Head of Group Project Engineering (m/f/d)

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: Darmstadt, DE

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 40112

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition?

We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of nutrition.

Döhler is a leading global producer of natural ingredients and solutions for the food, beverage, lifestyle and nutrition industries. We use innovative technology to process plant-based raw materials and enrich products such as lifestyle drinks, cereals, dairy, and confectionery goods for almost every well-known brand. Close to 10.000 dedicated employees in more than 70 countries share one common goal - to ensure that millions of people around the world enjoy the products created by us.

We strive to inspire and empower our employees in everything we do, and we invite you to join our team – together WE BRING IDEAS TO LIFE.

Your role:
• You are responsible for our engineering department at a global level and manage our global engineering projects from the development of technical solutions to implementation within the locations
• You are responsible for the global standard for site master plans and coordinate the master plan individually for each plant together with the regional engineering teams
• You develop the global Capex plan and control the global Capex budget together with your counterpart from the global finance organization
• You drive improvements and standardization in the area of maintenance
• Together with your team, you will collect best practices for technical processes at our global production sites and develop and evaluate options for the global implementation of existing processes. You set globally valid standards and take individual technical, product-specific and legal requirements into account
• Together with an international team, you will work on continuous improvement of our processes and advise the Döhler manufacturing locations worldwide


Your profile:
• You have completed a degree in process, production or food technology, mechanical engineering or comparable
• You have several years of experience in engineering in the food industry
• You have extensive knowledge of food production technology and digital production tools
• In project management, you have proven your skills in large projects
• You have leadership experience
• You are able to quickly decipher complex issues and have a strong conceptual and analytical way of working
• Your profile is rounded off by very good English skills

Your Benefits

  • Culture: Friendly and informal atmosphere, family-owned company, flat hierarchies, short communication channels, and helpful colleagues
  • Impact: You are an integral part of our business success and make an important contribution to the future of nutrition
  • Empowerment: You can fully unleash your potential and have the opportunity to take on responsibilities
  • Digitalization: We maintain excellent partnerships with market-leading innovators, allowing you to access and work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Anniversary and special payments
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Additional benefits: Christmas parties, events, financial benefits, and online shop discounts (e.g., IT leasing, mobile phone contracts, shopping, and travel discounts, etc.)


Equal opportunities for all

We welcome applicants, who are just as diverse as we are - regardless of age, ancestry, disability, ethnic origin, gender, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, social background or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

Become a part of our team and apply online trough our career portal to the attention of Nicole Arnold. Please note that we are unable to consider or return application documents sent by mail.