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Next.GenERP Digital Transformation Agent Operations (m/f/d) Region EMEA

Country/Region:  PT

Sao Domingos de Rana, Lissabon, PT, 2785-723 Gliwice, Śląskie, PL, 44-121 Wroclaw, DS, PL, 53-238 Eger, HE, HU, 3300 Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200 Łódź, Łódzkie, PL, 92-202 Czechowice-Dziedzice, Śląskie, PL, 43-502 Vila Nova de Cerveira, 16, PT, 7920-011 Bielsko-Biała, Śląskie, PL, 43-346 Warszawa, MZ, PL, 00-124 Ponte de Lima, 16, PT, 4990-645 Budapest, BU, HU, 1117

Req ID 68739 Sao Domingos de Rana, Bielsko-Biała, Budapest, Czechowice-Dziedzice, Częstochowa, Eger, Gliwice, Lodz, Ponte de Lima, Vila Nova de Cerveira, Warsaw, Wroclaw LP1, Portugal

Knowledge for the digital world of tomorrow:
Do you want to actively shape ZF’s future way of working?

Do you want to have insights in future standard technology and processes and create “competitive advantage”?

Do you want to travel and build up in an international network of experts?

Yes? Then apply to join ZF as Digital Transformation Agent!


Thousands of processes take place at ZF every day, in which the most diverse products from ZF's own production or from external suppliers are ordered, stored and delivered. For this we need clever minds who keep an eye on every movement from A to B and who can understand and train processes end-to-end. Which process-option provides better results? Can customer requests be implemented even more flexibly by changing processes? Where can we standardize even more? Your know-how helps us to become more efficient, makes us adaptable and agile. For example, when it comes to transferring existing information and data flows into the digital age. With us you will benefit from many exciting challenges and excellent development opportunities.


As part of our team, you are responsible for digitizing the processes of Domain Operations, including Plant and Facility Maintenance, handling of Production Resources and Tools, Process Planning, manufacturing of Prototypes and the connectivity between ERP and MES-Systems. You will be part of the global rollout team for the new SAP S/4-HANA ERP template and implement it in a cross-functional and international team in ZF's production plants. In addition, you can participate with the team in improvements to existing operations processes and actively help refining them.


Purpose of the job:

Implementation and Roll Out of ZF's ERP-Template within plants in region EMEA


Location flexible in EMEA or Eastern Europe


What you can look forward to as Next.GenERP - Digital Transformation Agent Operations (m/f/d) Region EMEA:

  • Driving the implementation of all project related design activities within region Europe (EMEA) with specific regional or local requirements
  • Identifying gaps between existing functionalities of the ZF ERP Template and requirements of a specific ZF site and creating ideas how to close them
  • Providing input to the Process Management Organization and the SAP Build and Configuration team regarding deviations from standard processes
  • Taking on the role of a sub-project manager for the process domain of Production in order to actively ensure the defined (sub)project goals
  • Establishing a target-oriented (sub-)process controlling and continuous process improvement
  • Training Key-Users at the ZF site
  • Conducting test preparation and execution with the Key-Users at the site
  • Guiding Key-Users in data cleansing, mapping, enriching and validation tasks
  • Ensuring proper business execution after Go Live of SAP ERP template
  • Acting as primary contact for Key-Users regarding project related questions

Your profile as Next.GenERP - Digital Transformation Agent Operations (m/f/d) Region EMEA:

  • Extensive Production related process experience in automotive or industrial business (Plant Maintenance, Production Resources & Tools, Process Planning, Prototyping, MES)
  • Profound functional SAP experience incl. the interdependencies between processes and their related SAP modules (focus on Production related modules: PP, PM)
  • Solid experience in large SAP programs and projects
  • Knowledge of specific regional, legal or local process requirements
  • Able to analyze and solve issues with a solution-oriented approach
  • Empathic and cultural open to work with Key-Users and project members from different countries
  • Resilient and able to work with challenging timelines to reach project goals
  • Willingness to travel to different ZF sites within the region and worldwide
  • Fluent English language skills


What we offer:

  • Competitive wages    
  • Pension allowance 
  • Meal allowance 
  • Referral Bonus 
  • Christmas package
  • Flexible working time
  • Remote working (Fulltime possible)
  • Language trainings
  • A friendly working atmosphere and mutual support
  • Work independently in an international team

The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.


Be part of our ZF team as Next.GenERP Digital Transformation Agent Operations (m/f/d) Region EMEA and apply now!


Julia Ibele

+49 7541 77 963555

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