Production Manager

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Date: Sep 17, 2023

Location: Suzhou, CN

Company: Barco


The job holder manages Barco Suzhou plant. He has the end responsibility for the performance of plant in terms of making the output at the required quality, cost and delivery performance as requested by the business divisions, whilst ensuring all aspects of safety and environment. Organizes, coordinates, controls and steers all related manufacturing processes and departments.


Key Responsibilities

  • To support the sales process by delivering goods on time, with agreed quantities within the given quality and cost objectives.
  • To coordinate or organize multiple operational functions like: Production, Warehousing, Production Engineering, Quality, Planning, Repair shop etc.
  • To support the R&D activities of the divisions by allocating resources to the different development projects using production facility.
  • To manage all operational costs and investments.
  • To define and implement the optimal organization which is best fit to support the targets set to the organization.
  • To set targets for the organization on the different key elements: output, quality, cost, cycle time, due date performance, new product introduction.
  • To install business systems and processes and by continuously challenging these processes in order to further improve the performance of the production unit/plant.
  • To provide input to the senior management on the current operational performance through the reporting of a balanced set of key performance indicators.
  • To provide input to the senior management on strategic decisions on production locations, manufacturing strategies, in/out sourcing strategies.
  • To prepare and coach people for the current and future needs.
  • Other tasks assigned by the Operation Director.



  • Bachelor in Engineering (min 5 years) or equivalent.



  • At least 5 years hands on experiences in production, 3 years people management experience.



  • Good to have high mix low volume LCD display Production experiment, or in electronic product industry.



  • Leadership skills, assertive, a self-starter with positive attitude.
  • Planning & time management skills.
  • Analytical & communication skills.
  • Lean operation techniques, supply Chain process knowledge, quality systems.
  • English ability both in verbal & written.
  • Experiment in SAP/ERP system.
  • Reporting skill.
  • Problem solving skills.