Working at Freudenberg: "We will wow your world!" This is our promise. As a global technology group, we not only make the world cleaner, healthier and more comfortable, but also offer our 51,000 employees a networked and diverse environment where everyone can thrive individually. Be surprised and experience your own wow moments.

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies is a longstanding technology expert and market leader for sophisticated and novel applications in sealing technology and electric mobility solutions worldwide. Thanks to our unique materials and technology expertise, we are a proven supplier for demanding products and applications, as well as a development and service partner to customers in the automotive industries and in general industries. With our approximately 13,500 employees worldwide, we generate sales of about 2.5 billion euros.

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International Opportunities

International Opportunities

International Opportunities
International Opportunities: Grow in your career through international exchange and global job opportunities.
Performance Related Bonus

Performance Related Bonus

Performance Related Bonus
Performance Related Bonus: When you have an impact, you can reap the rewards.
Personal Development

Personal Development

Personal Development
Personal Development: We offer a variety of trainings to ensure you can develop in your career.
Sustainability & Social Commitment

Sustainability & Social Commitment

Sustainability & Social Commitment
Sustainability & Social Commitment: We support social and sustainable projects and encourage employee involvement.
Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion
Diversity & Inclusion: We focus on providing an inclusive environment and recognize our diversity contributes to our success.
location_on Weinheim
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trip_origin Freudenberg Process Seals GmbH & Co. KG
You support our team as

Global Business Unit Controller (f/m/d)


  • Location: Greater Heilbronn Region
  • As we develop & grow our business in exciting & innovative new ways, Freudenberg Sealing Technologies (FST) is seeking a dynamic talent who is looking to challenge themselves professionally & spearhead change.
  • For the right individual, we are offering a multifaceted opportunity to take part in shaping the financial landscape for a new location, where you’ll need to demonstrate resilience, showcase your ability to influence, & with the chance to grow your business development skillset.
  • Your Impact:
  • Leadership: Guide the financial operations of a production site with over €18M P&L responsibility in addition to other business operations in a global network (€ ~50M), while catering to the unique demands of our specialized manufacturing processes
  • Strategic Outlook: Drive commercial initiatives, investment efficiency strategies, & strategic planning within the Global Business Unit
  • Cross-Collaboration: Align and drive cohesive strategies, while acting as a liaison for various stakeholders within the organization, fostering effective communication and collaboration
  • Implementation & Scaling: Integrate SAP for a new location, while developing & maintaining production Controlling processes that are fitting to the Division Controlling standards
  • Project Management: Identify & execute special projects based on the development of the location


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field, with a preference for specialization in industrial management or production, Master’s Degree preferred
  • Proven track record of effective financial leadership, preferably within a global manufacturing environment
  • Professional Level German & English
  • Skills needed for success in this role:
  • Social Intelligence: steering change management initiatives
  • Analytical Mindset: demonstrating commercial acumen, and proficiency in understanding & presenting complex topics
  • Systems & Process Agility: Familiarity with IFRS and SAP FI/CO; experience with BI and Hyperion considered a plus.
  • Flexibility: Agility & the ability to toggle between topics, knowing when to pivot in another direction
  • Join us to gain invaluable financial leadership experience, while contributing to our mission of driving innovation & excellence in manufacturing.
  • Communication & Collaboration: Communicates clearly and concisely, while serving as a sparring partner to internal/external stakeholders. Fosters teamwork between employees and across the organization.
  • Value for Customers: Drives a customer-oriented business strategy and provides indispensable support to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Innovation: Envisions the impact of potential future trends and proactively drives necessary changes. Encourages creativity and initiative from employees.
  • Drive & Execution: Inspires and motivates self and others, while taking full accountability for actions and results.
The Freudenberg Group is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all applicants and associates without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, protected military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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RecruiterLindsay Frasier

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