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Assistant to the Production Manager – English speaker (230 views)

Niederkassel, Germany
January 12, 2017

United Brands Marketing GmbH is a manufacturer of capillary systems for the global Cosmetics Industry, highly specializing in liquid liners for the eye, brow, lip, body and nail care segments. With over 25 years of experience in the manufacturing of capillary systems, United Brands offers the largest variety of formulations, packaging and applicator tip options in the industry. The company has achieved double-digit growth rates in each of the last 5 years and is now positioned to bring its expertise to the US market, following great success in Germany, Europe and the Middle East. We are looking for dependable and motivated people to join and support the production team in our manufacturing facility, in a multicultural and multinational environment. Therefore, English fluency is important as you are expected to communicate in this language on a daily basis. Under the close supervision of the Production Manager, daily work may include manufacturing assembly-line production, material handling/warehouse work. United Brands Marketing offers you not only an entry opportunity to cosmetic business, but also the opportunity to improve and change every day. Thanks to flat hierarchies and short communication channels, the company is always moving.

IMPORTANT: We offer 12 months of paid trainee program, followed by the possibility of permanent position. We kindly ask to do not apply for this position if you are considering just short-term assignments. We are interested in young professionals willing to stay in our company and develop themselves to a management position.

Job Duties:

  • Support our Production Manager on different task;
  • Training on machines, in order to understand the production line (Deco Printing included)
  • Scheduling of personnel based on client-demand schedules;
  • Training on Material Management: including planning, monitoring and organizing incoming deliveries of materials and outgoing goods;
  • Follow up on deadlines to ensure satisfactory service;
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives in order to increase platform performance;
  • Training on internal Quality Audit;
  • Provide a good connection and cooperation between different departments;

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree;
  • Fluent in English (C1 level);
  • Intermediate level of German;
  • Excellent computer knowledge in MS Office (Word and Excel) and Outlook;
  • Willing and able to work any shift schedule, including nights and weekends;

Personal characteristics:

  • The candidate must be able to perform physical tasks for extended periods of time including: standing, walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling and twisting over surfaces;
  • The candidate must be flexible to work in production line on machines if necessary, under supervision and, with the time independently;
  • The candidate must be very well organized, resourceful, able to communicate with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, meet deadlines, and perform with a high level of professionalism;
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with people of all backgrounds and races are required. The candidate must be able to work cooperatively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness;
  • Ability to set priorities, develop a work schedule and monitor progress towards goals and track details/data/information/activities;
  • Flexibility, reliability, and stable work history are welcomed;

*Please, forward your applications directly to Ms. Natalia Nagumanova: natalia(at)u-b-m.com


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