As our client continues to acquire new orders and enter new markets, they have identified the need to further enhance their Quality department. As such our client, based in Barcelona, seeks a Senior Supplier Quality Manager covering the European market.
Senior Supplier Quality Manager, Barcelona, Spain
As Senior Supplier Quality Manager you will be responsible for setting the group standards, working cross functionally to maintain consistent standards across manufacturing processes via stakeholder engagement. You will be responsible for optimising processes and will be well versed with ISO standards (9001/14001). Ultimately gearing towards improving the strategic focus to exceed customer expectations. You will lead the Quality function (team up to 3 people) to communicate efficiency with all internal customers (Production, Procurement, R&D etc) to help achieve agreed standards collectively across multiple sites and countries in Europe.
We are looking for high calibre leaders for the Senior Supplier Quality Manager role with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level ideally in a Quality focused specialism
As the Senior Supplier Quality Manager you will have previously identified, led and successfully concluded Continuous Improvement exercises and QMS implementations
Fluent in English is a must, Spanish is an advantage
Formal qualifications in manufacturing management, engineering, six sigma or lean manufacturing would be advantageous
Being well versed with Quality tools and techniques for example PFMEA, APQP, 8D, SPC is an advantage
Leadership and people management experience is essential - you will lead a team of 3-5 people
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skills
Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment
If you are interested in applying for this Senior Supplier Quality Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
My client, a global market leader in the FMCG market, seeks a Demand Planner for their site near Dusseldorf, Germany. As Demand Planner, you will focus on improvements of forecast accuracy through statistical forecast applications. With strong S&OP experience you will help lead a change program to develop internal planning processes. You will work closely with Sales and Marketing departments to incorporate market intelligence with the introduction of new products, exiting product conversions and deactivations. My client has a dynamic and diverse business model which incorporates a wide range of products which supply a wealth of sectors.
Demand Planner, Dusseldorf, Germany
As my client continues to focus on enhancing their planning strategy to support impressive growth levels, they are offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Senior Demand Planner to work with their operational and strategic developments. You will review, challenge and enhance their planning strategy on local, regional and global levels to align all areas of the business to achieve corporate synergy and exceed agreed targets.
Desired Skills and Experience
As a Demand Planner we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level
Fluent in English, with business level German
Circa 3 - 5 years’ experience in a leading in a global planning capacity. Utilising forecast error, accuracy and bias tools
Strong analytical skills, utilising market information to strengthen in house planning capabilities in order to develop sophisticated S&OP processes
Previous experience with strategic planning improvement projects in an FMCG business is also preferred
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate, exemplary presentation skill
If you are interested in applying for this Demand Planner role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client, an mid-sized industrial business based in Haut-Rhin, are seeking a Finance Director to join their team.
Finance Director, Haut-Rhin, France
Reporting directly to the General Management, you are responsible for the Finance Structure of the entity, taking care not only of daily operations, but also digitalisation projects and cost saving initiatives and process improvements.
As the team is small, our client is searching for someone with the ability to strike a balance between being strategic (liaising regularly with the General Management & C-Suite), but also hands-on (not afraid of rolling up their sleeves and getting involved in the day to day operations)
Preparation of financial statements and reporting, presentation to the group.
Responsibility for the site cash management & cash flow, in direct liaison with the Group Treasurer.
Act as a business partner to operational staff to create budgets and forecasts.
Work with other functions to identify and implement cost saving initiatives.
Ensure that internal control standards are upheld by finance & other functions.
Handle all liaison with external partners including external and internal auditors, banks and insurers.
Ensure that all tax returns are completed in an efficient and compliant manner.
Management of a team of 2 people.
Required for the role:
8+ years experience in finance, preferably in roles with team management responsibilities.
Strong finance background, with knowledge of tax and transfer pricing
Prior experience of working in a manufacturing/industrial company a must – exposure to batch manufacturing a big plus.
Good operational knowledge of SAP essential.
Ability to delegate, but also willing to work as part of a team.
Trustworthy and transparent, ability to communicate in a clear way.
Full fluency in French (preferably native) and English compulsory.
Ideally available on short notice.
If you are interested in applying for this Finance Director role, please register your interest using the link above, send your CV to Jessica.Watt@emearecruitment.eu or call Jessica Watt in the office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a global company in technology sector. They have a strong brand name in a number of countries and have been recognised as one of the most innovative companies. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Fixed Assets Accountant to be based in Vienna.
Fixed Assets Accountant, Vienna, Austria
The Fixed Assets Accountant will be acting as a subject matter expert and will report directly to Director of Accounting and Reporting.
