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Operational Excellence Manager

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
23 September, 2021

Job Description

Operational Excellence Manager Near Hanover Our global FMCG client is experiencing sustained growth and expansion. As such, they have identified a need to bring in a Operational Excellence Manager to help lead their multi-site, global transformation. As Supply Chain Optimisation Manager, you will be instrumental in guiding the global business to enhance its E2E Supply Chains long-term strategic growth plans across a global team, using strong analytical skills - crucially impacting the global production performances.


Operational Excellence Manager, Hanover, Germany


You will bring previous experience of working closely with operational sites, identifying improvements plans across Production, Sourcing, Logistics, Warehousing and Customer Service, and how to synchronise these across multiple sites. With strong project management skills, you will bring proven leadership skills to build cross-functional relations while utilising your strong lean ethos to drive KPIs reviews, enhancements and training needs to elevate all internal customers.


As Operational Excellence Manager, we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skillsets:


  • Educated to degree or equivalent level in Engineering, Business Administration or Mathematics
  • A minimum of 5 years‘ experience in an FMCG style industry is a strong advantage with a proven background in leadership and people management Exposure to Lean Six Sigma, TPM initiatives is a strong advantage - focused on improving multi site OEE performances
  • Strong analytical skills, proven experience of using data-driven projects to influence change
  • Language skills: fluent English is mandatory, with a strong command of German or French being advantageous, but not essential
  • Experience with organisational change and development within a large matrix company, managing change programmes and teams through this Proven leadership and analytical skills, ideally having introduced digitalisation projects into their businesses - focused on KPIs enhancements across E2E SC initiatives
  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders effectively Willingness to travel (can be around 50%)


If you are interested in applying for this Operational Excellence Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.