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Production Steerer (m/f/d)

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Darmstadt, Hesse, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 40118

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

As an Expert for Production Steering (m/f/d) you work on the optimization of our global production footprint.


Your Responsibilities

  • As part of performance management, you develop the global objectives for our production plants
  • You analyze and optimize our production processes and capacities at all Döhler production sites worldwide (including benchmarking)
  • You develop standards (e.g. Core Competencies, Make or Buy) for production, which you roll out globally
  • You use digital tools (business intelligence, workflows) and agile project management techniques, develop production and resource forecasts as well as derive measures 
  • You support the development of global initiatives in the area of production, roll out these strategies worldwide and create analyses and dashboards 
  • Within New Product Introductions you are the single point of contact for the Supply Chain in collaboration with the BU's R&D, Sales and Quality 


Your Profile

  • You have a degree in mechanical engineering, process engineering, food technology, production engineering or comparable
  • You are familiar with digital tools, project management and reporting dashboards in the supply chain environment
  • You have successfully demonstrated your ability to interact with departments such as R&D, Sales and Quality
  • You enjoy conceptual, analytical thinking and the design of efficient value chains with the help of digital tools
  • You can inspire others with ideas and coordinate change processes
  • Very good English skills complete your profile


Your Benefits

  • A various and highly responsible field of activities at an innovative and growing company
  • Exciting challenges involving Döhler’s very broad product portfolio
  • 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
  • Free parking for vehicles and bicycles and funding for the use of public transportation
  • Employee benefits such as leasing offers, discounts and a company pension plan
  • Individually-tailored advanced training and personal development options offered by our Döhler Academy


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.


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.