Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. limited (CATL) is a global leader in innovative new energy technologies. Our business includes research and development (China), manufacturing and sales of battery systems (lithium-ion batteries) for electric vehicles and stationary energy storage systems. In 2021, we defended our leading position in the global market for the fifth year in a row.
Our corporate headquarters is located in Ningde, China, with CATL employing more than 100,000 people worldwide.

To successfully build and manage our site, we need active support!

Become part of the CATL team Germany and drive European e-mobility together with us!

Manager Facility Management (m/f/d)

Date:  May 21, 2024

Arnstadt, Thuringia, DE

Company:  CATL

The Task brings with it: 


  • Leading and developing the facility operation management (FOM) team at German sites incl. manpower planning, talent recruitment & training

  • Coordinating and managing FOM data from German sites, establishing German data base, analyzing data and setting up goals for optimization

  • Developing budget and capital plans for FOM at German sites as well as cost plans for maintenance, repair and replacement parts

  • Implementing the energy management system, collecting benchmarking data, establishing unified and coordinated interpretation of standards as well as continuously optimizing energy consumption

  • Developing strategies to support the FOM and service planning stage incl. preparation of required documents (manuals, operation instructions and related documents)

  • Overall management of German resources, coordinating the dynamic management mechanism of relevant suppliers, and assisting Purchasing department in bidding to achieve optimal costs

  • Contract management of German sites and review of project-related prices

  • Managing the standardized model of outsourcing business at German sites and establishing a unified management platform

  • Preparation and management of compliance document


What YOU bring with:


  • Bachelor degree in engineering with a focus on mechanical/electrical engineering or related fields of study

  • Solid work and management experience in facility operations management, preferred in industries (50.000qm facility) and intercultural environment

  • Professional knowledge in the field of facility operation management

  • Experience in project management related FOM software is a plus

  • Strong abilities to execute, learn, perform under pressure, communicate, coordinate and organize

  • Good leadership and team management skills

  • Fluency in German and English, knowledge of Chinese is an advantage



These are your benefits:

  • Permanent employment contract with a wide range of future prospects in a growing company 

  • Annual bonus payments (Christmas bonus and variable performance bonus) 

  • Group accident insurance that covers you professionally and privately 24 hours/day 

  • Attractive employee-recruit-employee programme 

  • International working environment where teamwork is a priority 

  • Further qualification and professional development opportunities


All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of color, religion, sex, gender orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disabilities.