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Lean Manufacturing Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: Nov 21, 2022

Location: Darmstadt, Hesse, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 39848

Doehler is a global producer, marketer and provider of technology-driven natural ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions for the food and beverage industry. We provide its customers with a wide product range including natural flavours, natural colours and textures as well as healthy and functional ingredients for foods and beverages. Join Doehler and contribute with your vision and ideas to drive major projects. We are looking for talents who are committed to our ultimate customer focus and who are ready to deliver their best performance in a thriving environment.


The position can be executed at an international location of the Döhler Group.


Your Role

  • You develop best practices in Lean Management, Process Automation and Excellence Manufacturing and implement them on the shopfloor level 
  • You build up modules that are tailored to the application on the shopfloor 
  • You lead workshops to applicate and roll-out Lean Principles and Kaizen
  • You support our plants within your regional cluster 
  • You enable continuous improvement of production processes and ensure this through workshops and train-the-trainer concepts
  • You assess our plants regarding their maturity levels in Lean Manufacturing and make suggestions for further improvement


Your Profile

  • You have a degree in engineering, ideally mechanical engineering, food technology, process engineering or similar
  • You have experience with continuous improvement processes in the production environment and have already implemented change processes leading to more agility
  • With concepts such as Lean Management, TPM, Kaizen or Six Sigma you are familiar
  • You are open-minded and enjoy working in different cultural environments
  • Working with people and inspiring them is your passion
  • You are willing to travel internationally
  • Very good English skills complete your profile


You Benefits

  • A various and highly responsible field of activities at an innovative and growing company
  • A customer and service-oriented working environment with plenty of freedom for ownership and for personal initiatives
  • Flat hierarchies, efficient teams and short decision processes within a family-owned business
  • A challenging job with an international orientation at our headquarters in Darmstadt
  • State-of-the-art technologies with a strong focus on digitalization
  • In-house canteen featuring regional cuisine and changing menus as well as free beverages from our production
  • Employee benefits such as leasing offers, discounts and a company pension plan


Please apply online and provide us with your earliest possible entry date and your salary expectation. Julia-Elisabeth Kratz will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please take into consideration, that we cannot accept any other channel or send back hard copy applications.