FUCHS ist der weltweit größte unabhängige Anbieter von innovativen Schmierstofflösungen für nahezu alle Branchen und Anwendungsbereiche. Unsere Produkte und Lösungen halten die Welt in Bewegung, auch wenn diese nicht immer sichtbar sind. Entscheidend ist, dass jeder Einzelne unserer über 6.000 Mitarbeiter in mehr als 50 Ländern sichtbar ist – ihr Unternehmergeist, ihre Ideen und Fähigkeiten sind das Herzstück unseres globalen Geschäfts.

Werden Sie sichtbar bei FUCHS und verstärken unser Team als:

Head of Engineering (m/f/d)


Mannheim, BW, DE, 68169

Your areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the Global Engineering & Manufacturing Network (GEM) with the goal to create common standards within the fluids and grease community to realize high synergies
  • Mid- and long-term Capex planning in line with business targets and best practices
  • Share best practice across affiliates by establishing adequate working formats and structures as well as ensuring proper access and availability of common information
  • Improving the efficiency of production technology by evaluating the latest technologies and defining relevant projects
  • Establish global EH&S standards together with the EH&S team
  • Define and implement global IT system landscape within the GEM in close collaboration with the global Supply Chain organization based on “core” and “non-core” elements

Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Successfully completed master’s degree, preferably in chemistry, chemical process engineering, manufacturing engineering, engineering, or comparable qualification
  • Work experience in chemical industry or engineering matrix organizations 
  • Leadership experience with direct and indirect leadership
  • Experienced in planning and building new plants as well as running a production plant or at least a production unit within a plant
  • Encouraged by the idea of actively changing and shaping the work environment
  • Analytical and conceptual skills with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Persistent person with excellent communication skills and persuasiveness through different hierarchical levels in matrix organizations
  • Excellent English skills, German desirable 
  • Willingness to travel internationally

These are your benefits:

  • An interesting working environment in a dynamic, worldwide operating company
  • A secure future perspective and a good work-life balance as well as individual further education opportunities and training
  • Possibility to work partially from home
  • A very good working atmosphere with flat hierarchies
  • Opportunities to participate in various health and fitness activities, such as health days, sports groups and cooperation with fitness studios


Please note: By entering your application data and submitting your application documents (in German or English), you agree that your documents may be forwarded to Mr. Weber from Weber.Personal.Beratung.

Weber.Personal.Beratung is our personnel consultancy which we have commissioned with the search.


Contact Data:
Markus Weber
Phone +49 (711) 49 004 406
Email: weber@weber-personal-beratung.de

Sie haben Fragen? Kathrin Fricke beantwortet sie Ihnen gerne unter kathrin.fricke@fuchs.com

Werden Sie sichtbar bei FUCHS! Kommen Sie in unser Team und lassen Sie uns gemeinsam die Welt bewegen!

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