Retrofit Manager (m/f/d) - Renewable Gas

  • Schwandorf (Deutschland), Hitachi Zosen Inova Schmack GmbH
  • Führungskraft Erste Ebene
  • Ingenieur
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About us

Green-Tech Company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • Building up and leading the Renewable Gas (RG) Services for the Retrofit organization with 20 employees
  • Member of RG Service management and RG Schmack and RG Biomethan management teams
  • Responsible for Retrofit P&L
  • Develop the Retrofit strategic plan to achieve the growth and profitability objectives
  • Define the budget and the resources needed (own or shared) to develop the turnover and margins
  • Participate in the definition and implementation of a common strategy with other RG Service and RG New build entities
  • Implement the Retrofit organization build-up and transformation
  • Drive the service mindset in the organization
  • Recruit, onboard and integrate the retrofit proposals, engineering, construction, and commissioning teams, in Schwandorf, Zeven, Barberey, Zürich and other locations as appropriate
  • Define the ways of working and processes within the retrofit organization, within the RG New build organization and in line with SyS organization
  • Steer and manage the various retrofit departments and their workload, motivate the teams, set their priorities, coordinate their actions, facilitate their communication
  • Grow team competence, ensure knowledge transfer from RG New build teams
  • Develop competitive and profitable proposals
  • With support of Sales / BD, identify Customers’ needs and standardize / modularize winning retrofit offerings
  • Manage projects and associated risks and ensure on-time, quality, costs project delivery
  • Identify efficiency improvement needs and define a continuous improvement plan to ensure customers and employees satisfaction, while improving profitability
  • Ensure that the whole team is involved in the continuous improvement process
  • Participate in the implementation of the QHSE policy and take a proactive QHSE approach
  • Ensure that the whole team actively participates in the QHSE approach

Your experiences

  • Degree in mechanical or technical engineering or microeconomic studies, or equivalent education
  • Several years of experience in project management in industrial plants
  • Experienced in working with matrix organizations
  • In-depth knowledge of engineering, construction and/or commissioning management
  • Strong experience in business transformation and reorganization
  • Sound knowledge of technical processes or products applied in plants
  • Sound knowledge in commercial and product management
  • Promoting and securing long-term internal and external cooperation based on corporate values
  • Customer, service and HSE orientation
  • Leadership and team spirit with never ever give-up mindset
  • Willingness to travel up to 40%
  • German and English language is a must, French is a plus

What we offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place and modern infrastructure


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