General Manager (expat)


About the job

AutoStore is a leading software and robotics company providing automation technology to warehouse & distribution facilities. Our solution is the most space-saving system on the market and can provide a fourfold increase in storage capacity. With over 50,000 robots in over 1150 systems across 49 countries, AutoStore is the most deployed provider of grid-based, high-density goods-to-person systems globally. For more information, see Our headquarters is in Nedre Vats Norway with offices in Haugesund (Norway), Oslo (Norway), the US, UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, Austria, South Korea, Japan and Singapore.

Bots, Bins and Brilliant People – bring on the future of warehousing!


AutoStore is seeking an General Manager(Expat) for new factory in Thailand

AutoStore is the pioneer of robotic cube storage systems and is constantly evolving as a company. We are changing the way goods and services are stored across the globe, and are pushing borders to increase efficiency, safety and develop new products for our customers.

We are now expanding our production with a new factory in Thailand.

now looking for a dedicated General Manager to join our growing operations organization. We are looking for an individual to oversee all daily operations of the facility from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. As the Plant Manager you will gain knowledge from a highly technological business with a truly international perspective.

As you General Manager will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer (COO)and Line Manager and Senior executive global team in setting up the new facilities.


We are Lean, Bold and Transparent – Join our team of creative and innovative individuals as part of a bigger collaborative team.


· Plan, organize, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations

· Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping

· Implement strategies in alignment with the company’s strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus

· Budget and manage manufacturing cost structures by developing and maintaining operational expenses within budget allowance, and investigate cost-reduction measures

· Share a trusting relationship with workgroup and recruit, manage and develop plant staff

· Commit to plant safety procedures

· Develop systems and processes that track and optimize productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets and take action to ensure effective return on assets

· Collaborate with functional departments in the implementation of all continuous improvement activities



· Proven work experience as a plant manager

· 5 years proven managerial experience

· 10 years manufacturing experience

· Experience in managing operations that require electronic and mechanical assembly

· English language speaking skills – high level required

· Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation and human resources)

· Familiarity with industry standard equipment and technical expertise

· Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes

· Ability to create accountability and to lead by example

· Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills

· Bachelor’s degreed or up in Engineering and/or Business Management or related field

· Previous experience working for an international company with management outside of Thailand preferred



  • Go above and beyond for customers
  • Take pride in deliver on your word
  • You are organized
  • You work independently, but know when to reach out and ask for help
  • You get things done and are motivated by getting results
  • Must be self-motivated and be able to work independently.
  • Service minded, pro-active and flexible
  • Drive and motivation team to be One AutoStore culture



· A creative, safe, and solid workplace in a business experiencing tremendous growth – Norway’s first unicorn company listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange

· A company culture where we recognize and applaud everyone’s contributions in making decisions

· Competitive compensation and benefits


Show your interest in the position by registering your CV and application as soon as possible by send to E-Mail :

Certificates and diplomas are attached to the application. All inquiries are treated confidentially.


Application deadline: 30.04.2024- applications are processed on an ongoing basis.

More detail about our company please visit :

In AutoStore you don’t merely join a company, you join a family.

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