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Digital Manufacturing Consultant

Posting Date:  Sep 12, 2021

Lucca, IT

Business Area:  Tissue
Company:  Fabio Perini S.p.A.

Digital Manufacturing Consultant

Pioneer your career!


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!


Your Role

You are responsible to deliver FactoryPal's digital manufacturing projects and you are supporting 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.


Furthermore, you work in projects to align and standardize the collaboration with our associated partner Körber Tissue - a world-leading tissue machine manufacturer - in order to provide for a joint solution offering and improved operational processes within the customer projects. Therefore, this position is located at the premises of Körber Tissue in Lucca (IT).  


You report to FactoryPal’s Operations Leadership Team and work in close cooperation and alignment with the digital innovation team Körber Lab at Körber Tissue to develop seamlessly integrated and aligned industry solutions and offerings.


  • As part of the shopfloor consulting team, you 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 coordinate Digital Manufacturing projects and deliver in time, budget and quality to our customers through a project excellence approach.
  • You onboard, and guide FactoryPal's customers and their digitization initiatives in the manufacturing industry – from the shopfloor team up to the Factory leadership.
  • You create and sustain deep and trustworthy relationships with your customer counterparts as you also easily maneuver in a shopfloor environment as well as a board room setting.
  • You continuously liaise with customers and internal stakeholders across the Körber Group to re-assess and improve the solution scope and requirements housed within a systematic collaboration framework.
  • You work on projects with our associated partner and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Körber Tissue to improve customer onboarding processes, align product development – software, machines, hardware – on both sides and create valuable new digital solution offerings applying customer-centric methodologies like Design Thinking.
  • You actively steer digital solution development through requirements gathering, acting as a conduit between product management of FactoryPal as well as digital solution management of Körber Tissue, and our customers 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 shopfloor.


Your Profile

  • You have a bachelor or ideally master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field.
  • You have grown your operations management skills successfully in a consulting environment or a similar technology-driven business transformation context for more than 3 years.
  • You successfully delivered promised results and business value for dedicated scope packages in business transformation projects in a coordinating role.
  • You can build on initial project management experience with good access to respective methods and toolsets.
  • You have succeeded in process improvement, lean consulting, or operational excellence initiatives in the production/ manufacturing environment - ideally, with a focus on process industry and continuous manufacturing.
  • You have a sound knowledge 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 easily apply Office productivity and communication tools such as Office 365, Slack, and Miro.
  • Your English and Italian are fluent, another European language especially German is a plus.


Your working environment at Körber

The Körber site in Lucca is the headquarter our tissue roll and fold converting machine design and production facilities. Our industry-leading innovation hub pushes the boundaries of digitization in the era of Industry 4.0 through cross-collaboration and open innovation with suppliers, young companies (start-ups), universities, and institutions. Plus, a center of excellence for the tissue industry, Pivot Solutions, helps converters unlock the potential of their business.


With HQ in Berlin, FactoryPal is a recently established corporate Start-Up – with additional locations in Porto/Portugal and Green Bay/USA. The new venture is poised to become the leading end to end IoT solution for machine efficiency and equipment effectiveness. 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. 

We are data scientists, engineers, designers, IIoT experts, product managers, and manufacturing operations consultants. We are a team, united by our shared ambition: revolutionize manufacturing and transform the way it is done to ensure smooth operations. 


Become part of an amazing journey and successfully accompany our customers in their Digital Factory efforts! 


Your Benefits

  • Opportunity to work in a well-funded corporate Start-Up with an unfair advantage derived from market access of our mother company Körber
  • Exposure to the hottest IT technologies, like AI/ML, Cloud and Industrial IoT
  • Challenging role with lots of opportunities to grow - as an expert and as an entrepreneur
  • 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
  • Hands-on shopfloor experience in the manufacturing environment with travel opportunities - local and global
  • An agile, inspiring, multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and innovative work environment
  • A competitive salary & benefits package - incl. 33 days of vacation and dedicated training budget


Can you find yourself in this profile? Then you are right at Körber. We are looking forward to getting to know you!

For questions please contact us via +39 0583 4601.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

For questions please contact us via +39 0583 4601.
Please apply exclusively via the “Apply now” button.

Körber is an international technology group with around 10,000 employees and more than 100 locations worldwide. Our ultimate goal is to empower our customers’ ongoing success. The Körber Business Area Tissue is the only truly integrated and global provider of advanced solutions for the tissue business. We offer the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio of tissue technology to support customers across the entire value chain – from roll to fold, from converting to packaging. Our advanced, automated and easy-to-use integrated solutions are a fundamental asset to shape the success in tissue, take our customers operations to the next level and strengthen their overall financial performance, while optimizing their total cost of ownership.

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