Senior Supply Chain Controller (m/f/x)

  • Location: ​Hamburg, Norderstedt - tesa Headquarter
  • Entry as: Permanent
  • Work Area: Controlling


What you will do

Join tesa, a globally recognized adhesive tape manufacturer renowned for quality and innovation that reaches every corner of the world. As our Global Supply Chain Financial Controller, you'll play a pivotal role in steering the financial strategies of our global logistics and materials management. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to our exciting journey, making a meaningful impact within a household brand that's cherished worldwide.

  • Provide strategic financial insights to the Head of Global Supply Chain, aiding in the control of our global logistics and materials management.
  • Act as a strategic financial advisor to logistics and material management functions, offering support in day-to-day operations and various projects.
  • Oversee the financial aspects of tesa's global supply chain, ensuring costs are controlled and monitored.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders to optimize a robust global monitoring and steering framework.
  • Direct the planning and forecasting of the supply chain costs at tesa SE, owning the planning process and harmonizing the various steps and elements involved.
  • Manage the planning, forecasting, and monitoring of service charging for global logistics costs and taking charge of all warehousing costs in our central warehouse in Europe
  • Aid in decision-making processes by ensuring all significant decisions undergo thorough financial analysis and evaluation, presenting key insights and recommendations from a business standpoint.
  • Innovate and streamline reporting processes while maintaining continuity in communication and content.
  • Participate actively in international business projects aimed at reducing complexity, increasing efficiency, or restructuring processes, ensuring standardization and comparability of evaluation approaches.
  • Implement projects and special tasks to enhance cross-departmental and cross-organizational processes, driving business process optimization.


What you will need

  • Master’s degree in economics, Business, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 6 years of professional experience in operational controlling, with at least 3 years in the supply chain sector.
  • Exceptional analytical and conceptual abilities.
  • Team-oriented with a confident demeanour, demonstrating initiative and assertiveness.
  • Passionate about delivering improvements and being part of highly motivated and driven team
  • Extensive knowledge of modern business methods for financial evaluation.
  • Experience working or studying in an international environment.
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • German language skills are desirable but not a must
  • Strong PC skills, particularly MS O365, along with significant experience using Power-BI or similar data analysis/visualisation tools.
  • Familiarity with SAP is a plus.

What you can expect

tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive tape solutions, with a range of more than 7,000 products.  With passion for technology, we drive innovation, reliability, and sustainability to shape a better future.

Our solutions make a difference in the work, products, and lives of our customers across a variety of industries, including Automotive, Electronics, and Home applications. With this, we address a broad segment of business customers, but also you as a private consumer.

You might be surprised to discover the many places where our adhesive solutions are at work, from the battery in your electric car, to the display of your mobile phone, and even in the elevator in your building. Wherever you look, you'll find tesa - holding the world together since more than 125 years.