Production Manager (Jelgava, Latvia)

Haugaard Baltic, SIA

Haugaard Baltic welding production is a part of Haugaard Company A/S (Denmark) specializing in producing high-quality furniture for international brands. The company is seeking a highly skilled and driven professional to join its team in the role of Production Manager.

Haugaard Baltic is offering a mature professional to join a highly technologically advanced production site with a focus on high quality and green technologies. The Production Manager will be entrusted a vital role in organization to ensure the cost-effective and efficient operation of the furniture production process.

Key Functions:

  • Plan and coordinate production processes, ensuring efficient management of both human and manufacturing resources;
  • Utilize LEAN methods to optimize production and conduct KPI analysis to improve cost-effectiveness;
  • Maintain close collaboration with the quality department to uphold high production standards and ensure compliance with product quality requirements;
  • Manage the team and foster a collaborative and high-performance team environment, identifying and resolving problem situations;
  • Implement cost-effective production methods to minimize waste and enhance overall productivity;
  • Take an active role in managing and developing the company as a whole.

Qualification and skills:

  • 5+ years of work experience in metal or furniture manufacturing (preferred) or production management;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other similar field;
  • Experience leading and motivating a team to achieve production goals;
  • Strong understanding of LEAN methods, Production planning, Quality control principles and Rational Manufacturing Methodologies;
  • Knowledge of work safety and risk management;
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specification;
  • Proficient in computer skills (MS Excel at a high level), experience with ERP (preferred) or other production resource planning programs;
  • Fluent/native Latvian and a good command of English.

We offer:

  • Monthly salary as from 3000 EUR (gross);
  • Work in a dynamic and innovative international company;
  • Opportunity to make a real impact on the company's success by leading a high-performing team;
  • Learning and professional development;
  • Extras: work computer and phone, health insurance after probationary period, partially paid lunch, work clothes.

Workplace:      Langervaldes iela 2, Raubēni, Cenu pag., Jelgava, LV-3002
Work hours   Monday-Friday, 7:00–16:00 (on-site)

To apply please send your CV in English to e-mail:

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