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Regional Lean Production Manager (m/f/d)

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Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Darmstadt, Hesse, DE, 64295

Company: Döhler Group

Reference ID: 39848

Are you interested in high-quality, natural, and tasty nutrition? We are! It’s our ambition to shape the future of the 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.


The position can be executed in one of the regions: North of Germany or around Darmstadt / Frankfurt as well as in Poland.


Your Role

You develop best practices in Lean Management, Process Automation and Excellence Manufacturing and implement them on the shopfloor level.


Your Responsibilities

  • 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


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.

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