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German Industry & Commerce Greater China | Beijing, Beijing, China

About Company:

German Industry & Commerce Greater China | Beijing is part of the global network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHKs). We promote Sino-German business relations and support the business activities of companies both from Germany and China with a broad range of services.

About this job:


Our European client is a leading supplier to the printing and packaging industry. The company has over 1,000 employees worldwide and a long history of innovations and technological leadership in its industry. Customers appreciate the quality and reliability of our client’s products, as well as their outstanding service and quick delivery times.

For the newly formed joint venture company our client is currently looking for an experienced and skillful

General Manager (m/f)
Location: Tianjin


As General Manager you will directly report to the Board of Directors of the new joint venture company in Tianjin, as well as to the responsible manager at the headquarters in Europe. You bear the full responsibility for the establishment of the production in Tianjin, as well as for all operational areas of the company.

Your main tasks:

  • Management of the company with full responsibility for business development, customer satisfaction, cost and personnel
  • Development and implementation of a competition and market strategy
  • Target and results-oriented management of all business units with regard to the strategic, organizational, human resources, and operational structure
  • Responsibility for recruiting the right people
  • Leadership, motivation and development of all employees
  • To plan and ensure an efficient production, especially with regard to deadlines, costs and quality
  • Continuous efficiency and process optimization in the respective areas of responsibility for improving competitiveness
  • Planning budgets and reporting to the Board of Directors

Educational background

Successful completion of a technical or business degree (Bachelor or Master) or a comparable educational background/vocational training


Professional background

  • Work experience with proven success in a leadership position in a China branch of a company from Europe
  • Work experience relevant for this position in a German company would be an advantage
  • Experience in the establishment and in the development of production plants
  • Proven success in exploring the market and the business potentials in the aforementioned market environment
  • Experiences in toolmaking, model construction, or in the production of variants
  • High level of leadership competence and clear leadership approach on the basis of a straight forward understanding of leadership and management
  • Management by objectives and by relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)


Language skills

  • English and Chinese business fluent
  • Good knowledge of German would be an advantage, but not a must



  • Leader with high level of intrinsic motivation and strong sense of entrepreneurial thinking and acting
  • Strategic, analytical and structured working approach
  • Good standing and sovereignty - keeps a cool head even in critical, challenging situations and makes decisions calmly and carefully
  • Assertive and charismatic with the ability to influence, inspire and convince other people in their environment
  • Emotional stability, high social competence, and excellent communication skills, both towards external and internal contacts
  • Strong focus on the essential, important tasks with the clear ability to align the organization accordingly
  • Team player with strong own sense of direction who can integrate the colleagues’ opinions into a successful strategy
  • Strong cognitive skills with the ability to quickly gain trust, acceptance and appreciation in a challenging technical environment
  • Very good technical understanding and quick comprehension
  • A personality who is able to analyze, and evaluate risks, and to translate the results into target-oriented strategies and activities
Native Language: Chinese
Working Experience: above 10 years
How to apply:

If you are interested in joining this excellent European company, please send us your complete application (CV, picture, certificates, and references in one single pdf file) in English at:

Please note that we only contact short listed candidates. We look forward to hearing from you!

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