Production Management – COO (m/f/d)

Our client is a well-known German shoe manufacturer. The production is located in Slovakia.


Your responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the production site with all departments, including personnel and budget
  • operational production planning
  • Personnel responsibility
  • Date/quantity responsibility
  • Organization of the maintenance and care of the machinery
  • Environmental and occupational health and safety monitoring
  • Incorporation of new articles
  • Organization of sample production
  • Rationalisation and optimisation of production processes
  • Input for process optimization and technical development of the production site
  • Compliance with quality standards / further development of the quality system
  • close coordination with product management, technical development, quality management


Your profile:

  • Completed / training / study as shoe / leather technician / manufacturer -/ engineer or comparable
  • many years of professional experience in shoe production / quality management / Eastern Europe
  • extensive leadership experience
  • familiar with the Eastern European culture
  • ideally Slovakian – German, alternatively English and/or Italian
  • very good product knowledge in the shoe segment
  • pronounced, technical knowledge of the different types of construction
  • business management knowledge (budget planning – & control)
  • Distinct knowledge of efficient process orientation/optimization and project management in consideration of investment measures
  • strategic – and analytical thinking – & acting
  • View for the daily operative at the production line > Handson!!
  • Strong communication skills
  • Readiness to travel and relocate to the production site


We have aroused your interest? Then we look forward to receiving your informative application documents:


HFT Consulting – human resources in fashion
Mrs Denise Tennie
Guggenweg 12
83071 Stephanskirchen

Phone.: +49 8036 / 9433 191