Controller Operations with a focus on purchasing controlling (m/f/d) EMEA

  • Stuttgart SD25
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We are a company with 5.551 employees who are committed to cable technology. With a consolidated annual turnover of 1.92 billion euros in 2022/23, 21 production sites worldwide and 36 countries with their own sales companies, we are one of the leading suppliers.
Are you looking for an employer who can offer you both the exciting business world of a global technology company and the warm atmosphere of a family business?
Then become a part of LAPP!

Your tasks

  • You are part of the Operations Controlling EMEA team and are responsible for purchasing controlling as a business partner
  • The (further) development of regular purchasing reporting and support in production reporting, in coordination with the finance leads and the factory controllers, is her area of ​​responsibility
  • You advise the SVP Procurement on the strategic orientation, point out optimization potential, create associated analyses, decision templates and ad hoc evaluations (business cases, profitability calculations, etc.)
  • The further development and automation of purchasing controlling is also part of her tasks • You are an active part of various initiatives to improve purchasing performance (e.g. supplier evaluation, total cost of ownership etc)
  • In addition, you will support the Operations Controlling team leader in the strategic alignment of the producing plants in collaboration with the plant managers, the finance leads and plant controllers
  • You are responsible for and maintain the necessary systems (database, BI front end) as well as ensuring compliance with standardized calculation methods
  • You carry out the monthly and annual closing activities
  • You support the planning of functional costs, KPIs and the profit and loss statement (annual, quarterly and ad hoc planning), as well as in plan tracking

Your profile

  • You have a degree in business administration, ideally with a focus on controlling or business informatics or have a comparable education 
  • You have worked in purchasing and/or production controlling in an industrial company or have gained experience in a comparable position
  • You have extensive experience in Excel and SAP BI, basic knowledge of SAP (HANA)
  • Experience in working with databases (TM1, SQL or similar) or other analysis and evaluation tools (e.g. Access) is an advantage
  • You are used to working in English in everyday working life 
  • You are resilient, assertive and your structured way of working characterizes you

Good reasons for LAPP

  • Variety of tasks and responsibilities & plenty of scope for ideas
  • Value-based family business
  • Global player with flat hierarchies
  • Flexible working hours models & home Office
  • Work life balance due to the possibility to swap shifts
  • Social benefits and discounts such as job train ticket & private parcel acceptance
  • Personnel development, onboarding & individual support
  • Annual international soccer- & volleyball tournament
  • Public transport connection directly at station „Lapp Kabel“
  • Sports- & health activities and healthy canteen
  • Consulting in social and care services


U.I. Lapp GmbH · Schulze-Delitzsch-Street 25 · 70565 Stuttgart

We are happy to answer any questions you may have in advance
  • Frank Uhlemann
  • HR Business Partner
  • +49711/7838-3020