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Senior Manager, Plant Production Excellence Head

City:  Bangkok
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  Until Hire

Ref. 5048


Key objectives:

  • Drive continuous improvement effort to reduce production cost, improve quality and productivity, and increase FROT
  • Coordinate with Quality to implement long term corrective actions improving/ eliminating quality issues
  • Coordinate with Innovation to implement innovation pilots and support transition into mass-production of new innovations
  • Streamline communication and alignment between PEx, I&PD, Quality, FM and Production, as well as deployment of best practices across production units

Key duties:

  • Provide inputs to PEx strategic and productivity roadmap, and KPI targets
  • Contribute to strategic initiatives involving continuous improvement
  • Liaise with Production/ I&PD to prioritize initiatives and activities with the Production unit to ensure efficient resources utilization
  • Collaborate with Quality, FM, and Production on day-to-day troubleshooting technical related issue; to ensure effectiveness of Fast Response /Defect Resolution and ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner
  • Provide feedback on quality and operations issues to I&PD/ AQ to prevent reoccurrence and further improve DFCS and process control
  • Drive short-term/ long-term continuous improvement initiatives and best practice defined by Center PEX and endorse the implementation through collaboration with Production and I&PD
  • Validate new innovations from I&PD; provide inputs and feedback to feasibility study; support the transition from pilot to mass production
  • Agree to changes/ updates of standard time, work instruction, and other manufacturing parameters; ensure effectiveness of the change management process 
  • Ensure best practices sharing and standardization across all plants and GBU business partners to deliver best-in-class operations performance
  • Coordinate with Finance controller to optimize cost performance; ensure CAPEX/OPEX adherence of new projects



  • Bachelor Degree or higher in Engineering or related field. 
  • Experience from large manufacturing, most preferred to Process engineering, Continuous improvement, Project Management and Business strategy
  • Drive the solution to most complex business problems  
  • Possess the strategic perspective and create sustained results for Pandora (financial, non-financial) 
  • Demonstrate ability to make hard decisions, making the right trade-offs 
  • Effectively plan and efficiently deliver exceptional work while handling both volume and complexity  
  • Is an inspirational leader; practices genuine humility and places the team above their own interests 
  • Is self-motivated and hungry enough to work hard; willing to change 
  • Is smart about other people; has an ability to lead, manage, motivate, and run own team of future leaders  
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills; interact effectively with the organization