Operational Excellence Manager - Konstanz, Germany

Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Konstanz, DE, 78467

Company: Dentsply Sirona, Inc

Requistion ID: 77522


Dentsply Sirona is the world’s largest manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, with a 130-year history of innovation and service to the dental industry and patients worldwide. Dentsply Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a comprehensive solutions offering including dental and oral health products as well as other consumable medical devices under a strong portfolio of world class brands. Dentsply Sirona’s products provide innovative, high-quality and effective solutions to advance patient care and deliver better and safer dentistry. Dentsply Sirona’s global headquarters is located in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. The company’s shares are listed in the United States on NASDAQ under the symbol XRAY.

To support the Operations Team in Konstanz, we are now looking for a

Operational Excellence Manager – OPEX (m/w/d)



Areas of responsibilities: 


  • Identification and evaluation of value streams, processes and working practices in production areas and logistics with potential for optimization
  • Creation and implementation of OPEX programs to improve processes and increase efficiency in close cooperation with the respective departments based on Lean/Six Sigma methods
  • Monitoring and analysis of process data to identify problems and bottlenecks, e.g. OEE
  • Conducting training courses and workshops for employees and managers on the implementation of OPEX methods and tools
  • Strengthening the awareness of the entire organization with regard to Lean / Six Sigma
  • Development of key figures for monitoring process improvements, creation and maintenance of a reporting system
  • Collaborate with other departments and locations to coordinate OPEX initiatives and create synergies
  • Identification and implementation of automation options to increase efficiency
  • Monitoring compliance with quality standards and process guidelines
  • Monitoring the progress and results of OPEX programs and initiatives
  • Reporting to the management team on the progress and results of OPEX initiatives
  • Deputy to the production manager



  • Bachelor or Master degree in Engineering, Business Engineering or equivalent 
  • Several years of professional experience in a manufacturing company 
  • Experience in data analysis and interpretation
  • Ability to understand and optimize complex processes
  • Leadership experience and ability to work with other departments
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to explain complex concepts simply
  • Ability to work independently and make strategic decisions
  • Goal orientation, creative drive
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Six Sigma training an advantage



As part of our team, you'll experience the spirit of an international and innovative market leader in the dental industry. Besides an attractive remuneration package, you will also be eligable for a variety of employee benefits, such as:

30 days' annual leave, flexible working hours with the option of mobile working and an attractive company pension scheme. Our subsidized company restaurant is available to you.

We attach great importance to your personal development: you will receive comprehensive induction training and have access to various training opportunities and LinkedIn Learning. Take advantage of personal and professional development opportunities through our global mentoring and coaching program. Moreover, we offer an extensive, global employee assitance program that provides a wide range of benefits. Boost your health with company sports programs, health courses and and a subsidization of your gym costs. In your free time you have free access to the Konstanz Theater.



Dentsply Sirona is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or protected Veteran status. We appreciate your interest in Dentsply Sirona.

If you need assistance with completing the online application due to a disability, please send an accommodation request to careers@dentsplysirona.com. Please be sure to include “Accommodation Request” in the subject.