Continental Corporation Head of Plant Supply Chain Management (Debrecen) in Debrecen, Hungary

About Continental With sales of €39.2 billion in 2015, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently employs more than 215,000 employees in 55 countries. The Automotive Group with its three divisions Chassis & Safety (sales of approx. €8.4 billion in 2015, roughly 40.000 employees), Powertrain (sales of approx. €7.1 billion in 2015, roughly 35,400 employees) and Interior (sales of approx. €8.2 billion in 2015, roughly 40,500 employees) achieved sales of approximately €23.7 billion in 2015. The Automotive Group is present in more than 170 locations worldwide. As a partner to the automotive and commercial vehicle industry, it develops and produces innovative products and systems for a modern automotive future in which cars provide individual mobility and driving pleasure consistent with driving safety, environmental responsibility, and cost-efficiency.

Auto req ID 89136BR

Job Title Head of Plant Supply Chain Management (Debrecen)

Country Hungary

Posting Location Debrecen

Job Description

  • organization and control of the logistics activities at the production location with the objective of achieving cost and cash flow benefits, delivery reliability and customer satisfaction through the best possible logistics services (flow of material, value, information) as well as optimizing the processes and the use of resources

  • ensure the achievement of logistics goals according to internal and external customer expectations

  • drive the implementation of programs and initiatives to minimize logistics cost and optimize inventories and delivery performance

  • controlling and monitoring supplier performance and delivery reliability to production line

  • controlling and monitoring requirements arising from the quality management system

  • checking and monitoring of key performance indicators in order to intervene at an early stage and at short notice and be able to initiate and carry through corresponding measures for improvement

  • ensure availability of technical processes and equipment in order to guarantee the physical flow of material from suppliers, through plant to customers

  • customer demand planning 18 month forecast

  • drive production and material planning

  • controlling capacity utilization in the whole supply chain

  • responsible for regular inventory

  • initiating measures to eliminate bottlenecks in the supply chain and by that taking the responsibility for delivery performance

  • management of shortages to ensure supply of the customer

  • involvement in supplier sourcing by logistics expertise

  • plan, control and optimize the availability and qualification of the necessary logistics man power in order to assure the success of the organization

Job Requirements

  • degree on a relevant field (engineering or business administration)

  • 5 years experience in various logistics functions

  • 3 years in a leadership position

  • experience in automotive business (>2 years)

  • cross functional experience is preferred

  • experience with logistics processes

  • experience in working with international teams

  • management skills, tools and techniques

  • good communication, problem solving, presentation and negotiation skills

What we offer

  • personal career development in a challenging role

  • participation in a greenfield investment and international projects

  • competitive salary and benefits package

  • flexible working hours

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