CEO Research & Development (m/w/d)

Our client is an established company in the footwear industry.


Your job:

  • Overall responsibility for the strategic direction and operational management of the company
  • Responsibility for the business management result
  • Management responsibility for approx. 80 employees according to modern methods of an interculturally oriented management style
  • Continuous optimization of the operational processes of product development with regard to the supply chain as well as production planning, control, utilization, goods supply and IT
  • Responsibility for advances in automatization


Your profile:

  • Several years of experience in a comparable management role with overall responsibility as Managing Director, Business Unit Manager or similar.
  • Very high level of product expertise in industrial shoe manufacturing through (shoe) technical training, alternatively commercial training with comparable, additional technical training
  • Extensive knowledge of various types of manufacturing, in particular direct soling and the associated processes and requirements up to the machine park
  • Distinct, business management knowledge
  • Understanding of Southern or Eastern European cultures
  • Secure language skills in Italian, German, English
  • Driver for innovation
  • “Entrepreneurial genes”, sense of market mechanisms and opportunities.
  • Willingness to take responsibility, creative drive, negotiating skills and ability to implement projects
  • Convincing appearance, open, clear communication and enjoyment of teamwork by acting as a role model
  • Willingness to be present at the site


We have aroused your interest? We look forward to receiving your application documents. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us.

If the position does not meet your expectations, please feel free to send us your initiative application. We will contact you in the future when we can offer a matching position.

HFT Consulting – human resources in fashion
Mrs Denise Tennie
Guggenweg 12
83071 Stephanskirchen

Tel.: +49 8036 / 94331 91