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Head of Operations China – Aufbau einer Fabrik in China

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China

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德国亚太咨询(Asia-Pacific Management Consulting GmbH)是德国知名的咨询公司。自1997年创立以来,我们已经为超过600个德国,欧洲的客户,提供了亚洲及中国的专业咨询服务,包括设厂,搬迁,寻找高管等。请见我们官网

Our client is a world leading manufacturer of innovative equipments. They are selling very well in China and has decided to set up a factory in China for China market. We are therefore looking for a Head of Operations China with recent experience in setting up an assembly factory in China.


  • Report to MD Asia (a German) as well as COO at German HQ
  • Regular, consistent, unambiguous communication to and interaction with German HQ staff
    • Weekly video conference
    • Monthly forecast planning with and reporting to German HQ
    • Annual planning and budgeting
  • Setting up (including staff hiring) and managing R&D and purchasing departments in Shanghai (now) as well as a new factory to assemble the products for China markets (in 1-2 yrs)
  • Localization and development of new products (together with German HQ)
  • Enable continuity and know-how development in the R&D department
  • Feasibility study of a local production in China
  • Survey and comparison of potential locations for the production plant in China
  • Relocated to the factory site (in 1-2 years) to
    • Set up the production plant in China
    • Day to day management of the production facility / assembly lines
    • Continuous Improvements in Productivity, On-Time delivery and Quality
    • Quality Assurance: Establish a hard-line quality management system in production
      • Incoming goods inspection
      • Quality assurance within production
      • Outgoing goods inspection


  • Native Chinese speaker with ability to speak/read/write fluent English and if possible, also German. German language ability will be a big plus for this position
  • Degree in Engineering or comparable qualification proven by track records
  • At least 3-5 years working experience in an international manufacturing company in factory in China, preferably with mechanical products.
  • Work experience in quality, engineering, R&D, production planning, manufacturing line management or similar positions with proven successful track records
  • Good technical knowledge is a must