SME Plant Manager

A challenging and high demanding, yet rewarding position is now open for a

SME Plant Manager (15 employees)

to join the Client we are partnering with in this recruitment path, a top value production plant based in Ticino.

This Company is a trusted and strategic partner to a network of customers.

The brand is recognized globally.


Job Purpose

the selected Person will entirely hold the position after 6 month of handover in coworking with the founding Director, who is about to retire.

The Company is currently carrying out excellent performances.

The aim is to conduct the Plant with respect to its tradition, bringing in the meantime innovation and new energy.

The great plus of the position is the opportunity to move 360° from procurement, production and cost control.

The goal is the optimization and implementation of an organization that moves according to a “just-in-time” production schedule, and to satisfy the flexible and growing demand in terms of number of references and respect of delivery deadlines.


About you

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Technical Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
  • Proven experience as a Plant Manager
  • Proficiency in Italian and English (C1), German (B2) is considered a plus
  • Training courses in Process Management and Control as well as Lean Six Sigma or Apics CSPC are a plus
  • Previous experience in the field of moulding or paper industry is preferred
  • Assertive leadership, goal oriented, excellent negotiator
  • Great attitude in leading people by example


The position

This is a very interesting opportunity for a dynamic candidate who likes to combine technicality, project management with a high personal and “hands on” approach.

You will have the possibility to make the difference, bringing a modern approach to the organization while valuing the existent practices.

Affordability, cost effectiveness, “just-in-time” spirit and personal attitude to Quality are a must.


Location: Mendrisio, Switzerland

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


SwiStudium’s insight

If you feel passionate about this career, you are a great achiever and you are considering a new career path please send your application  to cristina.carella@swistudium.ch