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Consulting Team Lead - Digital Manufacturing

Consulting Team Lead - Digital Manufacturing

Posting Date:  Jun 7, 2021

Remote, Remote, United States

Company:  Körber Digital



Want to redefine how entire industries work by leveraging IoT, Smart Manufacturing and Industry 4.0? Would you like to be part of the success of a digital solution which will revolutionize manufacturing process to improve shopfloor performance? If your answer is a big yes, you should continue reading!


The digitally enabled solution is not just completely reshaping, how companies produce and elevate their efficiency levels, but at the same time is fundamentally augmenting the way how manufacturing employees do their job.  Become part of an amazing journey and successfully accompany our customers in their Digital Factory efforts!


Your role in our team

You are responsible to lead FactoryPal's digital manufacturing projects and you are accountable to drive significant OEE improvements jointly with and for our customers. You are the point-of-contact between our customers - leading manufacturing companies - and FactoryPal, leading operational excellence / lean process programs underpinned by cutting-edge smart manufacturing solutions. In this role, you report to the Vice President Operations and jointly with him and the Operations Leadership Team you develop the scope and depth of the consulting offering.


  • You and your team unlock the full potential of process improvements by consequently combining lean management with data & tech-driven process optimization based on FactoryPal's shop-floor apps.
  • You deliver Digital Manufacturing projects in time, budget and quality through a project excellence approach.
  • You acquire, onboard, and guide FactoryPal's customers and their digitization initiatives in the manufacturing industry – from the Factory leadership up to C-Level contacts.
  • You create and sustain deep and trustworthy relationships with your customer counterparts in Operations & Technology leadership roles – e.g. Operations Directors, Technology Directors, Factory Leaders – while you also easily maneuver in a shopfloor environment.
  • You pragmatically bridge the gap between factory team requirements and the product and development teams to strategically form the product roadmap based on your deep and broad Operations Management expertise.
  • You build, collaborate and orchestrate highly-innovative, multidisciplinary teams to validate innovative concepts and digital solutions being developed for the factory shop-floor.
  • You act as FactoryPal’s consulting thought-leader, facilitating the development and improvement of processes and methodology while also driving the sharing of best-practices across consulting teams and the organization.


Your profile

  • You have a master’s degree in business administration, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • You have grown your leadership, managerial and content skills successfully in a consulting environment or a similar technology-driven business transformation context for more than 5 years and have led and developed teams for more than 3 years.
  • You have taken leadership responsibility for an organization / team in a Consulting or an Operations environment before and represent key success factors to build and grow an organization in every step you take.
  • You delivered successfully business transformation programs with a budget / contract value of €3-6M in a leadership position, taking accountability and responsibility to deliver promised results and business value.
  • You know what it takes to conduct and share results from performance reviews for your programs/projects or team/organization in a board setting.
  • You have succeeded in process improvement, lean consulting, and operational excellence initiatives in the production/ manufacturing environment - ideally, with a focus on process industry and continuous manufacturing.
  • You have a proven track record in applying methodologies such as lean management, kaizen, 6S or continuous improvement and combining them with the latest tech trends & developments in lean & process consulting, industry 4.0 and digital manufacturing.
  • Your experience grants you a solid understanding of systems, processes, and technologies on the shop floor.
  • You thrive for Operational Excellence and pair it with a deep interest in IoT, industrial automation, digital production, smart manufacturing and industry 4.0.
  • Your strong communication skills allow you to easily share technical concepts to business & customer stakeholders at all levels.
  • You are ready to quickly take on increased responsibility in the Operations leadership team as we grow and develop the business.
  • You easily apply Office productivity and communication tools such as Office 365, Slack, and Miro.
  • Your English is fluent and you speak at least one other European language.


Your benfits

  • Benefit Package including health care, vision, dental, and 401(k) with company match
  • You will have paid vacation, sick time, & company holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • You will have the opportunity to work in a well-funded corporate Start-Up with an unfair advantage derived from market access of our mother company Körber
  • You will gain exposure to the hottest IT technologies, like AI/ML, Cloud and Industrial IoT
  • You will have a challenging role with lots of opportunities to grow - as an expert and as an entrepreneur
  • You will be given the development opportunity in a group of professionals, who joined from top tier start-up, industry and consulting companies and an education from top tier universities
  • You will have hands-On shopfloor experience in the manufacturing environment with travel opportunities - local and global
  • You will have an agile, inspiring, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and innovative work environment

Recruitment Team

For questions please contact us via jobs@koerber.com.
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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. Körber AG is the holding company of the Körber Group.

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