Our client is a manufacturing company, a part of a big international group that is a leading provider in construction industry. For their company in Croatia, they are looking for an experienced professional for the position of:

Operations Director (m/f)

We are looking for a proactive and strong individual to provide an unambiguous operations strategy and give clear direction on its planning, execution, and delivery to ensure cost-effective and profitable production and the highest levels of customer service.

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Key responsibilities:

  • Drive and ensure the highest standards of health, safety, and environmental protection throughout the business
  • Create and drive a strong focus on continuous improvement across all sites through the deployment of operational excellence & lean manufacturing to bring around operational transformation
  • Develop investment plans, strategies, and technological solutions for local operations which are in line with the overall business plan of the local company as well as the wider group
  • Drive productivity and production efficiency in the factories to achieve output expectations and unit cost control in line with budgets


  • Relevant degree level education preferably in a technical or economics discipline
  • Strong experience gained in manufacturing organisations
  • Proven senior management experience with strategic competence
  • Sound operating knowledge of relevant and current HSE legislation and a strong commitment to behavioural health & safety
  • Strong experience and understanding of continuous improvement/lean tools and techniques in a manufacturing environment
  • Commercial understanding, combined with technical insights
  • Solid IT skills including knowledge of ERP systems
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English language


  • Strong organizational & planning abilities
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Excellent analytical and financial awareness
  • Project management skills

If you would like to be part of a well-known and successful international company and are ready to take the next step in your career, please send your CV and application letter in English. Full confidentiality is guaranteed.

Hill International - Zagreb d.o.o. za posredovanje pri zapošljavanju
Draškovićeva 40, 10 000 Zagreb, tel: 01/481 06 60

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