Project Engineer/ Process Engineer Manufacturing (m/f/d)

Project Management Ludwigshafen, Rheinland-Pfalz Herford, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Salary: USD 80000 Annually


Xylem zīləm|
1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;
2) A leading global water technology company.
Xylem is a global water technology company with over 22.000 employees, dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. We are the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.
If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at Xylem - a job with a purpose. 
Project Engineer/ Process Engineer Manufacturing (m/f/d)
Location: Herford or Ludwigshafen
The Project/ Process Engineer (m/f/d), reporting to the Head of Operational Excellence, will take the lead in challenging improvement activities related to factory footprint and optimization in the area of automatization, technology, digitalization, and operational excellence to drive strategic projects that support the company’s overall success. This role ensures that projects are completed in accordance to applicable safety policies and regulations within budget, scope, time, and to the highest level of quality.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Leading cross functional project teams across Europe along all project phases (initialization, analysis, concept development, project implementation until handover to accountable organizations).
  • Drive project teams and organizations to comprehensively improve operating model design, process simplification, data & technology enablement, and financial success, whilst ensuring quality standards and regulatory compliance.
  • Align and prioritize innovation initiatives, and projects, while ensuring synergies of local improvements with wider transformational objectives.
  • Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement, including developing a robust risk mitigation plan if needed.
  • Support teams with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities to pursue business goals.
  • Ensuring projects goals are met in all areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality and team member performance.
  • Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
  • Ensure, support and facilitate e 2 way communication with all levels of organization and the teams about progress update, highlights, risks.
  • Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.
  • Analyzing program risks.
  • Coordinating and running events and workshop
Your Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field
  • Long track record in program/project management
  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing systems experience
  • Experience in lean manufacturing / lean production
  • Strong collaboration, communication and change management skills
  • Continuous improvement mentality
  • Very good German and English language skills
  • Willingness to travel within Europe up to 50% (all Xylem sites in Europe)    
With us you win:
  • A permanent position with a fixed monthly salary in line with the market for secure planning
  • You will also benefit from performance-related special payments
  • Professional induction is a matter of course and guaranteed, regular feedback meetings help with further development
  • We will provide you with the best possible qualifications for your position through internal and external training courses
  • Collaboration on challenging tasks and projects in cooperation with international colleagues
  • Flat hierarchies and an open-door culture allow you to work freely
  • Occupational safety and health are very important to us
  • Xylem Watermark: Social commitment, sustainable products and a corporate foundation ensure a valuable contribution to our society
Please send us your CV in English 
For questions regarding this opportunity, please reach out to Britta Reimann, Corporate Recruiter at Tel.: +49 152 22832510
Xylem is an equal opportunity employer. We want people to feel at home regardless of their nationality, color, religion, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability or other legally protected characteristics, not only at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of practices. Diversity, equality and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and a key to long-term growth.