The responsibilities of the Fixed Assets Accountant include but will not be limited to:
Independent management of lease and investment accounting in SAP according to US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP
Optimization and assurance of processes in asset accounting and lease accounting
Disclosure reporting according to US GAAP & IFRS
Creation of ad hoc evaluations for controlling
Cooperation with all stakeholders in contract management
General project work in the CAPEX area & asset accounting
SOX process owner for asset accounting and lease accounting
Completed commercial training or further training in finance and accounting
At least 2 years of experience in fixed asset accounting
Knowledge of US GAAP or IFRS
Very good Excel and SAP (FI / AA) knowledge
Fluency in German
Good level of English
Accuracy, independent work and pro-active approach
Flexibility, strong communication skills
Ability to work in a dynamic multinational environment
In return the successful candidate will be offered an opportunity to work in a global organization and very good career development opportunities within the group.
We will consider candidates relocating from abroad as long as they have relevant work experience, can speak German fluently and are eligible to work in Austria without need for sponsorship.
If you are interested in applying for this Fixed Assets Accountant role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007
Our client, is an ambitious pioneer in the technology sector, operating on an international scale. With their technical expertise, they drive innovation to offer cutting edge, environmentally aware products and services in a dynamic marketplace.
HR Manager, Milano, Italy
We’re seeking, an experienced HR Manager to manage the HR needs of Southern Europe. Joining a large international team of over 50 HR professionals, you’ll be tasked with driving engagement, reviewing of processes, implementation and providing guidance and support. The successful HR Manager must be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, effectively multi-task and be comfortable working in a fast paced and changeable environment. This role offers travel across Europe, and the opportunity to broaden your career.
Provide guidance and advice to Line Managers on policy and procedures
Manage expatriate assignments
Identify training needs
First point of contact for legislation and internal policies
Assist on several HR initiative projects
Mange the onboarding process
Strong HR experience working in large multi-site companies
In-depth knowledge of labor law
Fluent in Italian and English
Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
If you are interested in applying for this HR Manager role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Michelle Ewing in our Amsterdam office on +31 20 808 11 02.
My client, a market leader in their FMCG industry, seeks a Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging for their office based in Barcelona. As the Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging you will support the procurement team by advising the business on preferred vendor selection whilst maintaining a list of preferred suppliers. Keeping the business up to date and aware of these suppliers is a key focal area. Your key stakeholders will be balanced between Engineering teams, Marketing leaders etc so a strong communication style is needed.
As Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging you will review and enhance existing procurement strategies to improve areas of the business via automated processes including catalogue and contract enhancement.
My client is offering an excellent opportunity for a proven Strategic Buyer - MRO to work closely with supporting the Procurement Director with market analysis, data analysis etc. Evaluating existing suppliers across Europe, identifying new potential suppliers and supporting the team to negotiate and agree terms and conditions will be key focal areas.
Desired Skills and Experience
As Strategic Buyer - MRO we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:
Educated to Bachelor degree in Business/Finance/Procurement or related discipline
At least 2-3 years’ experience in an Indirect / Technical Procurement capacity – Ideally with engineered components
Fluent in English is a must
Experience of managing a strong supplier list whilst keeping the business informed of this is a must
Experience of Indirect Procurement technical categories is a distinct advantage
Fully conversant with modern purchasing and procurement techniques
High level of PC literacy, able to organise, plan and innovate
If you are interested in applying for this Strategic Buyer – Primary packaging role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a fast-growing company with a culture that cultivates change and innovation to drive it forward. They have an excellent track record of attracting and retaining top talent, which is related to their ethos of giving people responsibility, promoting independent working and allowing people to learn/develop through their own initiatives.
IT Project Manager, Barcelona, Spain
They are currently looking to hire IT Project Manager who will a member of the global team and coordinate projects in various locations worldwide.
The IT Project Manager will report to the Global Business Operations Director with a dotted-line reporting relationship to the regional IT Director.
This role is responsible for the planning, execution, organization and finalization of IT-related programs and/or projects according to agreed upon deadlines within an approved budget. Primary responsibility is the oversight of assigned projects within the application (principally SAP) and infrastructure domains. Responsibilities additionally include identifying resource needs and coordinating with service managers to secure team members, vendors and 3rd-party contractors/consultants to execute and deliver projects according to plan.
In what is both a broad and varied role, key responsibilities are to include:
The IT Project Manager will work with the Business Operations function to build statements of work defining the effort required from implementation vendors.
Drives the identification, development, and delivery of all IT solutions using detailed business requirements.
Define required resources and the schedule for the implementation of the projects.
Develop a detailed project plan for each initiative and monitors and tracks progress against that plan. Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
Management of all outsourced technical support and 3rd party project consultants.
Documents project activity and manages risk and cash burn accordingly.
Ensures assigned projects are delivered on time, on budget, with quality and in accordance with the corporate Project Methodology.
