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Zero Defect & Continuous Improvement Manager Central Europe (f/m)

Corrugated packaging (Fibre Packaging), Quality Management, Germany

You will be located in one of our German operations (Bad Rappenau, Ansbach, Eschenbach).

Your Responsibilities: 

  • constant focus on improvement of all relevant business processes (commercial, quality, production, procurement, supply chain)
  • identification and performance of CI projects and Initiatives based on targets of the organization and in alignment with regional management (e.g. customer claims & service, OEE budget, waste targets)
  • defining a yearly road map and project plan including all identified CI Projects/Initiatives and training needs
  • supporting plants to achieve project targets by leading, mentoring and follow-up on projects in our Business Segments, regions and plants
  • leading, mentoring, reporting and follow up of CI projects and initiatives
  • designing, defining and developing reports for relevant business processes in the regional / plant organisation and supporting implementation
  • people development of the local organization by performing CI trainings
  • proactively supporting knowledge transfer within BS
  • cooperation with SHE manager for SHE relevant activities (e.g. 5S, SMED, Visual Management, Process Standardization)

Our Requirements:

  • exceptional project management skills
  • in-depth knowledge of CI tools / Lean Management
  • very good command of MS office and at least basic understanding of SAP
  • knowledge in OMP advantageous


  • excellent command of English and German
  • Czech and any other language is an advantage


  • university degree (FH or TU) in Industrial / Mechanical Engineering
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher considered a plus


  • 5 years of experience in an international production environment


  • hands-on mentality
  • solution-oriented work style with a “getting-things-done” attitude
  • eager to learn and fully understand business processes
  • ability to navigate and deliver results in a matrix organisation and act as a liaison between corporate functions, regions and plants
  • driving license (B) holder
  • ability to communicate with people coming from different cultures and organisational levels
  • available for regular business travel (Mondays to Thursdays)

We offer: 

  • a highly interesting job and the potential to develop within a global industry leading organization
  • to be part of a successful multicultural team
  • a dynamic and empowering environment in a successful international company
  • an attractive area of responsibility with wide varying tasks
  • strong and positive culture in a motivated team
  • possibility for personal development (e.g. The Mondi Academy)

Contact person:

If you are a dynamic and open-minded team player whose working style is characterised by flexibility and you are looking for a position where you take on even more responsibilities, take the first step and send your application to Buket Balim.

We look forward to receiving your insightful application as email (not larger than 3 MB).

Buket Balim Karaoglu

HR Specialist


Rathausstraße 29, 52428 Jülich, Germany

[email protected]

Immediate start date

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