BMG – Director Supply Chain Operations Continental Europe (DE)

We are looking for a Director (f/m/d) to lead BMG‘s Supply Chain Operations Continental Europe Team. You are a thorough and a highly flexible, unreserved team player and a communicator, keen to be part of the world’s fastest-growing music company, BMG. You understand the music industry as a whole and are also able to dive into details as and when required.

Your Mission
  • Management of the Continental Europe production team
  • Oversight of the on-time delivery of all digital, video and physical new releases to distribution
  • Work with various repertoire owners on upcoming release plans, timelines and delivery schedules
  • Ability to manage the demanding needs of the repertoire owner with the required leadtimes to ensure a successful release
  • Whilst managing product standards and leadtimes to balance the needs of the repertoire owner with the needs of production, manufacturing and distribution
  • Responsible for the supply chain related costs and invoices
  • Management of the release schedule, ensuring the team are delivering on required tasks and meeting milestones
  • Oversight of physical manufacturing, relationship management, leadtimes with suppliers with the ability to negotiate
Your Profile
  • You have successfully completed your studies and already have experience in production or supply chain in the music industry, preferably at a record label
  • You have a very deep understanding of all relevant digital platforms
  • Your knowledge of print and packaging design is excellent
  • You have strong organizational, administrative and analytical skills
  • In addition, you have excellent communication and interpersonal skills – across all hierarchical levels
  • You have already experience in managing and developing employees
  • Fluency in English and German complete your profile
Now let’s see what’s in it for you
  • An opportunity to lead a dedicated and passionate team of Supply Chain professionals
  • The unique BMG culture, empowering and driven by strong values
  • A 21st century working environment, collaborative and flexible
  • A commitment to help team members develop long-term careers at BMG with in-house training and the renowned Bertelsmann University
  • A fun and respectful community of people with a passion for working for artists and songwriters
What you should know about us

BMG – est. 2008 – is the world’s fourth-biggest music company, the first new global player in the music business of the streaming age, and a record label and music publisher in one. Named in 2020 one of the world’s Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company, BMG’s pitch is unique – a relentless focus on fairness and transparency and service to its artist and songwriter clients. BMG’s 20 offices across 12 core music markets now represent over three million songs and recordings, including many of the most renowned and successful catalogs in popular music history. BMG is owned by international media, services and education company Bertelsmann.

Come as you are 

As the great Kurt Cobain* once said, “Come as you are.” BMG is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and we celebrate diversity in all forms. Equal opportunity runs deep in our core value of fairness and we are determined to create a truly inclusive work environment, where everyone can flourish. If you’re good at what you do, come as you are.

All applicants to BMG will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender identity or expression, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

*BMG is the proud representative of Kurt Cobain’s publishing catalogue, including the 1992 single ‘Come As You Are’.

Are you interested? Then send us your application and all the convincing arguments why you are the right person to get this job.

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