Semperit is a global rubber company with 5 different segments. With our quality products, we have been well positioned for almost 200 years and distribute them in more than 100 countries. This position belongs to our segment SEMPERFLEX, which develops, manufactures and markets hydraulic and industrial hoses worldwide. We are Europe's largest hose producer with plants in Austria and Czech Republic and our global sites in China and Thailand. Significant ongoing investments into R&D provide us with continually improving quality and products highly adapted for todays markets. 

Global Operational Excellence Manager



Semperit is a global rubber company. The product range extends from hydraulic and industrial hoses (Semperflex) and conveyor belts (Sempertrans) to moulded parts such as handrails (Semperform) through to examination, protective and surgical gloves (Sempermed segment). With our quality products, we have been well positioned for over 195 years and distribute them in more than 100 countries.


At any of our global locations we are looking for a highly-motivated:


Global Operational Excellence Manager 



     Your Reponsibilities

  •       Train and develop lean management (Operations and Administration) tools
  • Partner with staff to collect observations, ideas, and solutions as well as provide ongoing guidance/training in Lean
  • Support shaping continuous improvement and manufacturing excellence strategy
  • Administer and coordinate the development of continuous improvement software solutions
  • Trigger, lead, or support global improvement projects
  • Share best-practices globally
  • Develop procedures, systems and internal workflows
  • Be an interface to external partners


Your Profile 

  • Technical or business education on a university level or relevant work experience
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of experience in leading continuous improvement projects in a manufacturing or similar environment
  • Lean, Lean Six Sigma and/or Project Management (e.g. PMP) certification and/or trainer experience would be an asset
  • Advanced MS-Office skills and any programming language (e.g. .NET) would be an asset
  • Good command in English (written and spoken), German is an advantage
  • Open for global travel (<30%)
  • Proven ability to lead up and influencing people on all hierarchy levels
  • Desire to relentlessly improve processes and can-do mentality



We offer a possibility to leverage your skills and ambitions with the power of an international rubber champion. You will get an exciting challenge to make a difference with your ideas and to be at the forefront to develop Operational Excellence in Semperit. We provide attractive employment conditions in an international organisation with production sites in Europe (Austria, Germany, Hungary, Czech Republic and Poland), the USA, and Asia (Thailand, China, India, Malaysia), as well as further sales companies around the world. Good opportunities for further development, home office and comprehensive training are guaranteed.


Location: 2632 Wimpassing (70 km south of Vienna) or any other global site of Semperit

Gross monthly salary: from €3,500.00  (in accordance with the collective labour agreement); higher rates dependent on professional qualifications and experience



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