IFCO Germany / Operations

Senior Plant Controller (m/f/d)

For our head office in 82049 Pullach near Munich (Germany)

The role is a key functional role with accountability for driving faster execution of operational improvement. The key outcomes are to reduce cost, increase productivity, identifying best practices and synergies to drive growth and efficiencies

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Key responsibilities:

  • You advance and drive a consistent set of operational KPIs and metrics to measure and manage operational performance of IFCO operated and subcontracted Service Centers across Europe
  • You conduct detailed analysis & comparison of quotes (Cost, Capex, staffing etc.)
  • You perform analysis of operations and service provider profitability and develop recommendation of appropriate pricing
  • You calculate financial impacts of an increasing scope of automation
  • You identify cost savings opportunities by using Six Sigma, Kaizen and Lean techniques and assist in driving direct and indirect cost out of the businesses
  • You assist in driving IFCO’s initiatives throughout the region

We expect:

  • You hold a university degree with focus on controlling / finance and logistics or comparable education
  • You gained a minimum of 5 years of experience in controlling, logistics and / or operations
  • You demonstrated delivery in an often ambiguous, high growth environment
  • You have a good understanding of margin and profit drivers, business acumen and commercial pragmatism
  • Your experience with supplier controlling would be well appreciated
  • You have a good technical understanding of machines and equipment in a fully automated production environment
  • You have enhanced presentation, negotiation and communications skills – both written and oral
  • You have a qualification in Lean / Six Sigma or experience in time and motion studies preferably
  • You are fluent in English and German, Spanish language knowledge would be desirable

We offer:

  • A workplace in a sustainable and very crisis-proof industry
  • Bright and modern offices
  • Appreciation and respectful interaction in an international team
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths
  • Further training opportunities
  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work mobile
  • Free beverages
  • Company gym
  • Available parking space nearby
  • Easy accessibility by public transport


Please send your application, including your CV in English (mandatory) as well as your desired salary and your earliest possible date of joining to recruiting@ifco.com. We are looking forward to receiving your application.

IFCO Systems GmbH |Zugspitzstr. 7 | D-82049 Pullach | Germany www.ifco.com

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Senior Plant Controller (m/f/d)

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