Executive Director Operations (m/f/d)

Due to the departure of the current job holder from the operations department, we are looking for
an employee for the above mentioned job.

Your Tasks

  • Being responsible for and managing the operations department (production, logistics, purchasing and operating technology)
  • Further developing the technical departments and organizing operations with a primary focus on improving delivery times and productivity
  • Ensuring high transparency in the planning of production capacities
  • Reducing cycle times and promoting paperless production, as well as expanding and improving established methods and processes

Your Profile

  • Completed engineering degree with a focus on production or an equivalent qualification
  • At least five years of experience in the production of capital goods and solid disciplinary leadership experience within the context of a medium-sized, technical production company
  • Excellent technical understanding of products as well as knowledge and experience in lean production
  • Good German and English language skills as well as familiarity with common Microsoft products (including Microsoft Dynamics NAV)
  • Reliability, structured work approach, hands-on mentality, persuasiveness and strong communication skills

If you are interested in this extremely varied job, please send your complete application documents, including expected salary and earliest possible starting date, directly to the Director HR, Mr. Norbert Prause. We look forward to receiving your application.


Everybody is talking about the future. You can actively shape it.

With around 500 employees and EUR 90 million in annual turnover as well as twelve foreign subsidiaries, LAUDA is the global leader in the manufacture of innovative Constant temperature equipment and systems for science, application technology and production.

Do you have questions?

Eileen Müller
Personnel Officer

+49 (0) 9343 503-269

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