Reference Code:  96885

Head of Production Logistics (m/f/d)

Hamburg, HH, DE


Founded in 1906 as a manufacturer of writing instruments, MONTBLANC today creates  exclusive products including watches, jewelry, writing instruments and leather goods which reflect our high demands with respect to culture, quality, design, tradition and craftsmanship. With more than 25 subsidiaries and 600 boutiques MONTBLANC is present all over the world.

„The production logistics team is the very center of Montblanc´s writing instrument production. The work of our planning experts is the fundament on which our internal and external component manufacturing flows into our final assembly, resulting in timely delivery to markets while keeping our stock under control.” (Martin – Director WI Production & Prod. Logistics)


How you will leave your mark:


Leadership and management of the production planning team, guidance and support in:

  • Carrying out supply network planning (SNP) and production planning (PP)
  • Triggering and controlling detailed planning (DS)
  • Monitoring and forecasting component and raw material inventories and initiating optimisation measures
  • Providing planning data for medium to long-term resource and financial/forecast planning
  • Create an inspiring and motivating environment for your empowered team
  • Develop the production logistics team towards an enabler and performer of operational excellence
  • Establish a state of the art production planning system which delivers sustainable and reliable plans for both standard and novelty writing instruments production
  • Monitor components and raw material stocks
  • Demonstrate success through remarkably high on time delivery rates of finished products to markets and lowest (according to market benchmarks) possible stocks
  • Challenge the status quo to identify areas for improvement and innovation in production porcesses


How you will experience success with us:

  • Academic or comparable education
  • Solid knowledge and experience in SAP- and APO (Advanced planning system of SAP) handling
  • Several years of experience in leadership and production planning
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • German and English language skills on negotiation level
  • Service- and excellence oriented mindset
  • Ability to challenge conventional practices and drive innovation


How we will inspire you:

At Montblanc we combine apparent opposites. Next to tradition and the pioneering spirit of our early days, we therefore focus on innovation and continuous development, not only concerning products. Always at the heart of everything: our employees. The diversity of our employees brings a fresh array of perspectives to the table and is something we're particularly proud of. As we're embracing workplace diversity, we are strive to create a work environment with a variety of genders, nationalities, cultures, sexual orientations and generations. We include people with and without disabilities. Become a part of us and leave your mark at Montblanc.