DPS MANAGER OTT GmbH & Co.KG,Cleebronn

Germany, Cleebronn

 Datwyler offers you the opportunity to join four different, exciting industries, and to be part of a widely esteemed brand. From production staff to client advisors, from technology experts to
design engineers, from our Indian to our Mexican production site, we welcome talented professionals who would like to face modern challenges and want to share our values with our international partners. We are always looking for talented, highly qualified employees at all levels of our organisation. Based on our current strategic focus, we are looking for a

You will play a key role in managing Datwyler Production System (DPS) deployment in the plant.
You will take into consideration the DPS approaches that are already in place in various areas within
Datwyler Sealing Solutions (DSS). In this challenging role, you will be responsible for shaping the deployment of the DPS in the plant. You will implement global standards based on current conditions, DSS
mission, values and strategy, and be in frequent contact with the Head of DPS and support the Site
Director. You will facilitate workshops and provide training and coaching to local organization to assure
employee qualification in DPS methods and tools. To ensure a common approach, you will interact
within the global DPS Excellence Team, to refine our DPS. As a member of this team you will implement
global standards considering as-is situation and together with the Head of DPS and the Site Director
define the yearly main objectives and priorities for DPS deployment in accordance with the DPS guidelines.
A further main task is to serve as ambassador, and DPS enabler in the plant. To achieve high
cooperation within DSS, you will cascade information / plans to plant and communicate constantly with
the Head of DPS on issue resolution / escalation, and DPS deployment status, as well as on DPS
evolution and best practices / benchmarks. In addition, you will mobilize the organization through campaigns to enhance participation in CI activities and DPS deployment. You will prepare and conduct the
DPS Audits in cooperation with the Head of DPS according to the plant needs and DPS guidelines.
Based on the results of the DPS Audits, you will define and follow-up on action plans, in collaboration
with local management teams. For this challenging role, you will liaise and work with stakeholders at all
levels of the organization, and across all functions and regions.

You will have graduated University in industrial-, business- or mechanical engineering and have gained
profound experience in operations management. We expect at least three years of experience in implementing lean and operations management and / or quality system management in automotive industry or demonstrated success in development and implementation of CI. You are well-experienced in change management principles and methodologies. Very good English and German skills in an intercultural
environment are essential. You have developed communication and interpersonal skills, a positive attitude,
the ability to convince people, to cope with great complexity, and you display a willingness to take
on challenges.

People make all the difference… You are a person who readily builds relationships of trust with your
stakeholders at all levels of the organisation, and wins them over by expressing a positive attitude,
professional expertise in project management, and strong organisational skills. You have both leadership
and teamwork skills that allow you to express yourself in a tone appropriate for your stakeholders
from all hierarchy levels and educational / cultural backgrounds, when assessing their work output and
providing them with direction. In this role, you will be supported by the Head of DPS and our local
management team. Occasional travel on company business is expected.

We offer you a very exciting, diverse, and autonomous position. Are you interested? Then contact us:

OTT GmbH & Co.KG, a Datwyler Company
Frau Mechthild Brenne
Maybachstr. 3, 74389 Cleebronn
Tel.: +49 7248 923 174


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