Plant manager

AXSON Central Europe s.r.o. - SikaAxson

Place of work
Zlaté Moravce, Slovakia
Contract type
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The plant manager guarantees the global manufacturing management of the site. He/She takes care of the overall flow aspects and processes. And he’s responsible for the profitability of the manufacturing facilities. He/she is directly involved into the improvement of the Manufacturing organization.

Description of activities

- Organization of the site to guarantee the manufacturing of products in accomplishment to commercial demands and in accordance to quality, safety and environmental requirements and legal compliance.
- Management of all functions linked to production: manufacturing, maintenance, lab, quality, EHS
- Management of administration, economics, and financials of the site as well as site expenses (payroll, supplies, general expenses...)
- Creation and maintenance of a favorable social climate and people engagement
- Implementation of a continuous improvement plan and control of the investments
- Monitoring and development of plant performance indicators.
- Regular reporting to Operations manager and involvement in the development of the industrial strategy of the site
- Comply with Sika group policies as well as Sika rules into the daily activities

Salary information

3.300,-- EUR min. according to the experience

Employee perks, benefits

- company car/ for private use as well
- notebook
- mobil phone
- annual bonus
- long term perspective position
- space for personal development and growth
- internal and external trainings

Information about the selection process

We are seeking for an experienced Plant Manager for our site based in Zlate Moravce near Nitra in Slovakia (40 employees) reporting directly to our Head of Operations Europe.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree

Language skills

English - Advanced (C1) and Slovak - Advanced (C1)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced
Microsoft Outlook - advanced
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- Chemical or Mechanical Engineering Degree
- Successful experience in an operational/production/mangement function belonging to an international company (preferably in a chemical plant).
- Capable of managing a production site as a profit center
- Experience in management of teams
- Good knowledge of Quality, Environment and Safety norms
- Good knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and continuous improvement systems
- Sense of human relations and leadership
- ERP experience


Brief description of the company

SikaAxson is a global leader in the supply and development of high performance resin products in the market segment Tooling and Composites. With more than 60 years of experience, SikaAxson brings proven quality and innovative solutions to customers. Around the world, customers rely on innovative solid and liquid, epoxy and polyurethane products in model, mould, tooling and component production. This unrivalled expertise in a broad range of Tooling and Composites products enables SikaAxson to offer customized solutions in other specialized markets such as medical and industrial filters, functional coatings, casting compounds for electrical components, composite systems and structural composites adhesives. SikaAxson generates annual sales of €130 million and employs 450 people.
SikaAxson is part of Sika AG which has corporate headquarters in Baar, Switzerland. Sika worldwide has daughter companies in more then 100 countries with 200 production sites. In 2017, the 18,000 employees of Sika AG generated annual sales of CHF 6.5 billion.

Number of employees

25-49 employees

Company address

AXSON Central Europe s.r.o.
Továrenská 49
953 01 Zlaté Moravce
ID: 3486646   Megjelentetés dátuma: 2018.09.06.   A (bruttó) bér alapösszetevője és egyéb juttatások:   3.300,-- EUR min. according to the experience