WIDE ANGLE Human Resources is looking for a General Manager in Žilina, Slovakia
Our client is a company focused on technical furniture -meeting tables, video panels- embedding technology such as connectics / screens / audio / cameras and any other devices for meeting rooms, huddle rooms, boardrooms, control rooms etc…
They are developing, producing, assembling, and delivering this technical furniture for their customers mainly based in western Europe.
The company is part of a global organization including sites in 3 countries: Slovakia, Spain, and France.
To continue their development, they are looking for a senior manager, based in Zilina, SK.
Under responsibility of your manager based in Western Europe, you will be responsible to implement a sourcing strategy for all components and subcontracting orders of the company.
This includes items for standard ranges of technical furniture products, as well as customized solutions for specific deals.
After a training period in the Zilina office, you will be in charge of following tasks :
- Analysis of purchasing portfolio: components and subcontracting
- Propose and implement a sourcing strategy
- Find competitive suppliers / partners for material supplies / subcontracted deals
- Develop strong partnership with partners
- Contribute to development of new products with constructors
You will take over the General management of the company, which includes:
- a workshop of 5 skilled professionals + temporary workers
- a development staff of 4 constructors
- a network of partners
To achieve your mission, you will have to work with Zilina workshop team & constructors, and with logistic and project managers based in France and Spain.
Your profile :
- Technical background: University or Engineering diploma
- Practice in furniture industry is an advantage
- Experienced in sourcing and purchasing
- Successful experience as a General Manager
- Appetite for innovative products / ideas
- Autonomous at work
- Slovak fluent (spoken & written, C1 or C2 level), English fluent.
What the company offers :
- Autonomy and space for self-realization
- International background
If you feel you’d fit the requirements please send us your application (CV+ application letter) in English