13 days ago

Head Lean Transformation

Solvias AG

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Head Lean Transformation

Company details

Solvias is a world leader in contract research, development and manufacturing. The industries we serve include
pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices and cosmetics. With our excellent infrastructure and unrivalled expertise, we
develop, analyze and test a wide range of biological and chemical substances and products.

We are looking for a dynamic qualified person as

Head Lean Transformation


In close collaboration with the Executive Committee responsible for for implementing and driving the Lean
transformation of Solvias
Ensureing operational excellence throughout all locations of the group (Kaiseraugst, Basel and Hombourg)
Establish a lean organization with a focus on the deployment of Lean Six Sigma
Build and train the core Lean transformation organization (yellow & green belts)
Supports & develops Kaizen workshops, projects and other Lean initiatives in cooperation with line management
Selecting and prioritizing value stream projects to drive business impact and sustainability

Required skills

Comfortable at interacting directly with the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors
A technical background, preferably with an engineering degree, together with a commercial education
Experience in manufacturing or analytical R&D in particular in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
Ability to set KPI measures that drive operational excellence
Ability to provide facts and show measurable financial improvements
5 to 7 years of experience in Lean transformation
Trained as LSS black belt (certification a plus) or Master Black Belt
Business knowledge and leadership credentials
Recognized as a Lean expert
A strong international profile, ideally with work experience in different countries
Self-starter, highly motivated who loves training and coaching others
Fluency in English and German, Knowledge of French would be a plus

We offer attractive compensation packages and flexible working hours and believe that our employees make the
difference. Each individual can make a contribution, make an impact and develop both professionally and personally.