4 days ago

Global Operations Strategy Manager

AC Competitive Permanent

Role may require working across different European locations (Milan, Lisbon etc)

Salary differs from each country – Director level. 


Have a look at the fulfilling work on offer:

  • You will identify opportunities to address the business needs and enhance operations capabilities to achieve long-term competitiveness and profitable growth.
  • You will be involved in key decision processes to steer the company´s strategy as M&A, major investments, manufacturing networks optimization and other strategic decisions in the field of operations
  • You will successfully analyze and create meaningful insights into the engineering and manufacturing data during our global end-to-end evaluations to identify strategic and tactical improvement opportunities
  • You will get a real potential to gain widespread understanding of the business
  • You will be a global key player working cross-functionally with all Global Operations areas to review and challenge and derive conclusions and provide actionable recommendations 
  • You will represent Network Design leading the decision-making of our impactful recommendations to Top Management 
  • You will provide and document assumptions, identify potential optimization scenarios and analyze impact on relevant factors, such as OEE, CAPEX, capacities, etc.
  • You will support us building up governance and  internal knowledge database around network modelling best practices.


Let your talent flourish:

  • You have a university degree, preferably in science or industrial engineer (MBA is a plus)
  • 3-5 years consulting experience in a leading consulting firm or extensive operational experience working (pharma sector experience is a plus)
  • You have consultant experience in operational assessments, manufacturing strategy, network optimization and/or transfers of new products  
  • Strong quantitative and problem-solving skills combined with the ability to analyze large sets of data,  pull out insights and then proactively communicate those insights to senior leaders
  • You are a strategic thinker and a creative self-starter energized by problem-solving and pushing new solutions and have a “hands-on” and “can do”-mentality
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to create business case and deep knowledge of manufacturing cost structure.
  • Advance knowledge in data analysis and modelling. Experience using advance Excel and network optimization solutions. SAP knowledge is a plus.
  • Base optimization knowledge like linear programming, Multi integer- programming
  • You are fluent in English; further languages (e.g. Italian, Spanish) are a plus
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