Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and expert teams as well as through strategic add-on acquisitions. The objective is to achieve a significant increase in value with a focus on sustainable growth of the portfolio company.

Supply Chain Manager / Director (m/f/d)

Full Time
Experienced Professional
November 28, 2022

Mutares SE & Co. KGaA, Munich (www.mutares.com), acquires medium-sized companies and parts of groups with headquarter in Europe that are being sold in the course of a repositioning process at their owners and show a clear potential for operational improvement. Mutares actively supports and develops its portfolio companies with its own investment and consulting teams as well as through acquisitions of strategic add-ons. Our goal is to acquire companies with a revenue of EUR 50 to 750 million. The aim is to achieve a clear value increase with a focus on sustainable, long-term growth of the portfolio company.

Within our OPS team, we are looking to hire a leader who has a successful track record in Supply Chain Management with a continuous improvement attitude and an entrepreneurial mindset. This role will be located at portfolio companies, on site across Europe.

Your Tasks
  • Lead Supply Chain Stream in restructuring projects: Provide focused leadership, strategic direction and expertise in Supply Chain Operations
  • Engage key stakeholders of Projects workstreams
  • Define Turnaround concept and improvement glide path for Supply Chain (Service Level, Inventory, Logistics Costs, Process, Organization, Systems and Tools)
  • Timeously Monitor action plans, provide training, carry out workshop
  • Fill organizational gap in participation if necessary
  • Contribute to the development of Mutares standard Processes by sharing knowledge & experience
  • Enable synergies between portfolio companies, identify benchmarks, deploy best practices
  • Support M&A-Team in due diligence with Supply Chain assessment and Analysis
Your Profile
  • At least 5 years of experience in Supply Chain Management (Automotive, Distribution, FMCG, etc…)
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Supply Chain / Engineering
  • Logistical expertise in Supply Chain Processes (Material & Demand Planning, Production Control, Customer Service, Distribution, Transportation, Warehousing, Material Handling etc.)
  • Knowledgeable in Lean Manufacturing (Problem Solving, Value Stream & Process Mapping, Pull System, Mizusumashi etc.)
  • Broad knowledge of ERP systems / Ability to evaluate Information flow
  • Good communication in speech and writing
  • Team player / Hands on
  • Social competence / empathy
  • Fluency in English + any other European language(s)
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and acting (Ability to navigate from Big Picture to details)
  • Willingness to travel 4 days per week
What Mutares offers
  • Working as part of a highly motivated, international, committed and agile team that enjoys working together
  • Exciting working environment with changing challenges and tasks for a continuous personal and professional development
  • Attractive remuneration combined with flexible working hours
  • Intensive on-boarding phase in a collegial environment
  • Regular team events and offsites
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