Project Lead Digital Manufacturing (m/f/d)

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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.

We are Körber – an international technology group with about 10,000 employees, more than 100 locations worldwide and a common goal: We turn entrepreneurial thinking into customer success and shape the technological change. In the Business Areas Digital, Pharma, Supply Chain, Tissue and Tobacco, we offer products, solutions and services that inspire. We act fast to customer needs, we execute ideas seamlessly, and with our innovations we create added value for our customers. In doing so, we are increasingly building on ecosystems that solve the challenges of today and tomorrow.

For our location in Berlin we are looking for

Project Lead Digital Manufacturing (m/f/d)


  • Being the key point-of-contact between top manufacturing clients and the company, managing operational excellence / lean process initiatives underpinned by a cutting-edge smart manufacturing solution

  • Strategically developing the scope and depth of the consulting offering in lockstep with the VP of Operations

  • Unlocking the full potential of process improvement by consequently combining lean management with data & tech-driven process optimization

  • Delivering IIoT projects in time, budget and quality through a project excellence approach

  • Acquiring, onboarding, and managing new clients and their digitization initiatives in the manufacturing industry

  • Creating deep and trustworthy relationships between the company and your clients

  • Bridging the gap between client requirements and the product teams to strategically inform the product roadmap

  • Working closely together with highly-innovative, multidisciplinary teams to validate innovative concepts and digital solutions being developed for the shopfloor

  • Acting as the companies’ consulting thought-leader, facilitating the development and improvement of processes and methodology while also driving the sharing of best-practices


  • Experience in leading and developing project teams in a consulting environment or similar technology-driven business transformation context

  • Background in process improvement, lean consulting, operational excellence in production/manufacturing environment (ideally, with a focus on process industry and continuous manufacturing)

  • Sound knowledge of one or more of the following process improvement methodologies: lean, kaizen, 6s, continuous improvement

  • Good understanding of systems, processes, tools, and technologies in the manufacturing area / on the shop floor paired with deep interest in IoT, industrial automation, digital production, smart manufacturing and industry 4.0

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to articulate technical concepts to business & customer stakeholders

  • Compelling stakeholder management skills from C-Level to Operator - both within the company and on client-side

  • Willingness to quickly take over responsibility in the Operations leadership team to grow and develop the business

  • Strong customer-focus and analytical mindset

  • Very good German and English skills required, additional language on a good level is a plus

  • Passion to stay up-to-date on the latest tech trends & developments in lean & process consulting, industry 4.0 and digital manufacturing, shopfloor management

  • Interest to become a pioneering leader working in a ConsulTech company combining business and process acumen, with latest technology understanding and implementation work

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