Product Care Manager Rothenburg
R&D
Full Time
Rothenburg, Germany
2018-07-26

Make ideas come to life. Globally.

For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open for new ideas we can push the boundaries for cooking, cleaning and wellbeing at home. But to keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be.

PRODUCT CARE MANAGER– Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany 

Our global Research & Development activity amounts to nothing if we can’t truly bring it to life. 
And that requires assessing, reviewing and innovating every detail, every day. If you have an eye for detail, share our passion for creating better experiences and never settle, this could you be your next step of many.  
 
A REGULAR DAY AT WORK 

Joining us in the Production Center and working in the exciting space between R&D and the Product Sectors, you’ll analyze every component, product and process to shape and streamline every element. And still be excited about doing it all again tomorrow. But that’s what you thrive on: collaborating with your colleagues to make even the smallest changes have maximum effect from the production line to the kitchen workbench.

You will

• Ensure maintenance and continuous improvement of existing products in terms of cost reduction & quality improvement, and provide technical support to the factory on product-related problems.
• Ensure efficient execution of Cost Out and Quality Improvement Plans in the plant, in the frame of CEP initiative and in line to CEP Targets. 
• Define and implement local Direct Material efficiency and Life Cycle Cost action plan.
• Play as the primary interface of R&D towards the factory, being the reference person for Plant Manager and Management Team, participate to Plant Management Team meetings.
• Support project ramp-ups.
• Participate in Platform teams.
• Participate in Project teams.
• Responsible for budget and personnel regarding the assigned team. 
• Responsible for team members’ development.
• Responsible for competence development and allocation:
- Quality
- Costing
- Drawing

YOU

• Strong performer. You are able to work fast and effectively driving a number of projects at the same time. 
• Strong self-motivation. You are eager to learn and constantly improve.
• Open minded. You appreciate the privilege of working in an international environment and are respectful of different cultural backgrounds.
• Proactive. You are always one step ahead. 
• Continuous improvement mindset. 
• Willing to travel occasionally. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE


• Engineering degree or equivalent experience.
• At least 5-year experience in Product Care / Product Development or Manufacturing functions
• Team management experience
• Good knowledge of product & production processes.
• Good knowledge of product cost accounting & reporting.
• Good knowledge of quality tools & reporting.
• Knowledge of cooking processes.
• Proficient in Project Management.
• Fluent in English.