Zero Defect & Continuous Improvement Manager Central Europe (f/m/x)

Ansbach, Bad Rappenau, Eschenbach (GER), Grünburg (AUT), Budweis (CZ)


  • A world of opportunities available at home and abroad
  • It’s our people that make us smart, you could be a future leader
  • We offer you the development opportunities that you need to flourish throughout your Career


  •  Be part of our vision to contribute to a better world
  •  Work in a high-tech digitally enabled Environment
  •  Work on challenging Projects


  • Enjoy excellent benefits (health programs, special conditions, etc.)
  • Join a dynamic and supportive culture
  • Strike a good balance between work and home
  • We are collaborators and team players

What are you responsible for?

  • constant focus on improvement of all relevant business processes (commercial, quality, production, procurement, supply chain)
  • identification and performance of CI projects and Initiatives based on targets of the organization and in alignment with regional management (e.g. customer claims & service, OEE budget, waste targets)
  • define a yearly road map and project plan including all identified CI Projects/Initiatives and training needs
  • support plants to achieve project targets by leading, mentoring and follow-up on projects on our Business Segments, regions and plants
  • leading, mentoring, reporting and follow up of CI projects and initiatives
  • design, define and develop reports for relevant business processes in the regional / plant organisation and support implementation
  • people development of the local organization by performing CI trainings
  • proactively support knowledge transfer within BS
  • cooperation with SHE manager for SHE relevant activities (e.g. 5S, SMED, Visual Management, Process Standardization)

What are we looking for?

  • exceptional project management skills
  • in-depth knowledge of CI-tools / Lean Management
  • very good command of MS office and at least basic understanding of SAP
  • knowledge in OMP advantageous
  • Excellent command of English and German, Czech and any other language is an advantage
  • University degree (FH or TU) in Industrial / Mechanical Engineering, Six Sigma Green Belt or higher considered a plus
  • 5 years of experience in an international production environment
  • hands-on mentality
  • solution oriented work style with a “getting-things-done” attitude
  • eager to learn and fully understand business processes
  • ability to navigate and deliver results in a matrix organisation and act as a liaison between corporate functions, regions and plants
  • Driving license (B) holder
  • bility to communicate with people coming from different cultures and organisational levels
  • Available for regular business travel (Mondays to Thursdays)

What are we offering?

  • a highly interesting job and the potential to develop within a global industry leading organization
  • several training opportunities (e.g. The Mondi Academy)
  • an empowering environment
  • to be part of a successful multicultural team
  • Location: in one of our corrugated plants in Ansbach, Bad Rappenau, Eschenbach (GER), Grünburg (AUT) or Budweis (CZ)

If the position is located in Austria, the minimum monthly gross salary is about € 2.930,11 based on the Austrian Collective Agreement for Emloyees in the Industrial Manufacture of Paper and Cardboard Products. Overpayment according to experience is possible. 



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Get in touch

We strive to create a culture that inspires our people to reach their full potential. Going the extra mile – for colleagues and customers – our people are what drives our passion for performance, and are the key ingredient of Mondi’s success. Be part of our future. Apply now and send your application to

Mondi Paper Sales Deutschland GmbH

Oberbaumbrücke 1, 20457 Hamburg

Matthias Behner is looking forward to receiving your application incl. details of salary expectations and earliest possible start date via E-Mail:



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