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Primary Location: 

Bremen, DE

Function:  Quality & Operational Development
Job Category:  Engineering

Manager Operational Excellence & Quality

Wärtsil JovyatlasEuroatlas in Bremen / Germany


                 is looking for a


Manager Operational Excellence & Quality (m/f/d)


        permanent employment - full time




  • Accountable for Quality, Environmental, occupational Health & Safety Management Systems
  • Accountable for Operational Excellence & Innovation Program and related activity portfolio
  • Innovate & Implement processes, systems, tools and related quality aspects
  • Drive the quality and safety culture to become an integral part of the performance culture
  • Responsible for operative QA/QC procedures activities
  • Actively contributing to product innovation campaigns
  • Selecting, Organising and leading external service providers for product qualification
  • Qualification and development of partners in cooperation with other relevant departments
  • Consulting process owners and product responsibles especially in Engineering, Supply Chain and Production
  • Coordination of QEHS-related activities in cooperation with the local company management and the Wärtsilä QEHS-organisation
  • Preparation and execution of presentations and training courses
  • Reporting to the Managing Director, Member of the Company Management Team



  • Fluent German and English communication skills 
  • Minimum 3 years of working experience in QEHS-Position or in a Production/Engineering Management function
  • Sound knowledge and track record in Operational Excellence activities and Lean
  • Proven experience and capability in leading customer oriented QEHS-activities
  • Very Good knowledge of quality management System ISO 9001 and QA/QC methods
  • Knowledge of related Management Systems (ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001,…) is advantageous
  • Knowledge about Health & Safety Systems and relevant European and German regulations is a plus
  • Familiar with the use of QEHS-tools and reports
  • Ideally first experience as an auditor
  • Analytic/ systematic working approach and structured thinking
  • Good command in problem analysis & solving applying state of the art methods and tools
  • Sound knowledge of project management.
  • Proven communication skills and people orientation
  • Proven good leadership and management skills
  • Very good technical understanding, good logical and cooperation skills


Education: The ideal candidate has a professional education as Master of Science in Technology (ideally with Production Technology and Quality as study subject) or equivalent work experience in an operations-management or QEHS-function.  A certification as Auditor is a plus.


Please note that with your application to this job you explicitly agree, that we are allowed to forward, if necessary, your application including all corresponding documents to our authorised agency “Leist Personalberatung” to contact you acting on our instructions.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2017, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.9 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 80 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at

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