Head of Corporate Logistics (m/f/x)


Welcome to tesa. We create adhesive solutions that improve the work, products and lives of our customers. In our domestic market, we are known by 98% of the people. Innovations and new technologies are the core of our success. Not only in homes and offices, but also in smartphones, displays, cars, airplanes or roof-mounted photovoltaic systems: One of tesa’s 7.000 products is probably sticking somewhere around you, often unnoticed, in a wide range of daily applications. tesa holds the world together. We are present in 42 countries with around 5.000 employees, operate 14 plants, production facilities and large technology centers in Europe, Asia and North America. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Beiersdorf AG, we are part of a group with a long tradition, strong values and a good corporate culture.

Your Tasks

Strategical / Tactical

  • Developing and implementing the tesa logistics strategy and related roadmaps
  • Build up and develop a global logistics matrix organization
  • establishing worldwide logistics processes and business rules in his area
  • Standardize and manage logistics processes and improve
  • Support global ERP roll outs and develop into logistics solution
  • Global selection, support and development of external logistics service providers
  • Service provider management and global tender roadmap
  • Ensure global target setting process and KPI improvements
  • Managing global projects with focus on logistics
  • Consider market trends (e.g. digitalization) or megatrends (e.g. Gartner input)


  • Managing tesa logistics network
  • Managing Central warehouse in Germany
  • Managing global key users for Inbound, Warehousing and outbound
  • continuous development of our global logistics network, improvements, and alignment with regions
  • driving for aligned, yearly targets, following the OKR approach
  • Within the framework the jobowner manages the mid- and long-term logistic costs development, proposes worldwide cost targets
  • set the target conditions for global harmonized logistics KPI´s and steer them
  • arranges corresponding analyses and agrees on optimization measures
  • manage the export business of tesa via central warehouse to all regions worldwide

Your Profile

  • University degree in Supply Chain Operations, Logistics or related field
  • 8+ years supply chain management experience with progressively increasing responsibility, specifically in material planning, S&OP, production, logistics and customer service
  • Leadership experience 4+ years with a collaborative leadership style
  • Proven track record of driving and delivering change in a complex, multi-territory organisation
  • Experience of complex project management ideally in matrix organizations
  • Leadership experience of international teams
  • Strong analytical, communication, networking and interpersonal skills
  • International working experience
  • English business fluent, command of German will be an Advantage

Typical internal stakeholders:

  • Corporate Supply Chain (material planning)
  • Production Network
  • Global Procurement
  • Regional Customer Supply Chain

Typical external stakeholders:

  • Regional and global suppliers
  • Logistic service providers
  • Customers

Do you think tesa?

Do you think tesa?

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