Group Senior Director (m/f/d) Production

Reference number: 023_03400

For over 30 years, MOTORTECH GmbH has been one of the leading international developers and manufacturers of ignition systems, air/fuel mixture control systems, engine management systems and other accessories in the field of stationary gas engines. As of January 2017, the company belongs to the US-based Generac® Group. With its focus on research and development, MOTORTECH takes the lead globally when it comes to efficient, economic and environmentally friendly configuration and optimisation of gas engines.

With over 8,800 employees, Generac® Group is an American manufacturer of power generation equipment for the residential, commercial and industrial markets. Generac® power systems range from 800 watts to 9 megawatts and are sold in over 150 countries worldwide. Generac® was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in Waukesha, Wisconsin USA.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing the areas of production and process engineering
  • Leadership & motivation of ~100 employees with regards to responsibility & their active further development 
  • Close cooperation with the other divisions and the international subsidiaries
  • Responsibility for the achievement of all production-related KPIs (e.g. productivity, OEE, plant utilization, etc.)
  • Active continuous optimization of production and maintenance processes and further improvement
  • Ensuring occupational health and safety in the area of responsibility
  • Strategic further development of the production area as well as direct reporting to management
  • Establishment and expansion of lean, automation and digitalization projects
  • Process optimization of introducing new products into production in close cooperation with R&D


  • Completed technical studies (mechanical engineering or process engineering), business knowledge
  • Several years of professional experience in a similar position with proven success in increasing productivity and comprehensive management responsibility in a multi-shift production environment
  • Very good expertise in production processes (especially in assembly and machining)
  • High IT affinity as well as team spirit
  • Very good written and spoken German and English skills


  • Knowledge of vacuum potting and use of cobots in production
  • Process and target orientation through the application of appropriate KPIs as well as through the implementation of principles of continuous improvement, lean management -Six Sigma certification
  • Knowledge in the use of proAlpha and Epicor

Attn Mrs. Karen Lohse

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