About the Voith Group

The Voith Group is a global technology company. With its broad portfolio of systems, products, services and digital applications, Voith sets standards in the markets of energy, paper, raw materials and transport & automotive. Founded in 1867, the company today has around 21,000 employees, sales of € 4.9 billion and locations in over 60 countries worldwide and is thus one of the larger family-owned companies in Europe.

Support the Voith Group | Group Division Paper as a

Opex Specialist (m|f|d) Global Operations 
Job ID 69305 | Location Heidenheim


As an Operations Excellence Specialist (m/f/d) at Global Operations, you will ensure continuous and dynamic optimization of processes and systems worldwide along the entire value chain. In particular, your focus will be on the sub-areas of production and production-related areas with the aim of increasing efficiency and saving costs for sustainable corporate development.


Your tasks

  • Be part of our "Global Operations" team and support us in the implementation and further development of the Operations Excellence Initiative at global locations as well as the integration of industry 4.0 in production (e. g. MES system, digital shopfloor etc.).

  • Independently implement efficiency projects ranging from concept development to sustainable and independent implementation in interdisciplinary cooperation with the specialist departments.

  • Regular controlling of key figures as well as preparation of decision-making documents for management.  

  • Support continuous improvement on site through the use of lean methods as well as the training and instruction of multipliers in order to ensure smooth and profitable production. 


Your profile

  • Successfully completed Master's degree (e. g. in engineering, production technology, industrial engineering or comparable) and initial professional experience in project and change management. 
  • Already initial experience in the application of lean methods.  
  • Business fluent command of written and spoken German and English. 
  • Entrepreneurial, result-oriented and team-oriented personality (m/f/d) with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze complex processes and high level of commitment.
  • Willingness to occasionally travel worldwide (up to 20 %).


What you can expect

  • A diverse and dedicated team that meets as equals and values regular exchanges on projects to learn from each other's experience and knowledge.
  • Varied work and independent projects from the very beginning, thus international insight into different locations and topics.
  • Professional and personal development through a mentor (m/f/d) and a team at your side, who support you at the start and during your time at Voith and provide regular feedback.


We offer you an international working environment with an open and inclusive company culture. In addition, you can expect flexible working models, sustainable development opportunities and various offers for the compatibility of family and career as well as health and well-being.


Shape the future of paper production with us and set the course for an innovative and trend-setting project. You can get a first insight here: PAPERMAKING FOR LIFE.  


Apply now via our web portal

Find more details about the application process.


The J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | Voith Paper (VPH) is looking forward to your application!


Your personal contact
J.M. Voith SE & Co. KG | VZS
Global Business Services HR EMEA
Talent Acquisition Team  • Tomeika Whelan • phone +49 7321 37 3440    


Job ID 69305