Lean Production 4.0 Consultant (m/f/d)

Ideas need initiative.


Körber Digital shapes and drives the digital transformation of the Körber Group. The Business Area is a nucleus for digital advancement, digital innovation and new digital business models and as such a trusted go-to unit for all topics around the Group’s digitization. With sites in the German start-up hotspot Berlin and Karlsruhe, Körber Digital matches the speedy entrepreneurial spirit of a start-up with the long-term strategic focus of the Körber Group.


The Körber Group is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees all over the world. It unites technologically leading companies with more than 100 production, service and sales locations and offers its customers solutions, products and services in the Business Areas of Körber Digital, Logistics Systems, Pharma Systems, Tissue and Tobacco.

For our location in Berlin we are looking for

Lean Production 4.0 Consultant (m/f/d)

Tasks:

  • Work with our customers globally on the shop floor to identify pain points that hinder them to improve their production (e.g., achieve higher OEE)

  • Problem based development of Production 4.0 concepts that enable our customers to reach a higher production efficiency

  • Work together with our venture teams at customer sites to validate concepts and digital solutions that we are developing for the shop floor

  • Work with customers in our focus industries to develop and implement lean- and data-based process optimizations at their factories

  • Identify product ideas for digital solutions that enable OEE increase and other shop-floor improvements.

  • Roll-out and implement digital OEE enabling solutions at the shop floor

  • Act as advisor and sparring partner for all of our venture teams that build solutions targeting OEE increase and other shop-floor improvements

Qualifications:

  • Highly motivated team player with a proactive and independent way of working

  • Analytical thinker, strong communicator with hands-on mentality

  • High customer orientation and willingness to work up to 4 days a week at our customers’ sites

  • Master’s degree in engineering or similar field from an internationally leading university

  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience in operations, production 4.0 and operational excellence consulting

  • Experience in the tissue, tobacco, logistics, or pharma industry is a big plus

  • Solid expertise of production systems and processes and tools on the shop floor

  • Technical understanding in the field of big data, IoT and manufacturing is advantageous

  • Experience in a high-pressure environment with exposure to multidisciplinary teams

  • High level of expertise in project and change management and extensive knowledge in the application of various lean methods (such as value stream design, shop-floor-management, SMED workshops, Gemba walks) and problem solving and improvement methodologies (such as FMEA, PDCA, DMAIC)

  • Stand-out know-how in production, logistics and production planning

  • Experience in material flow simulation, layout planning, virtual reality, MES or PDM / PLM

  • MS-Office proficiency and fluency in German and English. Further language skills would be a plus

What we offer you:

  • The opportunity to make an impact as part of a dynamic and talented international team

  • The opportunity to work independently and shape your area of work according to your strengths

  • Feel at home in our new office in the center of Berlin, in a comfortable dog-friendly working space, with free drinks, a casual dress code, diverse employee events and more