Chief Technology Officer CORE (m/f/d)

Zehnder Group / BU CORE - Reinsdorf, Saxony

Drive the future of a market leader of indoor climate solutions

Drive the future of a market leader of indoor climate solutions

Use your technology knowhow and leadership experience gained in an international and industrial environment to grow and implement technology and product development strategies of the globally active SME brand organisation CORE of Zehnder Group.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Development of a clear technology and innovation road map to secure and expand the leading market position
  • Functional and disciplinary management of the aligned national and international teams in the departments of Technology, Research & Development, Product and Project Management, Manufacturing Technology
  • Development, implementation and realization of new technologies, optimization and automation of existing processes and procedures
  • Acceleration of product and technology developments (time to market) with the support of appropriate tools such as e.g. Scrum, Agile Design and Simulation (Digital Twin)
  • Production support such as coordinating changes, taking improvement measures for changes in the production process
  • Development and optimization of machine technology and planning of further investments
  • Development of competitive products with a unique selling proposition in terms of cost and quality
  • Cooperation in material flow analysis, layout planning and integration of new technical devices, machines and IT-related networking
  • Responsibility for cost management and the optimization of cost and controlling structures at project level and for the area of responsibility
  • Participation in forecast, budget and medium-term planning to ensure the planned projects and activities
  • Initiation and supervision of product development and further development projects from the idea to the market launch 
  • Securing the technological resources to achieve short- and long-term corporate goals

Your Skills

  • Completed studies / Master in Mechanical Engineering or comparable technology
  • Several years of management experience in the field of technology and development of a medium-sized company
  • Industry experience in the plastics processing / packaging industry / coating
  • Proven track record / experience in the management and control of projects / in project management, e.g. Scrum, Agile Design and Simulation (Digital Twin)
  • Experience in leading and inspiring multifunctional international teams
  • Experience in the analysis and interpretation of processes and KPIs
  • Proficiency in English and German (written and oral)
  • Willingness to travel > 50%

What we offer

We offer the opportunity to successfully lead a company with high potential which is part of a prestigious international market leader with a high-quality product range. The mother-company, the Zehnder Group, combines tradition and vision, while maintaining a dynamic focus on innovation. In this position, you can expect complex and demanding tasks, a professional team and the opportunity to fully apply your skills in order to make a significant contribution to CORE Energy Recovery Solutions’ success and future.

We look forward to hearing from you

Please send your English CV via, reference no: CH-04211. For additional information please contact us +41 44 396 11 11.


About the company

CORE Energy Recovery Solutions is a leading global supplier of ERV and HRV exchangers and was created through the combination of PAUL Wärmerückgewinnung GmbH based in Reinsdorf, Germany, and dPoint Technologies Inc. based in Canada. Together they are a strong, globally diversified company with a broad range of products and services and are well-positioned to be the leader in the rapidly growing market of energy recovery ventilation.