Chief Operating Officer (all genders / based in Eschlikon-Switzerland)

by appointment

Soft Drink and Liquid Packaging Industry

At Corvaglia, everything revolves around caps & closures: from design and development, mould making, mass production to application– the corvaglia Group is an internationally active producer of innovative closure systems. There is increasing demand for our products and services, which are ideally positioned. Over 300 employees in Switzerland, Mexico and the USA work continuously to find perfect solutions; thus, we are already well prepared for the future – how about you? Would you like to become part of a collegial and innovative team and contribute to the growing success of our company in a responsible role? Would you like to celebrate great successes and lead our innovations to commercial success? Then you have come to the right place. We are looking for a

Chief Operating Officer

(all genders / based in Eschlikon-Switzerland)

You are responsible for the operational core business and its optimization with a focus on organizational and process-oriented issues. You report directly to the CEO, relieve and keep him informed about the daily business. You will develop decision-making bases and solution approaches, taking into account the corporate values and their culture.

Based on the business plans of the local entities, you will initiate suitable and feasible solutions and set best-practice standards. Furthermore you establish and maintain a uniform operations KPI system, control and operate KPIs and intervene in case of deviations. You ensure uniform corvaglia production standards at our existing locations CH, USA, Mexico and our future locations. You generate structures that allow a continuous exchange of best practices at the sites, create guidelines for the procurement of production infrastructure. Your responsibilities include the evaluation of suppliers and comparison of all cost types in the P&L of the Closure Business Units that are directly influenced by Operations and their. You generate technical and operations knowledge and make it available to the General Managers and Operations Directors of the business units.

In this role you are a sparring partner for General Managers and Operations Directors regarding resource planning and production control.

For this challenging role, you will need a degree in General Management in the plastics/packaging industry and experience in 7/24 shift operations in a mass production is required.

You have at least 15 years of professional experience in general management (COO, CEO or similar position), preferably in an internationally oriented SME/industrial environment with a high export share and with C-Level responsibility.

In addition, this challenging position requires at least 15 years of leadership experience with at least 200 employees, organised internationally.

We are looking for an entrepreneurial, communicative personality with strong leadership skills and the ability to focus, structure and prioritize needs and tasks and ensure their implementation. You think analytically, are well organized and adept at applying methods. You describe yourself as a self-confident and seasoned leader and easily convince others of your ideas through your sound experience.

You are familiar with the industry and have good networking skills. A small amount of travel to visit overseas locations is required in this position. Become part of our team and take the opportunity to contribute personally in a motivating environment.

We look forward to receiving your application by e-mail to, you@corvaglia.ch

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms Sandra Bammert, Group Human Resources Director, +41 71 973 77 77

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