Head of Operational Excellence (m/f/d)


At Tradebyte you work hand in hand with the biggest players in e-commerce – from hip fashion brands to big online shops. We offer you an open work structure and an incomparable team spirit. We believe that work and passion are compatible and for that we offer the appropriate surroundings. With continuous growth, we are looking for new colleagues who share our passion for work. Love what you do – do what you love. Become part of Tradebyte, an independent company within the Zalando Group!


IT & Technology
Marianne Rachinger
Ansbach, Germany


  • You have been in a leadership position for at least 5 years both in technical and business facing teams, with a mentoring and coaching approach for team members
  • You have at least 7 years of experience and a proven track record within project management
  • In your previous roles you experienced in Business Change initiatives and internal process design
  • With your great communication, relationship building and negotiation skills, you ensure driving the vision and inspiring the team to drive in the same direction; building the bridge between Business and OEE
  • You challenge and verify priorities stated by Business, do proper resource planning and come up with different alternatives to fulfil expectations towards the team with your strong time management and prioritisation skills
  • You are fluent in written and spoken English and enjoy working with international teams as an Inclusive Leader.


  • Drive the mission and vision of the department. Lead and shape our OEE team of 18, diverse and unique people. We expect you to provide direction, delegate tasks and empower team members as an inclusive leader and coach. 
  • Collaborate with other departmental Heads, and Team Leads to ensure OEE is able to achieve its goals. You will also position the Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in OEE in a way that ensures they can work with all teams and establish an improvement plan so that initiatives and projects can be spun up to deliver transformation and change   
  • Defining, implementing, measuring and reporting KPIs / OKRs for OEE that will drive customer experience, operational efficiency and performance improvement
  • Produce a quarterly Management Board report and present findings in a way that enables key decisions to be taken



  • You’ll play a decisive role in shaping an agile, fast-growing, international company and be supported by an open-minded working environment 
  • Competitive salary package, employee share shop, 40% Zalando shopping discount (30% Zalando Lounge)
  • You’ll be given various learning and development opportunities to enhance your professional development 
  • Flexible working hours, home office options
  • 27 vacation days per year that increase up to 30 days, volunteering time off and several sabbatical options after 2 years
  • We’ll help you commute to the office with zero emissions: through a rented company bike or by charging you electric car at our e-charging station
  • Access to additional German or English classes to improve your language skills
  • Visa support for our foreign employees 
  • A variety of health offers to support your well-being, as well as free beverages and fruits


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