September 16, 2019

Operations Excellence Leader (m/f/d)

Skytanking provides a full range of aviation fuelling services including into-plane fuelling, aviation fuel storage and hydrant management, investment in aviation fuel facilities at airports and engineering. Its customers are airlines, airports, and oil companies. The company currently handles 23.2 million cbm of aviation fuel per year, refuels 2 million aircraft – which is equivalent to four fuellings per minute – and has operations at 83 airports in 14 countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and North America.

Skytanking employs around 2,000 people.

To support our global Operations teams, we are looking for a

Operations Excellence Leader (m/f/d)

located in Hamburg.

Your duties:

  • Assess and rank into-plane fueling and storage operations for operational efficiency and productivity
  • Provide local entities with support in identifying initiatives and measures to improve productivity
  • Develop and follow up processes for performance continuous improvement and monitoring.
  • Achieve best balance between standard compliance and efficiency
  • Improve locations’ excellence ranking and report obstacles
  • Promote safety and best practices as essential part of the operational excellence
  • Identify new ways to operate safely efficiently and in compliance with industry standards
  • Monitor sites’ operational and HSSE KPIs for continuous improvement of performance

Your profile:

  • Experience in into-plane fueling operations, standard procedures, and regulatory requirements (e.g. JIG guidelines)
  • Sophisticated project management skills and experience with lean management tools and systems
  • Continuous improvement mindset and attitude for identification of savings and efficiency opportunities
  • Leadership skills to work with an international and multidisciplinary team and to provide guidance and coaching to management and employees 
  • High level of communication and enforcement
  • Willingness to frequent international travelling 

We offer you among other things:

  • Interesting tasks at a family-run Hamburg company with an international working environment.
  • Special benefits, an employer-sponsored company pension plan, Group accident insurance for personal use too, a lifetime working time account with the option of a sabbatical and other social benefits.
  • A modern office building in a central location with an in-house fitness studio, massage room, and work-room suitable for children that can be used in case of childcare emergencies.
  • A variety of offers related to childcare, vacation camps for children, senior care, support during times of personal crises, and more, through our collaboration with pme Familienservice.
  • Subsidized HVV-ProfiTicket travel card, flexible working-time models, subsidized meals in our staff restaurant and bistro, as well as free beverages.

Your contact:

Please send us your application only via the online application form. Sabine Beckmann will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

Contact HR

Human Resources

Sabine Beckmann
Marquard & Bahls AG
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg

+49 40 37004-7374


Skytanking Holding GmbH
Koreastraße 7
20457 Hamburg

+49 40