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Global Plant Manager (f/m)

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG / Hard / Austria / Regional/Country/Plant/Operations Manager

Your responsibilities

We, at ALPLA, act in a flexible way and cooperate across boundaries – for our customers and for the best results. For this, we are seeking entrepreneurial and curious characters that have the courage to leave their comfort zone and take on extraordinary challenges.

  • You will be a valuable member of an intercultural team of Plant Managers who take over short- to mid-term assignments in production plants around the globe, mainly in the regions Africa, Middle East & Turkey as well as Western Europe.
  • A professional Onboarding Program in the Headquarters in Austria as well as in several production plants across Europe prepares you for the flexible assignments and gives you the opportunity to establish a strong international network within our family-owned company.
  • You take over the Interim Management of existing ALPLA plants, support existing management teams or contribute to build-up new ALPLA plants.
  • In close cooperation with our Headquarters and the responsible Regional Management, you independently manage an ALPLA plant, which means:
    • You represent ALPLA in its local market and ensure professional customer management and market cultivation.
    • Your major task is the implementation of the Corporate Strategy at plant level and you are in charge of the overall operational performance of the assigned production plant. The profit and loss responsibility of the plant also belongs to your area of accountability.
    • You ensure optimization and continuous improvement of all operational processes. "Operational Excellence" is our ultimate goal.
    • You uphold a strong commitment to employee appreciation and ensure the development and value of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Your competencies and qualifications

  • You have completed a higher commercial and/or technical education, as well as a proven track of management experience in an international manufacturing company, preferably in the packaging industry.
  • Ideally, you have experience in the start-up of production plants or in major Change Management Projects/Processes.
  • Outstanding leadership capabilities to build, motivate, and inspire teams is what differentiates you from others.
  • You have an assertive and performance-driven mindset and enjoy facing exceptional challenges all over the world.
  • You are open-minded and look forward to live and work in different countries with great cultural diversity.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English, every other language is advantageous.

Good reasons to join ALPLA

We offer a professional and tailor-made Onboarding Program that enables you to accumulate precious experience and knowledge about our company structure, processes and pioneering projects, that set new standards – in the ALPLA Headquarters as well as in different ALPLA production plants. The possibility to attend professional in-house trainings at our ALPLA Academy substantiates your introduction period and enables you to strengthen your international network. Our family company offers flat hierarchies, a climate of mutual appreciation and respect which encourages our employees to step out of their comfort zone. Within your role as a Global Plant Manager and with your fresh ideas, you can achieve best possible results, create customer satisfaction and remain a pioneer.

Legally mandatory note: In line with the minimum salary stipulated in the collective agreement, the actual salary for this position is based on professional qualifications and experience.

Contact person
Viktoria Martin, Human Resources

ALPLA Werke Alwin Lehner GmbH & Co KG
Mockenstraße 34, 6971 Hard, Austria
T +43 (5574) 602 153,

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