Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Wuppertal




The Facility Manager has overall site responsibility for the safety and effective management of all operational functions. This will meet or exceed the expectations of the Customer in terms of best value proposition offering and the organisation in terms of safety, service, quality, efficiency and profitability.

The Operational responsibilities will continue and improve the current focus of efficiency improvement to increase margins, outputs, resource effectiveness, processes and procedures. To support this projected growth, they will champion the development of measures to track the organisational benefits of process improvements and embed a culture of continuous improvement and pride leveraging EMEA best practices.

•Provide strong leadership for day to day operation as well as for future improvements. “Walk the talk” and be personal role model to champion Customer satisfaction whilst ensuring all site EHS requirements are met.
•Champion Customer satisfaction initiatives aimed at improving our S-W value proposition within the given Market place.
•Ensure site legal and regulatory compliance is met along with 100% compliance to S-W policies and procedures.
•Take active participation in Daily Management system meetings, coaching others and sharing experience and wider EMEA communication cascades.
•Achieve facility sales, operating profit, volume, and standard margin budgets.
•Manage operational activities to ensure Customer and site specific targets are achieved, according to agreed EMEA Key Performance Indicators
•Manage inventory budgeted levels and develops and maintains a stock management system in place to increase inventory turns.
•Manage capital plan for the facility. Sources suitable equipment to support the sales.
•Measure and report monthly on key performance indicators and site specific improvement initiatives and projects. Where appropriate collaborate on leveraging EMEA best practices across site.
•Ensures the facility works effectively with site safety, operational and maintenance programs according to Company rules and standards and country regulations.
•Assist in handling customer complaints within EMEA guidelines.
•Leads the annual physical inventory, ensuring it is conducted in a timely and accurate manner.
•Responsible for implementing Loss Prevention audit action plans
•Ensure safety, loss prevention and security practices are followed according to policy and correct or report non-compliance.
•Ensure policies and procedures for handling hazardous material, as outlined in the Work Safe Manual, are implemented appropriately and reported promptly as required.
•Work with corporate to improve Health, Safety and Environmental initiative activities performed at the site, in order to provide and maintain a safe working environment. Lead continuous improvement of Health, Safety and Environmental results.
•Develop your organisation – ensure S-W values are followed, employee engagement is high and all HR processes are properly implemented and executed with a special emphasis on annual Performance and Talent Management.

•Support all Business Units in the same way
•Must work effectively across a matrix environment, managing multiple priorities. Influence and collaborate across the organization where he/she has no direct control (R&D, Quality, Global Supply Chain and Sourcing)
•Solves issues related to urgent and important issues (safety, quality, environment) – sense of urgency as a must, protect customer and service levels.
•Must be able to effectively communicate and mobilize site teams across all levels and escalate accordingly.
•Supports efforts to optimize total costs.
•Serve as single point of contact, responsible for site performance. POSITION REQUIREMENTS
1.Formal Education:
Required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent

2.Knowledge & Experience:
Required: Strong background in giving the customers the best service possible. Management Experience. Proven experience of working inOperations and logistics; working in a matrix environment, exposure to Environmental, Health and Safety rules and compliance. Lean Six Sigma.
3.Technical/skill Requirements:

Required: Advanced computer literacy. General Environmental, Health and Safety management training.
Preferred: SHW IT systems. Specifics of MIRA, Discovery and ECOMET.

Sherwin-Williams is the largest paints and coatings company in the world. With $15.8 billion in sales, more than 4,100 stores, and 140 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide. Our 60,000 employees across the globe are diverse, innovative and passionate. With a variety of rewarding and challenging opportunities, Sherwin-Williams is a great place to launch and grow a career. Find yours and join us today.
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Basic Qualification:
Please note you will need the existing right to work in the country you apply for. Sherwin-Williams is unable to sponsor work permits or visas.

Equal Opportunity
An equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, colour, religion or belief, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnic or national origin, disability, age pregnancy or maternity, marital or civil partner status, or any other consideration prohibited by law.
We are committed to positively promoting equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. All applicants will be considered for employment on the basis of the job requirements and the individual’s ability and merits in meeting the requirements.

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