Program Manager (m/f/x) Digitization

Ideas need initiative.

Hauni Malaysia was established in 2001 as a subsidiary of Universelle Engineering U.N.I. GmbH to perform partial and general overhauls of Hauni cigarette and filter makers. Under Universelle's technical guidance, Hauni Malaysia provides its customers with comprehensive service to the usual high Hauni standards. Its service portfolio ranges from general overhauls through repair and maintenance work to subassembly servicing in the Southeast Asian region. Hauni Malaysia is part of the Körber Goup's Business Area Tobacco.

The Business Area Tobacco with the lead company Hauni is the world’s leading supplier of technologies as well as technical and consultancy services for the international tobacco industry.

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 Shanghai we are looking for

Program Manager (m/f/x) Digitization

Chinese: 数字化方案经理


  • Act as “Product owner” for a recently started Digitization Project from detailed solution specification to finalization of the “product”, this including resource management and follow through project progress actively
  • Develop new ideas and design for digital solutions/offerings based on customers’ needs
  • Continuously review and develop strategies, concepts and ideas for digital solutions for our customers by collaborating with internal stakeholders across the regions (Germany, China etc.)
  • Closely cooperate with the Management of the three departments i.e. Sales, Services and Consulting in China to align the Digitization Strategies with the respective market strategies
  • Conduct evaluation and selection of software companies as potential sub-suppliers in China
  • Assess the suitability and adjust / further develop digital solutions which have been developed by other members of KÖRBER Group
  • Presentation of ideas and solutions to stakeholders and progress presentation at KÖRBER Digital meeting in Berlin
  • Identify business opportunities and create business cases and Minimal Viable Products for new solutions


  • Master Degree in Business/Engineering/IT or similar discipline 
  • Extensive experience in the development of solutions or products from kick-off to market introduction
  • Profound knowledge and experience related to Digitization for several years  
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Strong track record of successful business development
  • Strong communicator and networking capabilities: must be able to cooperate with, getting support and motivate various stakeholders across the regions (Germany, China etc.)
  • Strong competence in strategy development and good presentation skills to convince internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work in an international environment and willingness to travel frequently within China and Germany
  • Self-driven and strong personality: must be able to demand actions and follow through for progress and time target with involved stakeholders
  • Customer-oriented: fulfill customers’ needs and expectations (and not internal limitations or expectations)
  • Fluency in English, proficiency in German language is an added advantage

Please let us know how soon you can join us and what your salary expectations are. If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply online in English.