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Head of Mechanical Production (m/f/d)

Location: Germany/Kreuztal  |  Sector: Mechanical Production


We are looking for the Head of Mechanical Production (m/f/d) with the following tasks and requirements profile at the earliest possible date.

Your tasks

You will ensure the quality and on-time production of individual parts and assemblies for customer orders in compliance with specifications and budgets, and develop our production in a future-proof manner. Your tasks will include:

  • Operational management of mechanical production, maintenance and work preparation
  • Motivating and appreciative management and development of the associated employees and teams
  • Resource planning: personnel deployment, capacity and machine utilization planning
  • Definition and implementation of a sustainable production strategy to realize potential savings
  • Ongoing further development and optimization of manufacturing technology and production processes and implementation of improvement activities
  • Managing and expanding the external awarding of production contracts in coordination with central purchasing
  • Introduction and development of CAD/CAM technology
  • Planning and implementation of investments in modern machinery and equipment
  • Forecasting, budget planning and control  

Your profile

As an experienced management expert in mechanical production, you know how to motivate your team to perform at their best with your convincing and motivating communication skills in order to achieve the company's goals. You also qualify:

  • Successfully completed industrial-technical training with subsequent further qualification as a technician or master craftsman or successfully completed technical studies, ideally with a focus on production and manufacturing technology
  • Relevant professional experience with demonstrable success in production
  • Very good empathy and strong decision-making and leadership skills
  • Very good expert knowledge in the field of production planning and control, work preparation and machining technology
  • Sound knowledge of the scheduling and control logic of ERP and APS systems in the area of production
  • Experience in store floor management, 5S and lean (yellow belt or green belt) is desirable

Our offer

With us, you will gain an attractive employer with over 75 years of market experience and a highly diversified product range that has a very good reputation worldwide. A pleasant working atmosphere is just as much a matter of course for us as short decision-making paths and a well-founded and professional induction by the current job holder. Attractive insurance and pension benefits contribute to a high level of motivation, as does the long-term employment we desire. In addition to the financial benefits, you will benefit from a family-friendly working environment, which includes time off, sports, nutrition and counseling services for family members as well as daycare places and a parent-child office directly on the company premises.

Convince us with your application that you are the right person for us. We look forward to getting to know you.

Application form

Please use our online application form.

Application form

Useful application information

Do it right!

Your application should contain:

  • Covering letter
    Short covering letter explaining why you apply for the announced vacancy. Information about cancellation period or first possible starting date (for applicants within working contract) resp. salary wish would be of advantage.
  • CV
    CV in bullet points with complete contact data and chronological list-up of education, prior employments, onward studies, language and IT knowledge, as well as hobbies, interests and social engagements. Also a short listing of your professional and personal strengths will be of advantage too.
  • Certificates
    Copies of your working certificates (for people in employment) and final reports (education, studies etc.) or rather your last four school certificates or useful onward-studies resp. participation certificates in practical courses.

Your electronic application should be sent preferably in 2 PDF documents:

  • Covering letter
  • CV and certificates

Your email text should mention in the reference line you given and family name as well as the job your are applying for. There is no need for further text as all important facts should be included in the PDF covering letter.

It would also be of advantage if your E-Mail signature contains your complete contact data.


Heinrich Georg GmbH
Franzisca Strunk
Langenauer Straße 12
57223 Kreuztal

Franzisca Strunk

Franzisca Strunk

Human Resources

+49 (0) 2732 779566