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Director, Site Manufacturing Operations

Gorzów Wielkopolski, Poland Job ID 22675 Apply

SC Johnson has an opportunity for a Director, Manufacturing Operations - Global Supply Chain based in Gorzów Wielkopolski.

Our internal job title at SC Johnson is Director, Manufacturing Operations (Poland).


SC Johnson is a fifth-generation family company built on a spirit of adventure and winning the right way. We have been leading with purpose for over 130 years, building top brands such as Raid®, Glade®, Kiwi®, OFF!®, Windex®, Ziploc® and more, in virtually every country. Through these household names, we are making a positive difference to the world around us. But we only succeed with the combined vitality and strength of our 13,000 people who we truly value and support in their pursuit of individual and shared goals.


Provide strategic and operational direction for Gorzów manufacturing site and ensure that the strategic plans and business objectives are being developed, deployed, implemented with corporate Safety Guidelines and executed in terms of manufacturing as well as product & process engineering in the correct quality, delivery performance and at lowest competitive cost in line with local practices and constraints.


  • Manage plant within the agreed revenues, expense levels, new process & product development, headcounts and capital
  • Ensure that adequate Sales & Operations Planning performance is developed, deployed, implemented and executed
  • Ensure that relevant World Class Manufacturing practices are being developed, deployed, implemented and executed
  • Manage the facility results in terms of costs, methods, delivery, productivity, quality and quantity of assembly operations and personnel, in line with SCJ requirements and business/financial objectives
  • Establish, manage, propose and get approval for the plant annual budgets, in line with regional and global company’s targets and constantly drive cost-out initiatives
  • Act as the responsible site-manager serving all legal entities on site including the responsibility for legal & environmental affairs
  • Develop and maintain efficient relationship with local authorities and decision-making organizations in order to identify all possible threats and opportunities affecting the operations and safeguard SC Johnson long term interests locally
  • Evaluate, validate and recommend staffing needs in order to constantly provide high quality and flexible operations and thus enhance performance, with the lowest cost
  • Develop meaningful and strategic functional performance measurements and tools which enable results to be easily interpreted and understood
  • Ensure that subordinates are highly motivated, through efficient technical support and implementation of adequate training programs, in order to enhance the work climate and productivity in his/her plant, in relation with SC Johnson Corporate values
  • Maintain optimal communication with all departments within the company in order to ensure proper transfer of the information necessary to manage and achieve all departments’ objectives, managing by example


  • Degree in engineering/industrial or chemistry background
  • MBA is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of World Class Manufacturing Practices
  • 10 years’ experience as a senior leadership level a manufacturing environment - FMCG is preferred            
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Both operational and project management approach
  • Strong commercial and business constraints awareness
  • Strategic thinking ability
  • Strong business and financial acumen
  • Negotiation skills and excellent communication skills with the ability to build organizational relationship
  • Visionary thinking and used to operate in highly complex environment
  • Computer literacy
  • English fluently speaking and writing
  • You need to be legally eligible to work in country of application.

Together, we are creating a better future – for the planet, for future generations and for every SCJ team member. Come join us and make an impact through iconic global brands. GO FURTHER WITH OUR FAMILY™



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