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For more than a 100 years Rapp Marine Group has successively developed new generations of advanced machinery and equipment for the marine and offshore oil industries worldwide. Their high priorities of R&D activities are closely linked to the group’s basic strategy: Creating products and solutions at the technological forefront for an international market. The group’s headquarter is situated in Bodø, Norway.
Our Serbian production plant Rapp Zastava, Kragujevac started its operations in October 2006. Here we produce winches for our clients in oil and gas industry. For further development of our Serbian future flagship operations we are searching for experienced and entrepreneurial leader for the position of

Managing Director

position based in Gruža, Kragujevac / Serbia
  • 5+  years of experience in managing an international production plant is a prerequisite, combined with a university degree in engineering
  • good knowledge of manufacturing methods with hands-on LEAN experience
  • fluency in English is mandatory, familiarity with the local language and working environment is highly desirable (foreign citizens are also welcome)
  • excellent PC skills and exposure to ERP
  • energy and drive for achieving, keen on order and planning, systematic and diligent professional
  • strong focus on quality and safety principles, capability to lead by example
  • willingness to relocate to the site on the long term basis
Job description:
  • full responsibility for managing the production plant operations in Serbia / Gruža
  • securing that the plant is aligning group’s highest requirements for quality, quantity and timeliness
  • enforce implementation of ISO quality standards and goals, as well as highly demanding HSE policies
  • liaison between internal and external stakeholders as well as being the official representative to local authorities
  • managing and developing the Gruža plant as a world class manufacturing facility
  • management and controlling of plant departments, ensuring implementation of group strategy, values and philosophy 
  • further development of strategic and operative plans for the local plant, based on overall company goals
  • responsible for manpower enlargement by recruitment, allocation and organizational development
Our Client is offering the opportunity to become the cornerstone of their operations in Serbia, to fully express and further improve your professional abilities within international environment.
If you would like to invest your previous successful career results in your future, please send your CV and application letter in English, exclusively to our e-mail address, with full confidentiality.
HILL International, Serbia, 11 000 Belgrade, Ruzveltova 45, tel/fax: +381 11 3294 500
Job duration: 15.12.2014.