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Director Operations Components EMEA

SCHURTER is looking for a new team member of his leadership team in EMEA with customer focus. In this role you will set the direction for the R&D Team and make sure they deliver the innovation goals together with the business team. As part of the leadership team we offer you different development opportunities.

Your challenges
  • Lead and oversee operations across EMEA (manufacturing, supply chain and procurement)

  • Set short and long-term goals/directions and support the global strategy

  • Implement strategic initiatives (process optimization, operational efficiency & cost reduction)

  • Manage optimization projects, coordinating activities across multiple locations

  • Develop and execute operational strategies to meet or exceed performance targets and KPIs

  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and collaboration within the operations team

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with all internal/external stakeholders

  • Provide leadership, guidance, and support to teams across multiple locations, driving engagement and accountability.

  • Monitor industry trends, market conditions, and regulatory requirements to inform operational decision-making.

  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, and quality standards

  • Travel within Europe as required, approximately 50% or more mostly during work weeks.

Your qualifications
  • University degree in mechanical and/or electromechanical engineering

  • Broad experience of in manufacturing, supply chain management, component procurement

  • Senior leadership role in a similar function with intercultural competence

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute operational strategies

  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities

  • Hands-on mentality with data-driven decision making

  • In-depth expertise in product technology and process technology

  • Excellent communication with ability to influence and inspire teams on all levels

  • Independent working ability with strong ownership to deliver results

  • Proven track record of managing complex projects and cross-functional collaboration

  • Willingness to travel extensively in Europe

  • Fluent in English, with basic proficiency in German or French preferred

Your benefits
  • Strong brand with further growth potential

  • Success orientated, advanced company culture

  • Modern and international industrial company with attractive working conditions

  • Opportunity for active participation

SCHURTER is a worldwide leading company as innovator and producer of passive and active electronic components ensuring the clean and safe supply of power and ease of use of equipment. With a strong commitment to quality and excellence, we are dedicated to drive operational efficiency and inspiring our customers.


Join our dynamic team and play a key role in driving operational excellence and innovation across our EMEA operations. Looking for a challenge and the next step in your career? Don’t hesitate to send your complete application, including your CV and salary expectation to Brigitte Studer, CHRO (Jobapplication.ch@schurter.com).

For further information about SCHURTER and our products, please visit schurter.com.


Werkhofstrasse 8 - 12
6002 Luzern
Telefon 041 369 31 11


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