Global Operations Strategic and Performance Project Leader - Sibiu VED R&D

Employer: Continental
  • Engineering
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: Student/Graduate
  • Sibiu
  • Updated at: 21.03.2023
    Job remote: On-site

    Job Description

    We build tomorrow`s technology. We are #peopleofcontinentalsibiu.

    Check out your future responsibilities below:

    • Leading worldwide strategic planning for Operations including capacity planning, location decisions, industrialization projects and capital requests
    • Define project teams and lead multi-national operations projects
    • Creating business case scenarios for production capacity planning 
    • Coordinate activities with Target Costing and Business Controlling to optimize our operational footprint
    • Preparing management decisions and initiate capital requests
    • Early involvement (Gate 20) in Product Life Cycle and release authority from Operations during quote phase
    • Coordinate change management within Operations
    • Ensure adherence of spending and approval budget
    • Leading and coordinating worldwide operational performance tracking with all plants and initiate projects to achieve budget and strategic KPIs
    • Define ramp-up curves and continuous improvements for all production lines in alignment with the Plants, Business <li>Controlling and Central IE
    • Leading structured performance tracking based on quotations, budget and capital requests 
    • Developing countermeasures together with Plants and Central IE in case of deviations and following-up on defined actions
    • Coordinate equipment and shopfloor management related performance improvement projects
    • Supporting budget planning process and defining targets in alignment with the 5 years strategic planning

    Essential Skills/Qualifications:

    Besides being awesome and passionate, you need to have: 

    • University Degree (i.e., Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Management, Business Administration, etc.)
    • 5 Years' experience in automotive industry
    • Financial knowledge about production cost and investment calculation
    • Good technical understanding for production processes and concepts
    • Entrepreneurial & Business understanding 
    • Strong ownership and willingness to take responsibility
    • Proactive and open communication skills 
    • International project management experience 
    • English advanced knowledge
    • German language appreciated

    Additional Information

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • Pay for Performance;
    • Achievement Bonus & Rewards;
    • Referral Bonus;
    • Work Time Flexibility: mobile-work, part-time contracts, sabbatical, flexible working hours;
    • Relocation Bonus (when applicable);
    • System for Rewarding Improvement Ideas;
    • Kindergarten on Site (partial subvention);
    • Regina Maria Medical Policlinic on Site (for Continental employees & their families);
    • Private Health Insurance Services (global provider, > 700 medical partners);
    • Private Travel Insurance (valid worldwide);
    • Restaurant and Coffee Corner on Site: daily discount, live cooking, international cuisine & outdoor terrace;
    • Community Events; 
    • Many other benefits to enjoy after work (in partnership with Benefits Online, > 2.000 offers, >800 partners).

    Career Path:

    • Career path of choice to support Technical, Leadership or Project Management aspirations;
    • Personalized learning perks including digital courses;
    • Ground-breaking projects in Automotive and Tech; 
    • Private Academic Scholarships (Bachelor/Master/PhD)

    Ready to drive with Continental? Take the first step and fill in the online application.

    Company Description

    Continental develops pioneering technologies and services for sustainable and connected mobility of people and their goods. Founded in 1871, the technology company offers safe, efficient, intelligent and affordable solutions for vehicles, machines, traffic and transportation. In 2020, Continental generated sales of i37.7 billion and currently employs more than 192,000 people in 58 countries and markets. On October 8, 2021, the company celebrated its 150th anniversary.  The Autonomous Mobility and Safety business area develops, produces and integrates active and passive safety technologies and controls vehicle dynamics. The product portfolio ranges from electronic and hydraulic brake and chassis control systems to sensors, advanced driver assistance systems, airbag electronics and sensors, electronic air suspension systems and cleaning systems for windscreens and headlights. Autonomous Mobility and Safety has a high level of systems expertise in the interconnectivity of individual components. As a result, products and system functions are created along the "SensePlanAct" chain of effects. These make driving safer and easier and pave the way for autonomous mobility

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