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Head of Global Industrial Engineering (m/w/divers)

Continental Gruppe 100000.00 Euro . EUR Per annum

2019-10-12 00:23:06

Job location Hannover, Niedersachsen, Germany

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Manufacturing Operations

Job description

  • Build up and ensure technical competencies and engineering qualifications within the regions​
  • Improve and expand the teams current innovation levels as well as digitalization competencies and expertise
  • Design and execute current and future focused IE strategy to optimize growth of the Business Unit
  • Strategically focus on key areas that align with the Business Units overall business objectives and vision
  • Prepare and support investment projects for production equipment, tools and devices in alignment with locations and segments
  • Design and implement new equipment and production processes, emerging technologies and plant layouts that represent opportunities for the organizations growth as well as fostering a culture of innovation
  • Secure professional machine installation, validation and handover to production in collaboration with plant engineering interfaces
  • Build up and keep a worldwide equipment and process standard
  • Cooperate with Research and Development to support the implementation of new recipes and materials
  • Support locations to identify and implement capacity and capability improvements as well as process improvements
  • Establish a diversified global IE network inside and outside of the corporation
  • Provide IE expertise for all investigations and negotiations pertaining to the technical aspects of mergers, joint ventures, licensing and acquisition of new business
  • Degree in Engineering
  • Extensive experience in IE and Technical Service
  • Experience and knowledge in rubber industry
  • Proven success in leadership roles encompassing innovation, strategy and planning
  • Extensive experience in project management
  • Ability to work effectively in a global organization supporting diverse businesses, cultures and regions
  • Creative problem-solving skills to successfully translate consumer needs
  • International experience
  • Fluent English language skills; German language skills preferred
  • Ability to travel worldwide approximately >25%

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