Risk Management- BA Industrial Americas

Descrição da função

Drive operational risk and opportunity management process in combination with product technical compliance through the Business Area (BA). Develop processes to integrate with the product life cycle to identify potential risks, based on positive and negative events. Coach and lead the organization in a transition to high maturity model in integrated risk management. 
Own mitigation actions and proactively streamline risk analysis outputs across the organization. Represent group sector at the group level and maintain up-to-date knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements related to risk management.

Global Group Sector ContiTech - Part of the Technical and Quality Compliance, Risk Management Team

Risk Management Standards

  • Define and deploy CT RM framework, methods, tool set and IT solutions cross-functionally and support in implementation
  • Define and deploy Risk Management Process in ContiTech in collaboration with Group and BAs
  • Develop, define and roll out an Opportunity- and Risk management System for ContiTech
  • Develop processes to identify high risk potentials in different areas
  • Lead Sector teams to take aspects of the risk management into account and considered risk mitigation from the very beginning

Risk Management Governance

  • Responsible for GS Governance: set targets, create and communicate GS report, coordinate the different stakeholders and ensure consistency
  • Responsible for overall GS Risk Management Process
  • Risk evaluation by comparison of prior defined criteria's of the risk acceptance (f.e. standards and norms)
  • Risk coverage / risk containment by measures which reduce the risk and / or incidents rate or which makes the causes controllable
  • Risk monitoring with parameters which figures out the current risk (risk indicators)
  • Risk notes for the documentation of all processes which are in correlation between risk analization and evaluation

Systemic Risk Management

  • Responsible for deployment of Systemic Risk Management
  • Assess reported risk on a regular base, monitor and benchmark
  • Control Systemic R&O to ensure closure of gaps and ‘continuous improvement’
  • Identify, review and mitigate general risks (products, projects, processes) based on the systematic issues and report
  • Initiate and lead improvements for risks based on the systematic issues, identified during the risk reviews.


  • Define a process to identify projects with high risk potential
  • Support the lead of project reviews in an early stage to identify technical and commercial risks
  • Follow up on managing the potential risks (track mitigation measures) identified in the business
  • Develop strategies to act and handle accordingly to prevent all not planned incidents which could jeopardize the course of the projects
  • Ensure risk management is integrated in PLM and Management Systems


  • Regular reporting of systemic risks on Sector Level
  • Regular reporting of consolidated operational  risks on Sector Level


  • Coach RM community and managers to enable them to identify risks in early stage
  • Lead them to more risk awareness by describing the risk and explain the cause and the effect
  • Coach the managers to set up risk mitigation measures / plans

RM Network

  • Drive Risk Management Network across the BAs
  • Enable a Risk Management Network, community building, best practice sharing, coaching and training
  • Regular exchange with BA RM Managers and Group Functions
  • Regular exchange with other Group Sector RM Responsibles




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  • Academic degree, e.g. in the field of Engineering, Production Technology, Business Administration with operational focus Several years of management experience preferrebly in Quality or Manufacturing

  • Broad functional work experience including operations

  • Experience in different organizations (cross BA, Group Sector)

  • Several years of professional experience and methodological competence in the field of Quality Management

  • Several years of experience in structured problem solving, continuous improvement and project management as well as analytical competence

  • Several years of experience in Integrated Management Systems

  • Several years of experience in strategy development processes and change management Several years of international and cross functional team leadership experience

  • Several years of functional and supervisory management experience

  • Strong leadership skills (team skills, conflict management, networking) Experience in intercultural communication

  • Experience in the implementation of international programs, processes or strategies

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O que oferecemos

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Quem somos

ContiTech, a division of Continental, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of technical elastomer products and is a specialist in plastics technology. ContiTech develops and produces functional parts, components, and systems for machine and plant engineering, mining, the automotive industry, and other important industries.

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