Managing Director (f/m/div.) Europe

The company is a leading international manufacturer in the packaging industry. 

Key Tasks:
  • leading the European organization in the areas of supply chain, operations, sales, central services and new business in regard to revenue, margin, profit and cost with a strong commercial supply chain and growing mindset
  • P&L responsible for the full European business
  • responsible for the development and the implementation of the annual and mid-term strategy and plan, together with the international board members
  • leading, motivating and inspiring the team members into a self-confident, passionate and growth focused team also through periods of change
  • strategic cooperation with global business directors to optimize strategic actions to grow the business
  • maintain a constant view of changing market conditions. Make calculated judgments to harness the commercial potential at European business level
  • formulate creative and insightful strategic plans alongside stakeholders, that are based on comprehensive knowledge of customers and markets
  • continually assess customer growth opportunities with regular account profiling. Find opportunities for additional growth
  • implement wider company strategies that relate to product positioning, pricing, packaging improvements, distribution and communication
  • contribute to the development of global strategies concerning sustainability and environmental targets
Education / Experience:
  • Master's degree in a supply chain or business administration direction
  • many years of management experience in and demonstrated knowledge of the packaging industry, including experience with shrink sleeves, pouches and label business and a strong network within this industry
  • strong strategic skills and the ability to translate the strategy to operational plans
  • extensive sales and / or production / supply chain leadership experience in an international matrix organization with fast evolving environment
  • financial management knowhow with proven outstanding financial results - P&L and operating budget management
  • knowledge in change management by turning an international organization in to a high-performance organization
Personal Characteristics:
  • strong leadership personality with natural authority who encourages and challenges employees
  • respectful team player in management team
  • consistent, structured and systematic way of working
  • conceptual strength with implementation skills
  • high business and commercial acumen
  • communicative and cooperative leadership style
  • result- and goal-oriented
  • emotional strength and intelligence to drive the transformation 
  • fluency in spoken and written English and preferably another language such as German or French or Japanese


Category: Geschäftsführung / Mitglied des Management Teams
Industries: Verpackung
Location: Deutschland
Start: a.s.a.p.
Contact person:
Sebastian Böhme
Moosstr. 7
D-82319 Starnberg
Tel.: +49-8151-65499 14