Captures project issues, ensure clear ownership of resolutions, and tracks to closure
Escalates pending decisions and significant issues to project sponsors when necessary in a timely fashion
Serve as single point of contact for project level questions and status
Manage project financials by way of Excel-based models
Develop and maintain risk management strategies
In order to fulfil the requirements of the position, it is envisaged the candidate should have the following skill set and experience:
Minimum of 7+ years of relevant experience required, preferably managing IT related initiatives.
Experience interfacing with all levels of business leadership providing project status, presenting significant project issues and the alternatives to resolve, and attain approval for recommendations.
Prior experience working within the consulting industry desired.
Solid functional background related to IT initiatives with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development, systems administration, or infrastructure engineering.
Strong demonstrated leadership of direct and indirect teams and associated leadership, mentoring and supervisory skills.
Knowledge of SAP will be advantageous
Previous experience in managing IT projects for the finance and accounting function will be a plus
Exceptional organizational skills including a high level of attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
Exceptional working knowledge of MS Office applications, most notably Project, Power-point and Excel.
Ability to be a technical strategic thought leader as well as a “hands on” implementer.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to travel globally when needed.
Fluency in English
Readiness to travel
If you are interested in applying for this IT Project Manager role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is a global company in technology sector. We are currently recruiting on their behalf for a Reporting and Consolidation Senior Manager to be based in Vienna.
Reporting and Consolidation Senior Manager, Vienna, Austria
The job holder will be responsible for consolidation of figures for multiple entities and preparation of reporting to the group.
You will be acting as an accounting subject matter expert, provide advice on accounting and reporting issues and drive process enhancements.
The responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
Manage the periodical reporting process
Prepare and submit top quality reporting to the group consolidation and reporting team
Improve accounting and reporting processes
Ensure compliance with US GAAP
Act as an US GAAP expert and provide guidance to various stakeholders in the finance team on on-standard accounting treatments
Identifying, analysis and reporting of accounting issues
Drive improvements in use of IT systems
Delivery of US GAAP accounting position papers
Preparation and audit of the statutory financial statements and filings
Manage the internal controls and SOX in the reporting & consolidation department
Liaison with external and internal auditors
University degree in Accounting, Finance or a similar discipline
Strong knowledge of US GAAP
Qualification in accounting will be advantageous
Solid experience in accounting gained in a big 4 firm or a multinational business
Good understanding of SOX
Fluency in English. German will be a plus
Excellent SAP or Oracle knowledge. HFM experience is a plus
In return you will be offered an opportunity to work in a global organization and very good career development opportunities within the group.
If you are interested in applying for this Reporting and Consolidation Senior Manager role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Our client is an international automotive business with ambitious expansion plans. They are currently looking to appoint a Senior FP&A Analyst, to be located near Stuttgart.
Senior FP&A Analyst, Stuttgart, Germany
This is a newly created role that will play part in setting up FP&A function in the businesses and implementation of best practices.
Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
Production, interpretation and distribution of management information
Ensuing the high level of quality and accuracy of data and reports
Performing analysis of P&L, balance sheet and cash flow forecast
Cooperation with Senior Management
Support FP&A leads in building efficient processes and tools internally
Carry out an ad-hoc analysis & reporting
University degree in Economics or Finance
Very good understanding of business performance, supported by minimum 5-6 years of related experience in Finance/ Managerial analysis
Proficiency in MS Excel
Proactive, hands on approach
Ability to deal with ambiguity
Results orientation with passion for detail
Strong communication skills with fluent English and German
In return our client offer competitive salary package and opportunities for professional growth and progression within the group.
If you are interested in applying for this Senior FP&A Analyst role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to email@example.com or for a confidential conversation please call Izabela Darmstetter in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.
Following enhanced developments throughout their business units my client, a multinational FMCG organisation seeks a Supply Chain Analyst. Located near Dusseldorf, Germany, the Supply Chain Analyst will support the expansion plans through data analysis of all Supply Chain processes/units including production, logistics, sales and inventory information.
Supply Chain Analyst, Dusseldorf, Germany
With a global presence and a multibillion US$ revenue stream, my client seeks to further enhance their commercial offerings by utilising a Supply Chain Analyst to optimise transportation and distribution facilities across Western Europe.
As Supply Chain Analyst you will work closely with multiple European sites and outsourced partners to develop logistics, transportation, warehousing and ultimately the end customer experience. Using a broad business acumen to reconcile statistical data you'll help the division to form crucial strategic plans for the wider business.
We are looking for high calibre candidates for the Supply Chain Analyst role with the following skill sets:
Educated to Degree or equivalent level ideally in a Business, Supply Chain or Logistics discipline
Strong analytical skills and commercial background (preferred in Logistics and / or Supply Chain)
3-5 years working experience in an international environment, preferably with a commercial awareness of how trading markets operate
Fluent in English AND German is a must (verbal and written)
Understanding of supply chain management with good logistics knowledge
Good experience levels of SAP
If you are interested in applying for this Supply Chain Analyst role please register your interest using the link above, alternatively please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.