IT Business Consultant Process Transformation Product Lifecycle Management (f/m/d)

Freudenberg FST GmbH
Weinheim Plymouth, MI

Freudenberg is a global technology group that strengthens its customers and society long-term through forward-looking innovations. Together with our partners, customers and the world of science, we develop leading-edge technologies, and excellent products, solutions and services for 40 market segments. The Freudenberg Group employs some 50,000 people in around 60 countries worldwide and generates sales of nearly 9 billion euros.
Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is a longstanding technology expert and market leader for sophisticated and novel applications in sealing technology and electric mobility solutions worldwide. Thanks to our unique materials and technology expertise, we are a proven supplier for demanding products and applications, as well as a development and service partner to customers in the automotive industries and in general industries. With our approximately 13,000 employees worldwide, we generate sales of about 2 billion euros.

You support our team as

IT Business Consultant Process Transformation Product Lifecycle Management (f/m/d)

Responsibilities

  • You will analyze and document the actual business and organizational processes, local requirements, training needs as well as take over the definition of future target processes according to the Product Development Process (PDP) / Teamcenter template in line with the relevant end-to-end processes
  • Regular reporting on project progress to the Steering Committee together with the Program Manager, Project Manager and Technical Lead are part of your responsibilities
  • You will independently identify process gaps to the standard template (as-is/target), develop alternative solutions to this end, coordinate with various teams on the preferred solution, and prepare for presentation and approval by senior management (including effort estimation)
  • In your role, you will take the lead in providing ongoing advice to the site on business process structure and design decisions
  • As part of your role, you will focus on working with the project manager, site coordinator and site key users during the process implementation preparation and review phases
  • You will enjoy organizing the Ready-to-Go and Process Review site visits as well as fostering team collaboration and facilitating the changes

Qualifications

  • You have a successful university degree in economics, engineering, computer science or a comparable qualification
  • You also have several years of professional experience (5+) years in PLM/PDP/ APQP processes and at least 3 years in a leadership role in project or program management
  • Your strong analytical skills and highly structured and independent approach to work, coupled with your excellent communication and problem-solving skills will set you apart from the rest
  • You bring applied experience with business process analysis tools and an understanding of business processes in the manufacturing industry (e.g. automotive)
  • Business fluent English skills complete your profile

Your Benefits

  • Flexible work arrangements: Opportunities for flex hours and/or remote work to maximize performance satisfaction
  • Cafeteria/Canteen: Fresh food on-site, both hot and cold
  • Training / Career development: Programs to supercharge skills and expertise
  • International work options: A career with global relationships and a world view.
  • Easily reachable: Easy, low-stress access by car or public transport

The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.