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Director SC Special Projects (m/f/d)

July 10, 2024


Where do people love what they do, and being great at what they do?

At Swisslog, that’s where! Our teams are the heart of a world-leading Robotics company that’s harnessing the power of technology to shape the future of intralogistics. The result? We’re transforming performance and efficiency for customers across the globe, giving them the vital edge in their markets.  

Short Facts

  • Dortmund
    Dortmund, Germany
  • Swisslog
    Swisslog, hybrid
  • Manufacturing
  • Permanent Position
    Permanent Position


Make an impact
  • As Director SC Special Projects (m/f/d) you are conducting site analyses to evaluate the efficiency, feasibility, and future viability of current production sites and associated supply chain network incl. supplier and customer base. This can result in production relocations, which must be managed with experience and clarity. You can work on these and the following topics from our modern office in Dortmund as well as from your home office.
  • Furthermore, identifying potential site alternatives and preparing feasibility studies and business cases is one of your main tasks.
  • An important part of this is the collaboration with internal teams to make appropriate site decisions and implement them.
  • The Evaluation of logistical aspects, market access, labor costs, regulatory requirements, and risk factors is always a decisive aspect here. 
  • In addition, developing strategies for site optimization and implementing improvement measures (e.g. rethinking of vertical integration strategy to scale up operations efficiently) is one of your tasks. 
  • Finally, you will take care of the area of the monitoring and reporting site performance, continuously adapting to changing business and geopolitical requirements.

Application Requirements

What you need to succeed
  • Your profile is based on your degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Logistics, or related fields.
  • In addition, you have demonstrable experience in site analysis, planning, or development in a production-related environment.
  • You also have experience to show in production relocations and consideration of all affected areas, such as e.g. product design adjustments or IT interface reviews.
  • Furthermore, you are characterized by very good project management skills for coordination between all functions along the entire supply chain including product development and IT support.
  • Apart from the other points you also have solid knowledge in evaluating site factors and criteria.
  • Analytical and strategic thinking skills with strong problem-solving abilities ou ascribe to yourself.
  • A strong communication, teamwork, and assertiveness skills and a willingness to travel occasionally round off your profile perfectly.

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Our promise to you

Swisslog is a world of opportunity for people who can deliver a game changing mission: driving the future of intralogistics, by shaping an era of robotic and data-driven automated solutions that create exceptional customer value.

Join us on this journey and you’ll be part of a global enterprise that’s proud of its Swiss roots - and hugely excited by the worldwide opportunities open to everyone in the Swisslog family. So come and realize your potential, in a team that’s united by passion and driven by the OneSwisslog team spirit.

About Swisslog

Swisslog is shaping the future of intralogistics. As part of the KUKA Group, we work on the latest technologies that are reimagining the world of logistics. We’re a team of 3,000+ experts from 50 countries, serving some of the world's largest and most exciting brands. Together, we’re implementing smart and innovative approaches - including flexible robot-based and data-driven automation solutions that are transforming the supply chain. So join our team and share your unique perspective.

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