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Material, Process/Package Delivery - Director (m/f/d)

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From its foundation 185 years ago as a soap and candle start-up, P&G today is a leading consumer goods company. We are home to iconic, trusted brands that touch 5 billion consumers worldwide and make life a little bit easier in small but meaningful ways.

In Spittal-an-der-Drau, Austria, we are proud to manufacture Personal Health Care (PHC) products, serving the needs of thousands of consumers worldwide and making a significant difference to health & well-being. We are looking for an MPD Leader to join our globally expanding team!

Your Role as Material, Process & Package Delivery Director (m/f/d)

You will support the business by ensuring continuous raw material supply, ensuring competitiveness by carrying out changes to suppliers/materials/production processes for structural cost savings and enables productivity improvements and manufacturing excellence.


1. Supply assurance: Support the daily operations of the PHC supply chains by working in a multi-functional team to resolve quality issues and improve process performance of the making processes.

2. Making capacity projects: Improve the making capacity by eliminating losses and introducing new making technologies/processes.

3. Initiative support: Support the introduction of new products in the PHC Making areas to create revenue for the company.

4. Cost savings: Lead and support cost savings projects for the qualification of new raw materials and making processes. The plant team works in a close collaboration with the global Research & Development and MPD organizations.

5. Organisation leadership: mobilise and empower group members, and improve technical and systems capability - linking to global and plant specific work processes.


We are looking for someone with the following background/ skills:

  • Educational background: Chemical engineering, Life science or Pharmaceutical sciences background.
  • Technical Expertise: You have Making, Process or Chemical expertise and is eager to learn the PHC making technology quickly and apply science to implement projects. Expected to learn and then optimally apply various tools to run projects and/or address problem analysis and solutions in a Plant environment. Partners with technical specialists to look for insights and alternative solutions.
  • Communication/language skills: You should be proficient in German and English. The MPD Process team has to participate in multiple global meetings/calls (i.e. technical readiness, initiative and MST meetings) every week. The MPD Leader must ensure qualification/validation, technical readiness and learning reports are produced in English.
  • Leadership: You have experience working in technical projects & with multifunctional groups including Plant resources, Purchasing, Suppliers, Global Product Stewardship, R&D, etc. This also includes planning and completing feasibility trials / EOs (experimental order) in the manufacturing environment. Bias for action is a crucial behaviour element to be successful.
  • Project Management: You can identify the end objective and work-back a plan and critical path analysis to implement saving projects. This includes breaking a project up into breakthroughs and monitoring completion (follow-up and follow-through). Ability to understand/learn material cost structures and financial measures of the business is required.


P&G is an equal opportunity employer, where respect, diversity, and inclusion are the cornerstones of our culture. We create a company in which all people have the same access and the same chance to learn, grow, succeed, and develop. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, sexual orientation, sexual identification, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected factor.

To ensure that everybody who is interested in joining our team has equal opportunity and ability to start that journey, we have made sure our hiring process is flexible and accessible. From the application to interviews, our team will adapt to your needs and what works best to help you show us your best. To learn more about the P&G Disability Accommodation process, click here. (!/faqs/category/accommodation)

Job locations:
Spittal an der Drau, Carinthia, Austria
Job Type: Full time Job categories: Manufacturing Req No: R000052549
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