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At SECO, people represent a crucial asset in which the company has chosen to invest. This is why it has created an environment in which innovation and continuous improvement take concrete form through the exchange of ideas and a strong team spirit.
The participation of every single employee is paramount to the great results SECO continuously aims to achieve.


Working at SECO means embracing an opportunity for both personal and professional growth, thanks to continuous research and professional training that enhance individual skills as well as the ability to collaborate within a harmonious group.

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We always give our best.

We turn our ideas into action.


We are always looking for new ideas.

We anticipate change.


We are guided by loyalty, honesty, and integrity.

We work with quality.

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Respect for Colleagues

We believe in the value of diversity, and in getting the most out of each individual’s uniqueness.


We are committed to knowing and applying the SECO standards of excellence. 

Communicating with a Smile

We express passion, motivation, and enthusiasm, and always show respect for those with whom we are communicating.

Respect for the Environment by Example

We respect the environment, setting a good example with even the smallest daily gestures.


We achieve success thanks to the people who work alongside us every day.


We try to anticipate customers’ needs and exceed their expectations.

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Director Operations SECO Northern Europe - Hamburg

SECO Northern Europe is part of the SECO Group. It provides products and services to its customers in Northern Europe (DACH, UK, Ireland, Benelux, Scandinavia) as well to its sister companies in the SECO Group (in Southern Europe, the US and Asia).

The SECO Group develops and manufactures cutting-edge technological solutions, from miniaturized computers to fully customized integrated systems combining hardware and software.


The Director Operations is responsible for the cost effective and timely delivery of all products and product-related services of the company. He designs and implements all business operations from order intake, procurement, production to delivery.


The Director Operations SECO Northern Europe is responsible for SECO’s three plants in Northern Europe. In Hamburg (plant I and II) and Wuppertal currently approx. 100 employees manufacture products worth approx. € 50 Mio. SECO Northern Europe is expected to continue its double-digit growth in the next years.


Core tasks:

  • Leading and developing his team via leadership, coaching and mentoring, ensuring all employees in Operations are supported by the right structure, process, people development and technology;
  • Accountability for all activities related to the “product” included daily operational functions of a business in terms of quality, time, budget and cost;
  • Driving and optimizing the operating capabilities to achieve customer satisfaction, efficiency, and company targets in the departments purchasing, customer care & planning, production Hamburg I (system integration), Hamburg II (PCBA) and Wuppertal (PCBA) as well as industrial engineering;
  • Active participation in defining the company’s strategy, deriving and planning of related objectives and communication to his team;
  • Delivering according to company’s yearly business planning, roadmap and key performance indicators (KPIs) as well as fostering a result-oriented culture in his team;
  • Establishment of policies to promote company culture and vision to achieve an excellent enterprise operations system;
  • Identification, selection and successful implemention of production technology solutions to meet current and future needs. Analysis and optimization of resources to obtain maximum results with the least investment.


The Director Operations is member of the management team of SECO Northern Europe and reports directly to the CEO of SECO Northern Europe. Additionally, he reports in a dotted line functionally to the Corporate COO in Headquarters, located in Arezzo, Italy.


Main skills:

  • Academic degree in engineering, industrial engineering or a comparable qualification;
  • At least 3 to 5 years relevant work experience in a comparable leadership role in an operations environment of similar size and with similar growth in a at least neighboring industry (electrical or electronical industrial goods, with a certain degree of manual assembly);
  • Profound knowledge of lean management methodologies, ability to design, plan, implement and continuously improve processes and structures;
  • Familiar with a numbers and fact driven business environment, ability to quickly analyze data, derive conclusions, and get things done;
  • Strong and committed leadership with excellent change management and people development skills. Experience in recruiting and fostering top talents. Ideally profound experience in Post-Merger-Integration;
  • Approachable personality with a talent for communication. Ability to deal with the requests of colleagues with empathy;
  • Strong presentation skills, even in front of larger groups or challenging environments;
  • Fluent in German as well as in English, ideally additional language skills (e.g. Italian).

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