Manager, CI Engineer (Lamphun)

City:  Lamphun
Country/Region:  TH
Application Deadline:  until hire

Imagine being the leader of a continuous improvement engineering team at the world’s largest jewellery brand. If you love leading improvement projects in production, you might be our next Manager, CI Engineer for Product Engineering at Pandora Crafting & Supply.


We love that you will…

Strategic Results

  • Support the senior manager in driving strategic and tactical decisions for the production units, aligning resources to deliver key functional objectives in alignment with PPT strategic goals.
  • Support strategic projects across the company.
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams for improvement projects, including capacity expansion, ensuring project achievement, on-time delivery, and added value as planned.

Best-in-Class Manufacturing

  • Oversee and create best-in-class jewellery production operations, maintain high production standards, and adopt best practices to ensure continuous improvement across production units.

Customer Centricity

  • Support the senior manager in delivering the best of PANDORA by adopting new manufacturing techniques and staying true to design objectives.

Financial Results

  • Ensure low production costs, on-time delivery, and high production quality.
  • Collaborate with the finance team to develop business cases for improvement projects, ensuring reasonable investment and maximum value.
  • Plan and track CAPEX/OPEX spending according to budgetary planning.

Collaborative Efforts

  • Engage stakeholders in critical activities, ensuring effective collaboration across all functions.
  • Collaborate with other departments to align work processes for improvement, problem-solving, or new product readiness.
  • Assist production with pressing assignments by offering prompt actions and long-term solutions.
  • Support the Process Engineer team with long-term solutions for quality issues.
  • Assist in activities such as 5S and Kaizen.

People & Inspirational Leadership

  • Improve and sustain eNPS within the top quartile, developing a strong internal leadership pipeline with a focus on local talent.
  • Build a diverse and trust-based leadership team, fostering a culture of collaboration.
  • Support and coach team members to develop required knowledge and skills in industrial engineering (Lean manufacturing, Six Sigma, data analytics, etc.).


We love that you are…

  • A strong leader with a focus on teamwork and collaboration.
  • Encouraging and motivating your team towards direction and goals while sharing your expertise.
  • Passionate, performance-driven, and committed to building and developing your team’s capabilities.
  • Logical and possess a problem-solving mindset to drive output to target.
  • Experienced with a minimum of 5-7 years in manufacturing, NPI, production, or process engineering, OR at least 10 years in production processes with 3-5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, ERP, and Minitab (preferred).
  • Excellent in written and verbal communication skills in English.


Welcome to our Crafting & Supply

At our crafting facilities, where centuries-old traditions meet modern production techniques, you'll be greeted by over 13,000 skilled craftspeople. You will be part of a team of 7, reporting to the Senior Manager, Plant Level PEx Head (Lamphun), who also oversees Production Excellence in the Lamphun Plant. Join a team as diverse and inclusive as our jewellery. We value creative thinking and ensure equitable opportunities for all.

  • Foster your growth through our learning and development programs.
  • At Pandora, no effort or contribution goes unnoticed. We offer a wide range of opportunities and benefits to ensure our employees feel valued, supported, and cared for.


About Pandora Crafting & Supply

Pandora began crafting jewellery in Thailand in 1989, inspired by the delicate craftsmanship of Thai people. Today, we have two crafting facilities in Thailand (Bangkok and Lamphun), employing over 13,000 skilled craftspeople. By the end of 2023, 107 million pieces were sold globally, all hand-finished in Thailand using high-quality, sustainable materials.


About Pandora Group

Pandora is the world’s largest jewellery brand, designed in Denmark and crafted in Thailand. Our jewellery allows for endless personalisation, helping people express their passions. We sell our products in over 100 countries through 6,700 points of sale, including 2,600 concept stores. Pandora is committed to sustainability, using lab-grown stones and recycled silver and gold in all its jewellery. Headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, Pandora employs 33,000 people worldwide and is listed on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange, with sales of DKK 28.1 billion (EUR 3.8 billion) in 2023.