Head of Operations (m/f/d)


  • Office: Heidelberg
  • Schedule: full time


  • HE2103_008

We are looking for

  • In the context of a replacement, we are looking for a full-time Operations Manager (m/f/d) in the Operations division.

Your responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and direction to Order Processing, Purchasing, Manufacturing/Quality Control, Repair, Logistics, and Master Data Management.
  • Lead and develop the entire Operations team.
  • Staff scheduling, budget responsibility as well as prioritization of activities in Operations projects.
  • Preparation of all budget and strategic plans
  • Development and implementation of new processes in manufacturing and logistics
  • Search for procurement alternatives
  • Responsibility in the evaluation of make-or-buy decisions
  • Final responsibility of the Operations Verification & Validation (V&V) processes
  • Responsibility for the manufacturing laboratory area including compliance with occupational health and safety measures

Your qualifications

  • Very good university degree in engineering or related field.
  • Several years of professional experience in the coordination of complex production processes.
  • Demonstrated leadership responsibility for teams on the production floor
  • Six Sigma knowledge or other knowledge of production improvement processes would be desirable

Your profile

  • Leadership skills as well as the ability to compromise
  • Strong sense of responsibility and high level of determination
  • Strong moderation skills
  • Efficient and solution-oriented time management
  • Proactive communication
  • High willingness to learn

We offer

  • Interesting, challenging work at a dynamic international company
  • An open business culture and a pleasant working environment
  • Modern workplaces
  • Performance-based compensation
  • A highly motivated team in an international environment
  • An attractive office in Heidelberg's Bahnstadt district, including Job ticket
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