Viridium Associates

Production Manager, Manaus, Brazil

Job Summary


Viridium Associates






Full Time





Close Date:




Not Applicable


Manaus, Brazil

Address To:

The Viridium Team



My client is a well established and leading European manufacturer specialized in hydro market. They develop innovative turbines, generators and automation technology for hydro power stations, among them large and small hydro power plants, pumped storage plants, tidal current and wave power stations, across 50 different countries. Due to their continuous growth, they are looking to hire a Production Manager to be based in Leipzig who will be responsible for the manufacturing processes of the production line.
Position Overview:
My client is looking for an experienced engineer with expertise and experience in the manufacturing of heavy steel structures. This is an exceptional opportunity to take a senior position within an already established leading and dynamic organisation who have an aggressive ambition to be market leaders. 
Arrange the production line and maintain production efficiency
Manage the production schedule to improve the quality of production
Responsible for the operation and maintenance in the production area
Responsible for the control and management of the production curve
Supervise the production, quality and quantity control
Organise safety training, fire safety management for the team of 50 people
Identification of needs in the field of production and staff 
Implementation of occupational safety 
Support / supervision of projects 
Provide regular updates to the Production Director 
Educated to Bsc in a technical degree, ideally mechanical engineering. 
Core Requirements:
Must have 4 years experience in hydro industry, if not experience in other renewable sector or energy industry
Have practical, hands on experience hydro module production
Must have welding engineering experience
Knowledge and experience with relevant tools, computer software and methodologies
Strong experience in project management and business skills
Data analysis
Team Management experience
Fluent in English and Portuguese
General Requirements
Be willing to work in Manaus, Brazil
Adopt a proactive and problem solving approach to work
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication skills whilst working with people with a divers cross-cultural skill set
Key Skills: hydro, steel, management, quality, production, Brazil, Portuguese.
For more information please send a Word copy of your CV to, call us on +44 (0) 203 005 5560, or visit No PDFs please. We can only respond to applicants with relevant experience as detailed above