Head of Industrial Engineering

Your tasks


▪ Define department targets according to local and central targets
▪ Plan, coordinate and supervise activities of the IE-department in accordance with local and centrals taregts
▪ Define personnel objectives, assess, develop and consult direct reporting positions within the IE department & Manufacturing Suite Management (MSM).
▪ Train management potentials and specific IE knowledge in IE department and initiate IE personnel development activities in agreement with management.

Effiency improvement strategy definition

▪ Develop strategic concepts and ideas to improve the production processes
▪ Develop and implement strategies and measures to streamline the complete process chain.
▪ Coordinate and steer the CBS activities
▪ Ensure continous improvement processes and engagement of people


▪ Analyze, evaluate and benchmark the production processes to increase added value.
▪ Benchmark the results of the analyses to other plants and report results to plant management.
▪ Identify fields of improvement within the process chain
▪ provide IE-specific data, plant and equipment design and layout requirements for CRs.
▪ Generate budget planning and production related analyses like OEE/TEEP analyses

Plant management consultance

▪ Consult plant management regarding IE-specific concerns.
▪ Initiate/implement improvements in IE specific applications, e.g. work measurement, material flow etc.

Work System Design

▪ Ensure the implementation of standards according to CBS and continuous improvement of standards
▪ Support the design of human orientated work systems by analyzing and improving human-machine interaction considering social, economical and ecological aspects.
▪ Define and determine changes in labor organization and layouts and their consequences in regard of wage and performance structure.

Reporting/ Systems

▪ Generate capacity reports and internal key performance indicators.
▪ Design, implement, maintain and administrate rates/wages evaluation systems for plants to ensure maximum productivity and to reduce production costs.
▪ Compile production-, vacation and absence plans in cooperation with production control and production.
▪ Ensure data quality in all IE reports

Communication/ Learning/ Coordination

▪ Coordinate and communicate local IE activities to central IE. Ensure the exchange of IE know how within the plant and between plants.
▪ Manage IE tasks within projects. Participate in projects as work package owner, project leader or steering team member.

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Your profile

Master in Mechanical Engineering (preferrable production technology)

3-5 years in tire business

3-5 years project leadership

3-5 years department leadership

Good communication skills and intercultural awareness, capability to communicate in the company IE network

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Our offer

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About us

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2015, the corporation generated sales of €39.2 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tires, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs approximately 215,000 people in 55 countries.

We want you at our facility in Alor Setar.

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