Operational Excellence Manager (m/f/d)

  • Klaus-Bungert-Straße 4, 40468 Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Gerresheimer is a leading global partner to the pharma and healthcare industry. With our specialty glass and plastic products, we contribute to health and well-being. We have worldwide operations and about 10,000 employees manufacture our products in local markets, close to our customers. With our plants in Europe, North America, South America and Asia, we generate revenues of approximately EUR 1.4 billion. The comprehensive product portfolio includes pharmaceutical packaging and products for the safe, simple administration of medicines: Insulin pens, inhalers, micro pumps, prefillable syringes, injection vials, ampoules, bottles and containers for liquid and solid medicines with closure and safety systems as well as packaging for the cosmetics industry.

Job Description

  • Manage and lead continuous improvement activities at several European and Asian sites with a focus on Quality, Process Capability, COPQ reduction
  • Lead projects and support the organization to run lean projects 
  • Analyze data and plan the key improvements 
  • Stabilize the production processes and implement process standards and Lean Six Sigma
  • Leverage a culture of daily continuous improvement in the organization
  • The position can be based in Chalon (France), Boleslawiec (Poland) or Wertheim (Germany) and reports to the Vice President Operations &  Quality Europe & Asia Tubular Glass


  • Master's Degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years experience in Operational Excellence
  • Strong Project Management skills and capable to manage global projects
  • Ability to lead and execute complex process improvement projects
  • Proven demonstration in application of Lean Six Sigma tools and Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Problem solving skills and strategic thinking capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills and organization skills
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Working permit for Europe
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