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Team Leader (m/f/d) Project Management New Products (B2B & B2C)


Kärcher is the world's leading provider of cleaning solutions with around 13,000 employees in 70 countries and an innovative product offer for commercial and domestic customers alike. Renowned for our innovation, over 90% of our products have been developed in the past 5 years. We owe this success to our employees, their skills, dedication, ideas and commitment. Constant investment in R&D, quality, marketing and design make us a well-known brand and a most attractive employer to develop your career with. Do you want to be part of our growth story?


Extraordinary tasks require extraordinary people. Help us shape the future of our products and organization globally. We are looking forward to your support for our Corporate Project Management department at our headquarters in Winnenden.



What are your tasks?


  • Together with your team, which you will lead both functionally and disciplinarily, you will be responsible for international new product development projects in the professional and consumer business. Most recent examples are our high-pressure cleaner series with app connection or our battery platform "Battery Power". 
  • As a coach and sparring partner (m/f/d), you proactively support your team in achieving the respective project goals and results.  
  • You will take on operational responsibility for challenging global projects in close cooperation with different business units. 
  • You will ensure consistent, clear, and target group oriented communication between all stakeholders and present project results to designated committees. 
  • Finally, you drive the continuous development of the global project management organization. In addition to methods, tools and processes, the focus is on the organizational infrastructure, setting clear roles and responsibilities, international cooperation and competence development. 



What could your qualification profile look like? 


  • A successfully completed technical or business degree (e.g. industrial engineering, mechanical engineering) or a comparable qualification.
  • Several years of professional experience in managing interdisciplinary projects - ideally in an international industrial or consumer goods environment. 
  • A forward-thinking, appreciative and participative personality and team leadership experience.
  • Expert knowledge in the application of classic and agile project management methods with corresponding certification (e.g. GPM/IPMA, Scrum, or similar).
  • Business fluent English and good German language skills.
  • Willingness to travel internationally and strong intercultural skills. 
  • Furthermore, you convince with openness, an entrepreneurial mindset, characterized by courage, commitment and result orientation as well as the necessary team spirit.



What do we offer you? 


  • Individual management of working time (trust-based working time and home office options).
  • A modern workplace completely geared towards New Work. 
  • Health promotion across the board - from height-adjustable desks to health consultations and mobile massages.
  • Regional multiple award-winning cuisine in our company restaurant.
  • Up to 32 days of vacation. On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve you get an extra day of vacation from us.
  • A company pension plan or direct insurance that supplements your statutory pension insurance from your first day of work.
  • GROW@KÄRCHER: In our innovative program, employees from different departments and functions worldwide have the opportunity to actively advance their careers.




Then please apply via the online career portal or in writing to our HR department. We welcome applications from people with disabilities, whose integration is a particular concern of ours.


Your contact person for this position is Frederik Lohse. He will be happy to answer any questions you may have about your application at +49 7195 14 5818. We assure you that your application will be treated confidentially.

Alfred Kärcher SE & Co. KG I recruiting.center@de.kaercher.com I www.kaercher.com