Your Expertise Makes our Team even Stronger
We Offer a wide Variety of Options
When you come on board as a consultant at Staufen, we offer a wide variety of options, depending on your professional experience, industry competence, specialist expertise and your professional goals. Ideally, you are already an expert in one of our key industries: mechanical and plant engineering, the automotive, aviation/aerospace, and construction industries, and the financial and service sectors. Since we consult with our clients on a cross-functional basis, we assign our consultants to clients who will best align with their strengths and competences.
If you already have professional experience in consulting, ideally you have acquired expertise. This includes experience in implementing change projects, project management, and acquiring and initiating consulting projects, including management experience if possible. You need experience in consulting and training/coaching as well as a confident manner of presenting and communicating in English, German and other languages. Practical experience in Lean Management or restructuring is also desirable. With our international focus, it is also important to have a well-founded background in dealing with different cultures. As a consultant at Staufen, you will spend a lot of time on the road. All the other specific requirements can be seen in our current job listings. Answers to common questions can be found in our FAQ.
WHICH CONSULTING ROLE IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Have a university degree in a technical or business field. Have initial professional experience, e.g. internships or participation in university-level corporate consulting. Analyze data and generate basic information. Independently process predefined work packages.
Professional experience: 2-4 years. Manage and are accountable for their own subprojects. Support project managers in handling projects.
Professional experience: 5 years or more. Have experience with projects or as a consultant and/or project manager. Manage and are accountable for their own projects. Manage their own project team. Develop consulting products, methods and tools.
Professional experience: at least 10 years. Are experienced in managing large-scale projects with over 10 in-house employees. Have operating experience on a technical or management level. Have demonstrated high-level problem-solving competence and confident presentation skills, even in an international forum as well. Know from experience how to establish a sense of partnership in their client relations. Actively apply their expertise and take responsibility for smaller projects. Serve as a subject-matter expert in many projects. Develop consulting products, methods and tools.
Professional experience: at least 10 years. Develop client portfolios and offer clients strategic consultation. Manage and are accountable for major strategic projects. Develop and qualify employees in projects. Have authority over employees within a project. Manage their own project team by means of providing information, motivation, delegation, development and monitoring.
Professional experience: at least 10 years. Develop client portfolios and offer clients strategic consultation. Manage and are accountable for major strategic projects. Actively move the development of the consulting team and/or the service line forward, and serve as mentor for its team members/employees. Allocate capacities within the respective team. Are accountable for developing consulting products. Have authority over employees within a project. Manage their own project team (including disciplinary matters) by means of information, motivation, delegation, development and monitoring.
Professional experience: at least 10 years. Further develop the business unit. Acquire new clients and projects. Manage and are accountable for strategic clients. Run large-scale projects. Serve as a mentor and coach for employees and team members. Customize the client and project portfolio. Responsible for employees hires and leaves of absence; conducting employee reviews and target-setting meetings.
SENIOR EXPERT, STAUFEN.SHANGHAI
Since joining Staufen in 2016, I have helped more than 20 clients in new Lean Plant Design. Although these clients come from different countries and different industries, they are all ambitious to achieve true lean production in their new factories. Each of these 20 lean plant planning projects is different: different project background and goals, different products and production processes, different corporate culture, different challenges, but the final customer recognition and satisfaction is similar! For me, each project is not only a project, but also an experience to working with the customer to develop the best project scheme, the highest return on investment and the most feasible implementation plan. We are looking forward to the successful implementation of the project, the customer a better future!
We are Looking for Experts. In Every Field
A consulting company does not only need good consultants. When it comes to corporate services, Staufen offers you a dynamic workplace and tasks where you can assume responsibility and have a great deal of flexibility. At Staufen, you have the option of actively contributing to major issues and moving them forward. Here you will find an overview of our teams. With us, you have the opportunity to actively shape and advance topics!
Specific job listings with a full profile can be found under our current job offers. Our FAQ provides answers to common questions. You want to know how things proceed after start working at Staufen? Find out more about your development at Staufen here.
FINANCIAL & HR MANAGER, STAUFEN.SHANGHAI
I witnessed Staufen. Shanghai’s growth in China, it also witnessed my growth.
