Director Global Manufacturing Engineering Technology (m/f/d)
Industrial Operations
Full Time
Rothenburg, Germany

Electrolux Global Manufacturing Engineering Food Preparation is looking for:

Director Global Manufacturing Engineering Technology (m/f/d) 
Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Electrolux is a leading global appliance company that has shaped living for the better for more than 100 years. We reinvent taste, care and wellbeing experiences for millions of people, always striving to be at the forefront of sustainability in society through our solutions and operations. Under our brands, including Electrolux, AEG and Frigidaire, we sell approximately 60 million household products in approximately 120 markets every year. In 2019 Electrolux had sales of SEK 119 billion and employed 49,000 people around the world. 

As Director Manufacturing Engineering Technology & Architecture (m/f/d) you are the main partner to R&D leading Manufacturing Engineering activities related to new products in the earliest stages of development. Your mission is to drive towards global standards for module architecture and manufacturing technologies. You will report to the Senior Director Manufacturing Engineering and lead a team of 8 engineers and specialists.

A regular day at work

• Functional leader for Manufacturing Core Technologies like Cavity Fabrication, Testing & Programming, Assembly, Adhesives and Enameling
• Develop Manufacturing Engineering Core Technology strategy according to Product Line Generation Plans
• Responsible to provide inputs to R&D in order to apply the concepts of Design for Assembly, Design For Manufacturing, Design For Automated Assembly and Modularity until Industrialization start
• Partner with BA Manufacturing Engineering for New Product Introduction
• Partner to R&D Product Architecture and Technology
• Lead pre-studies for Food Preparation projects regarding new architectures, new modules, and new technologies
• Develop Core Technologies improvements and best practices in alignment with reference teams around the world
• Set technology roadmap in coordination with global colleagues and collaborate in defining global standards
• Drive benchmarking within Electrolux and Competitors


Communicative – You are a versatile and convincing communicator.
Open minded – You enjoy working in an international and truly multicultural environment and are respectful of different cultural backgrounds.
Continuous improvement mindset – You are goal-oriented, perseverant and focused on quality.
Ability to work in a matrix organization – You build a strong and lasting internal network across functions and regions.
Globally mobile – You are willing to travel globally approx. 20% of your time.

Education and Experience

• Engineering University Degree (Bachelor or Master, Electronics, Mechatronics, Manufacturing, Business Engineer)
• Min. 7 years of experience in manufacturing industry within factory, plant environment 
• At least 2 years of leading a team
• Knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management Process 
• Knowledge of Core Technologies and digital tools 
• Basic knowledge of IT Infrastructure
• Business fluent English skills, Good German skills

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We encourage you to apply as soon as possible as candidates will be interviewed continuously. The position may be filled prior to the date described as 'Apply by'