Head of Transformation PROPULSION (m/f)

Ort: Mannheim

Stellenangebot vom 29.03.2017 (ID: KA356)

For one of our customers we are currently looking to recruit an Head of Transformation (m/w) in Mannheim, Germany.

Purpose of the job

The Head of Transformation ensures a worldwide flawless execution and governance of the restructuring activities in his designated area of responsibility and drives resolution of related issues. He has a global mandate and global leadership responsibility.


Managing the Transformation Propulsion

  • Ensures that the mid and long term profitable restructuring strategy in his designated area is defined, implemented and executed
  • Focusses continuously on a proactive management and governance in order to ensure that delegated budgets are kept, schedules are met and respective obligations are delivered with the view of the full restructuring scope.
  • Ensures sufficient financial and reporting governance and shall ensure all risks and opportunities are properly addressed and mitigated.
  • Ensures that correct networks are established to other functions to support rapid resolution of any execution issues.
  • Sets priorities in case of resource conflicts and ensures resolving execution issues within the right escalation processes.
  • Has personnel and disciplinary responsibility

Main work packages include

  • Site specialisation strategy and map to Competency plan/site
  • Project Transfer plan/site
  • Personnel transfer plan
  • Coordination and support of Labor Council Management & negotiation
  • Support to Int. & Ext. Communication plans
  • Supports footprint deployment in terms of:
  • Detailed site implementation plan
  • Receiving/Sending WPs management, i.e. ToT/ToM, special processes, infrastructure etc.
  • Local HC management, i.e. ramp-up, ramp-down, termination etc.
  • Local communication

Leading the “Test Center” Project

  • Ensures that the project objectives and planning is defined, implemented and executed.
  • Setup of core team
  • Detailed budget and implementation plan
  • Lead and Manage Execution of the project in QCT
  • Support communications related to the project

Strategic portfolio management

  • Introduce systematic and market-value driven approach for variability mgt., customizing vs. standardisation of Propulsion systems, products and services
  • Enhances and simplifies the process from innovation mgt. to product planning and development to bids and project execution
  • Secure effective collaboration of Sales, Product marketing, Platform & Bids and Product engines (for Propulsion products & Services)


  • Master degree in an engineering, business or legal discipline
  • 10+ years of industrial experience
  • 6 years of leadership experience either in Project Management, Engineering or Operations
  • Proven leadership performance
  • International working experience
  • Experience leading several projects of strategic importance
  • Experience running a number of diverse multi country/site and/or cross functional complex projects
  • Good technical understanding of complex systems and products
  • Good analytical thinking skills and an ability to influence internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience in complex pricing models and driving cost benchmarking
  • Customer oriented

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Karriereagenten GmbH
Personal- und Managementberatung
Langer Schlag 97a
68305 Mannheim

Telefon: (0621) 480 26 48-0

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