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You take your customers further. Making the impossible possible is your passion...

You have the right hands on mentality. Keeping things moving…

You´ve got big goals. So you´re not starting small…

You want to work for a great team – and an even greater purpose…

…then check out our vacancies and apply now. Together we are – Here to move.

Business Unit Controller (*)

Your tasks

Face new professional challenges with a multifaceted scope of duties. As Business Unit Controller (*) you will be responsible for the global operational analysis of one of the main prod-ucts at DB Schenker. You will be the central point of contact for one of our Business Units regarding planning (Forecast, Budget, mid-term), monthly reporting, KPI definition/tracking, setup/ tracking of operational measures and Product Management function cost analysis. Furthermore, you will act as a global quality gate for all operational cost centers. The definition and setup of global standard reports for the respective Business Unit will also be a very important part of your daily work.


Your profile:
  • degree in economics / business engineering or similar
  • several years of working experience in the controlling division of an industrial company ideally in the logistics, accounting or business consultancy sector
  • high degree of individual initiative, ability to individual and structured working
  • strong analytical skills for understanding and presenting complex issues
  • confident appearance and assertiveness as well as the ability to challenge the status quo and proactively tackle problem areas
  • very good English and German skills are mandatory
  • affinity to an international environment

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.

The department Global Controlling is primarily responsible for the financial controlling of the Schenker Group with more than 150 companies in about 65 countries with the main focus on financial management. However, the need for more operationally oriented controlling and more support for the executive board, central departments as well as regional companies and their project work and special topics is increasing steadily.


Do you have any further questions?
Do not hesitate to contact us.
We look forward to receiving your call/email!

Schenker AG
Kruppstraße 4
45128 Essen


  • Equal Opportunity Employer: at DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Job Details


Business Unit Controller (*)




Schenker AG Head Office


Essen, Germany


Aug 19, 2019