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Operational Leader 

Grade D, local Nitra

Salary:  From 1834 eur monthly, 13th salary, 0-15% yearly bonus, other benefits according JLR rules



Operations leader will manage the daily work of the logistic provider in the plant.



  • Manage and evaluate the daily operations of the logistic provider team.
  • Develop and implement policies for maximizing operational efficiency and profitability
  • Address and resolve all issues concerning field office operations
  • Develop and implement best practices and procedures to enhance business growth
  • Monitor key metrics and develop action plans for improving company profits
  • Motivate and reward high performing employees by recommending salary increase, bonuses or promotions
  • Oversee the preparation, allocation and management of operations budget to ensure target achievement
  • Develop and introduce new proposals and technology to enhance business productivity
  • Collaborate with functional units of an organization to integrate new or existing services
  • Manage services provided by a company to ensure they meet client expectations and requirements
  • Build and maintain positive trust relationship within external and internal customers
  • Ensure company operations comply with all local and federal labor laws and legislations
  • Liaise with the finance team to determine the need for salary increment, allowances or bonuses
  • Creating and implementation of field tools to enhance operational effectiveness
  • Ensure company operations are completed in a timely and effective manner




  • Min. 3 years of experience in Production Control in Automotive OEM
  • Good knowledge of manufacturing and logistics processes
  • Advanced knowledge of OEM Plant processes and standards in Production Control.
  • Ideally experienced in using, Manufacturing Execution System (MES).
  • General knowledge of vehicle manufacturing, manufacturing engineering and industry standards
  • Good knowledge in Lean Manufacturing and Lean Logistics
  • To demonstrate strong numerical, analytical skills and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with cross functional team. The ability to work in a fast paced environment and to strict deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently, applying common processes and standards. Task orientation. Self-starter attitude and a continuous improvement mind set.
  • Good time management skills with the ability to set goals / priorities are required.
  • Data driven and able to interpret interrogate and analyse data for problem resolution.
  • To make correct decisions quickly, sometimes in demanding situations.
  • Must be systems literate and demonstrate analytical skills including knowledge of MS Office, particularly Excel. Experience in Excel including data manipulation and presentation.
  • Attention to detail essential.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. To have effective communication skills, be able to work as part of a small team and also develop cross-functional contacts. Be able to communicate effectively at all levels.


  • Advanced knowledge on production/operation related topics and interfaces to logistics and material handling
  • Evidence of effective business behaviours as outlined in the High Performance Behavioural Framework
  • Knowledge of Press Shop, Paint & Trim line operations would be an advantage (for co-ordination of shipping activities)
  • Experience of Vehicle Scheduling and Production Control systems and processes is highly desirable.
  • MFG IT Application knowledge: ERP, WMS, SAP APO, MES


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