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Site Production Manager

Requisition ID:  119792
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Fribourg (2200)

Fribourg, FR, Switzerland, 1700

Part of the Parker Group, Meggitt is a global engineering group specialised in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 9’000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil and in India.
Meggitt Fribourg’s site employs 450 employees and develops, manufactures and sells world-wide a complete range of transducers and electronic systems for the monitoring of engines, turbines and other rotating machinery in both the aerospace and energy industries.

Position Summary

Responsible for the delivery of the manufacturing plan in respect of Safety, Quality, Delay, Inventory and Performance to achieve results identified by the Corporations WIN Strategy and Business unit Strategy Deployment goals. Responsible for the execution of the Parker Lean System, the improvement of the performance through Value Stream Tracking Centers and the daily performance through RunTheBusiness.

Roles & Responsibilities


  • Supports the profitable growth of the business and achieve Business Unit, Division and Corporate goals monthly, quarterly and annually
  • Establishes and maintains premier customer service though On Time Delivery and Zero Defect
  • Leads strategy deployment for the manufacturing, focused on Lean Initiatives and Sales growth. Leads Manufacturing, Industrialization & Methods, Facility and Maintenance departments to ensure operational efficiency, lead-times optimizations and inventory reduction
  • Accountable for executing and driving Lean Initiatives to ensure they are fully embraced and implemented
  • Develops a budget plan and manages operations within budget constraint
  • Maintains familiarity with competitive environment within geographical area of responsibility and implement best practice in production/operations through new tools/new methodology
  • Provides leadership by promoting team concepts, coaching, counseling, retaining, mentoring, training, talent management, and individual development. Drives a culture of accountability and results through strategy deployment and effective performance management

Education & Experience


  • Ideal candidate has 8 or more years of experience in Operations Management, with at least 4 or more years of experience in a leadership role
  • Previous work experience ideally includes experience in business and operational processes
  • 4 year university degree (or international equivalent) required; Ideal candidate has studied Business or Engineering
  • Ideal candidate is working towards or has completed a Master’s degree (or international equivalent) in Business, Engineering, or related areas of study preferred

Skills & Competencies


  • Possess analytical and technical skills required to understand business practices and recommend proper opportunities
  • Must have functional understanding of cost accounting and adopt to practical application
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for effective interface with all internal and external contacts
  • Must be an innovator and embrace lean enterprises principles and practices

If you are looking for a challenging internship with the opportunity to learn and develop in a truly international company, please apply with your resume, letter of motivation, reference letters and diploma, in English through the career page of our website: Please note that only complete applications will be taken into consideration.

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