Staufen always provides the chance to his employee to improve himself or herself.
I’m continue learning how to use the “Lean” in financial area.
To be better, to be excellent!
Joined Staufen.Shanghai since 2009
WHICH DEPARTMENT IS RIGHT FOR YOU?
Business support helps our consultants so they can focus on their work. The department handles tasks such as travel planning, organizing and preparing documentation and simulations. They also provide support in creating and translating professional presentations.
An important component of our consulting approach “Process excellence needs leadership excellence.” The Academy back office organizes and markets the wide-ranging seminar program, hosts conferences, presentations, and other events, and coordinates matters with our BestPractice partner network.
Our communication experts are responsible for the international brand presentation of Staufen AG including public relations. They handle the dialogue between clients and interested parties by means of social-media channels and our website.
The internal sales department and industry management provides support in creating professional custom-tailored content. They are also in charge of the bid process.
The finance and controlling team is accountable for financial issues at the company and responsible for smooth processes in invoicing, controlling and travel expenses.
Our HR specialists recruit and integrate the right employees, manage their professional development and handle all HR-relevant issues.
The IT team at Staufen structures the computer system operations around the globe and actively manages the ongoing updates and modernization of the IT infrastructure.
VICE GM, STAUFEN.SHANGHAI
Consulting is like playing a football game. It requires great tactics (methodology), great coaches and players, rigorous planning, strong execution, and most importantly, the mental strength that binds the team together — a strong and consistent desire to win. Staufen is such an excellent consulting company. It is a meaningful and interesting life experience to work with Staufen colleagues in China and abroad. We are looking forward to holding more trophies together!
The First step on the Career Ladder
For interns, university students and trainees
Have you graduated from high school or are you working on your university degree? Take your first big step towards a successful professional future by doing an internship, traineeship or bachelor’s or master’s thesis at Staufen.
Internship at Staufen
Internships at Staufen are generally offered both in consulting as well as one of our back-office fields such as marketing, the Academy, HR or sales. In addition to internships that are mandatory in certain degree programs, we also offer voluntary internships scheduled individually (including ones of more than three months). Current internship offers can be found under our job listings. If there is not a suitable listing, we would welcome your proactive application. Please indicate the time frame you are available.
Working student at Staufen
As part of a working student job, you can support our consulting teams or the indirect areas for up to 20 hours per week during the semester. This allows you to apply theoretical knowledge directly in a practice-oriented manner, gain valuable professional experience and get to know Staufen as an employer. If there is a good fit and mutual interest, you will have the opportunity to develop further with Staufen in the long term. For example, through a subsequent internship abroad, a master’s thesis or direct entry.
Bachelor’s or master’s thesis at Staufen
You can write your thesis at our company, both in consulting as well as in one of our back-office fields such as marketing, the Academy, HR or sales. One of our experienced consultants will be available to you as an advisor and sparring partner. What’s more, you can further develop your expertise in our competence development center, and in some cases you can directly experience a consultant’s everyday work in a project. Current offers for thesis topics can be found under our job listings. You are also welcome to send us an application proactively; please indicate the desired time frame and suggested topics.
Staufen has nearly 20 years of business development history in China and accumulated a large number of high-quality customers in various industries. Since I joined Staufen in 2018, I have worked with the team to gradually develop new customer resources on the basis of existing customer resources. During this period, we encountered the COVID-19 epidemic, which had a certain impact on our business. The team worked together to overcome the impact of the epidemic and worked together to expand new service areas and industrial customers while ensuring the successful delivery of existing projects. My team and I are very confident to achieve the success and take-off of Staufen business in China!
More About Careers at Staufen
When we received your application portfolio, we will send you an email to confirm receipt. Your papers will then be reviewed as soon as possible by our HR business partners and the appropriate department. If your application is not a good fit for us, you will receive a message as quickly as possible so that you can focus on other applications.Read more
Development at Staufen
At Staufen, professional development begins the moment you sign your contract. Your first day of work is our “welcome day.” This is when you learn about every aspect of the company. And as a consultant, you will naturally receive all of your work tools, including your laptop, smartphone, company car, business cards, etc.Read more