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VP Digital Transformation

Date: Nov 24, 2021

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
VP Digital Transformation Next possible start date | Harvey

Your responsibilities:


FUCHS’ Chief Digital Officer (CDO) for North America focus is to drive our organization to digital excellence.  The CDO will translate the company's business strategy and operational needs into a digital transformation plan and projects, and empower the organization through a digital mindset, capability, and solutions, to improve the daily operation, change the business model, and upgrade the customer experience.


Additionally, the CDO will:

  • develop a clearly defined, forward-looking digital strategy for FUCHS North America in alignment with the global strategy  
  • identify new and/or improve existing tools – AI, CRM, E-Commerce, etc.  – that can support, enhance, and improve our solutions and services to the customers
  • lead IT strategic and operational planning to achieve business goals by fostering innovation, prioritizing IT initiatives, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT systems across the organization


Qualifications we are looking for:


  • Ideal candidate has 8+ years related experience, a degree in business, technology, or engineering, and an innovative / growth mindset. 
  • A proven track record of leading successful digital transformation projects, and an understanding of core business processes and associated technical solutions are required.
  • Experience managing and leading a digital team, proven influencing, and collaboration skills, plus ERP implementation and management experience are essential.   
  • SAP experience, a graduate degree, as well as experience working in an intercultural environment strongly preferred.


These are your benefits:

Fuchs Lubricants Co. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. The benefits package offered to full-time employees includes: medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401(k), life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement.


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is the United States operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub S.E., the world's largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants with global sales of over $2.5 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries such as automotive, appliance, aerospace manufacturers, pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, transportation, mining, and energy. The organization is constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry and we are recognized for providing world-class technical support to our strong customer base.

Excel beyond your limitations and contribute your ideas in the flat hierarchies of a family-run company listed on the MDAX. Please apply online by clicking the "Apply now" button.

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