management, cost control and performance metrics
  • Ability to diagnose problems quickly and foresee potential issues
  • Flexibility to travel extensively to China and overseas (50%)
  • Fluency in Chinese and English

What's on Offer

You will be an integral part of driving key business decisions in business strategy, manufacturing operations, and supply chain optimization.

Michelle Lo
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Phone number
+852 2848 4710

Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Operations Management
Industrial / Manufacturing
Hong Kong
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Consultant name
Michelle Lo
Consultant phone
+852 2848 4710
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