Supply Chain Excellence Manager (m/f/d)

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Hanau, HE, DE, 63450

Company: Heraeus

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

Imagine a job where you will have the opportunity to do exciting and challenging work, while collaborating with extraordinary colleagues. A company that invests in you and your career, providing the training, mentoring, development and support you need to be successful now and in the future. If you want a career without limits with a market-leading family-owned, global company where you can make an impact, then imagine an opportunity at Heraeus. Every day, our worldwide team of around 14,800 employees are bringing forward new ideas and solutions that are impacting and transforming everything from healthcare to renewable energy to e-mobility to high-tech and telecommunications.


The following challanges await you: 

  • You provide consulting services in the areas of production, logistics, controlling, purchasing and maintenance.
  • You will take over a central role in the Supply Chain Excellence team and ensure that the team is consistently focused on customer needs, quality and efficiency.
  • With entrepreneurial spirit you will actively drive forward the conceptual development of the Heraeus-wide Supply Chain Excellence approach.
  • You carry out cross-site projects to increase profitability and productivity and optimize production, using tools such as Lean Six Sigma and Advanced Supply Chain Planning.
  • Within the framework of the international project teams, you will independently manage projects from conception to implementation and ensure sustainability by regular performance reviews.
  • The coaching of our employees from the operational business units will also be a part of your area of responsibility.


Your profile:

  • Successfully completed technical or scientific studies with an appropriate focus
  • At least 4 years of professional experience in the operative supply chain environment or consulting and competence in the optimization of production areas as well as project management
  • Technical based knowledge in the areas of Lean Six Sigma and Supply Chain Management especially with experience in production and production-related areas (e.g. in production planning and control) 
  • Ideally certified Green or Black Belt qualification
  • Self-conscious in dealing with workers council and different levels of management
  • Experience in project management as well as coaching the team and in the context of change processes
  • Good German and English speaking and writing skills as well as secure handling of Office 365 applications
  • Travel share approximately 50% - willingness to be deployed internationally for several weeks on business projects