Operations Manager Germany

Are you living in or around Berlin and ready to take on a new challenge as Operations Manager? Stay tuned and keep on reading! The driving force behind this vacancy is MTD’s growth internationally, particularly in Germany. As the Operations Manager for Germany at MTD, you will be at the forefront of our mission to provide top-tier temporary water infrastructures for diverse applications—from high-profile industrial projects, festivals and global expos to critical semi-permanent setups like refugee camps and emergency hospitals. This is not just a job; it’s an opportunity to make a visible impact on essential services and contribute to projects that truly matter to our society. MTD is at the forefront of sustainability, water saving and circular solutions.

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As the Operations Manager, you will provide daily guidance and leadership to the Operations Team Germany. You are responsible for coordinating, planning, and overseeing the execution of MTD’s daily operational activities. Additionally, you maintain close contact with the people behind MTD’s success: Account and Project Managers regarding the progress of acquired projects, and the team of Field Engineers (technicians) regarding execution. Customer satisfaction, efficient use of personnel, resources & materials, and the implementation of process improvements are central to your role. Finally, you design and oversee structures for effective planning and control of business processes to ensure optimal operations. You will report to and advise the Operations Manager Europe.

 

  • Provide daily leadership to the entire operational department within Germany (Project Managers and Field Engineers)
  • Act as the point of contact for employees regarding organizational or technical issues
  • Monitor the registration of hours and costs, as well as the pre- and post-calculations
  • Ensure projects are completed within the set timeframes
  • Be responsible for water quality and ISO quality standards within MTD, requiring an affinity with current laws and regulations
  • Identify and analyze bottlenecks in quality and delivery times, if needed proposing and implementing solutions
  • Ensure proper coordination and planning between project management, Engineering & Design, Fleet, and subcontractors
  • Regularly visit project sites to stay connected with ongoing projects and use this information to guide the organization
  • Conduct regular project meetings with Project Managers and involve other stakeholders as needed (such as project controllers for the financial analyses)
  • Report on operational performance and budgets to management
What makes you the right candidate?
  • Higher education level (Fachhochschule/Bachelor) with a technical or construction/infrastructure background
  • At least 3 years of experience in practical work execution
  • Excellent social and communication skills (in German and English)
  • Customer, service, and results-oriented drive
  • Technical insight and quality awareness
  • Organizational ability and a hands-on approach
  • Stress-resilient and flexible attitude
  • Leadership skills and the ability to motivate and lead the team
You are part of

Working at MTD means working at and building a growing international company in the field of temporary water infrastructures, for both drinking water and wastewater. Together with your enthusiastic and driven colleagues, you work and build on large, appealing projects in the industry, expo and event sector. Including Tomorrowland, Sziget, Soundstorm, Olympic Games, World Cup matches, Formula 1, exhibitions in some of the biggest national exhibition halls, refugee encampments and emergency hospitals.

 You will be part of a company that works on sustainability every day. Our respect for water is embedded in our DNA, and we are passionate about saving water and improving the water balance worldwide with our sustainability initiatives. Our diverse teams, innovations and proactive service can make a difference at every project stage.

What do you get from us?
  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • A fixed (year) contract for 40 hours per week with the prospect of a permanent position
  • A pension scheme, holiday allowance, and 30 vacation days
  • Company car
  • Laptop and mobile phone
  • Development opportunities through (internal) training
  • Worldwide travel insurance provided by MTD
Interested?

Would you like more detailed information about the vacancy? Please contact Steven Eikelboom, Corporate Recruiter at 088 77 55 000.

Ready to apply? Send your CV with a brief motivation to recruitment@mtd.net or fill out the form below.

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