What does the role involve?
In this role you are responsible to drive Lean mindset and develop LEAN initiatives/-roadmaps with Local Lean Champions and Line Management. You ensure the implementation of agreed targets and roadmaps according to our LEAN program and coach local Lean champions on LEAN, Kaizen workshop facilitation & Value stream projects to drive business impact and sustainability. You are responsible to drive global initiatives in collaboration with other Global Lean Managers to define best-practices and trigger the implementation. Furthermore, you will assess different locations based on our world class Lean Assessment enabling to create a vision of the next steps of the LEAN journey focussing for the next 12-18 months. As Global Lean Manager, you will also contribute to periodical global LEAN exchanges with our Lean community, LEAN Summit and LEAN Award.
What you need is:
Broad experience leading LEAN implementation (line or project) across different parts of an enterprise
Min. 7 -10 years working experience in an international environment
Experience in coaching & training others on how to do LEAN from a central role / location
Experience in facilitating Kaizen workshops, root cause problem solving and driving LEAN projects
Result oriented, structured, team player with a passion to make difference