Commercial Excellence Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: Feb 18, 2024

Location: Hanau, DE

Company: Heraeus

Commercial Excellence Manager (m/f/d)
Location Hanau
Full Time


About Heraeus

Solutions from the Heraeus Group provide faster internet, rid water of germs, and keep hearts beating in time. As a broadly diversified and globally leading family-owned technology company, we combine materials expertise and technological leadership to create the most diverse products, all with one thing in common: World-class quality. Working with customers around the world, we shape the future and provide vital innovations in the areas of Metals & Recycling, Healthcare, Semiconductor & Electronics and Industrials. Heraeus is one of the top 10 family-owned companies in Germany and has a team of around 17,200 employees in 40 countries.

About our Corporate Consulting Team

As Corporate Consulting and Digitalization team at Heraeus, we know the challenges today's global manufacturing and service companies face. We work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the Operating Companies. We have deep expertise in Supply Chain Excellence (e.g., Operations, Lean Six Sigma) and Commercial Excellence (e.g., Marketing and Sales). We drive digital innovation in our Operating Companies in many different areas, such as Digital Customer Experience (e.g., eCommerce, Web, CRM, Customer Analytics), IoT (e.g., Machine Connectivity, Robotics, Automation, Metrology) and Data Science (e.g., AI, Data Engineering, Optimization). In our Consulting team, we are always in close contact with each other. Openness and trust create room for personal and professional development. GROW with us and let’s get EXCELLENT together. More information about our Corporate Consulting team can be found at


The following challenges await you:

  • We always work in teams with flat hierarchy levels – as part of our project teams, you will consult the leaders of Heraeus' operating companies to realize performance improvements on strategic commercial topics such as marketing, sales, pricing, new business models, sustainability, or growth initiatives.
  • During the national and international projects you will conduct interviews, analyze data, develop improvement initiatives & new concepts, and support the implementation activities.
  • Every project is unique as our operating companies are very diverse and operate in dynamic markets (from established market leaders to innovative start-ups). This means you will face new challenges constantly and have multiple opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Your responsibility is to drive for impact and long-term value - You determine the way to achieve this!
  • The solid ground for our projects is our existing Commercial Excellence Toolbox which needs to be continuously expanded with new approaches and established good practices.
  • State-of-the-art technology and training - You will work in a modern office environment and can take advantage of various training opportunities to promote your professional and personal development.
  • Over the course of approximately 3 years, we support you in developing yourself into your next (leadership) role within Heraeus, according to your interests and expertise.

Your Profile:

  • Business or technical degree completed with excellent results
  • Professional work experience with commercial topics such as Sales, Pricing, Marketing, Product Management, OTC, growth initiatives etc., ideally in a B2B context
  • Both profiles welcome: experience working for a top management consulting firm and/or for a leading industry company (ideally with experience in project based work)
  • Excellent communication skills, outstanding ability to structure complex problems and very confident/quick with numbers and analyses
  • High motivation and reliability, eagerness to learn, open-mindedness, team player attitude
  • Showing strong initiative and ownership - "waiting for instructions" is not an option for you

Your Benefits:

  • Empowerment & Career Development - value-adding projects including multiple insights, high visibility and a cross-functional network enabling a future transition into a management or leadership role within the Heraeus Group
  • Top projects with high impact - You will always work on key topics that are highly relevant for the performance of the Heraeus Group and thus create real added value side by side with our colleagues in the business units
  • Strong salary package - attractive basic salary, performance-related components & profit-sharing and support for private pension plan
  • Hybrid working and regular time off - a combination of remote and on site working, 30 days annual leave plus up to 6 additional days off (company closures on bridge days and between years), special leave for special occasions, life phase account for paid time off (e.g. sabbatical, earlier retirement)
  • Additional benefits - on site- subsidized public transport, company medical service with comprehensive vaccinations and preventive medical check-ups, sport offers at our Heraeus Balance Point, delicious and healthy dishes in our canteen and social counseling to foster and ensure mental health

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