Lean Manager

Germany (DE)
£ Competitive (Flexible Depending On Experience) + Benefits
09 Aug 2018
09 Sep 2018
Job Function
Engineer, Operations, Production
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently working in partnership with a Global Packaging Manufacturing Company to recruit a LEAN Manager with sites in Europe, Asia & Americas. The company specialises in the development and production of packaging solutions for its core markets health care, beauty care and consumer brands.

The ideal candidate for this position will be focused and enthusiastic about implementing LEAN, Kaizen techniques and continuous improvement across the German manufacturing sites – reducing  waste, improving change over times, and inventory.  You will have a strong ability to work with others and lead projects from implementation to completion. The role involves networking across 7 sites in Germany with a wider global scope and progression in the future.

Your Tasks:

  • Analysing and optimizing the value chain
  • Moderating workshops and monitoring the sustainability of the previously introduced measures
  • Conduct continuous reviews and support the advancement of LEAN management
  • Collaboration with and supervision of all German sites, ensuring data transfer between them
  • Guarantee understanding of LEAN-basics and methods in workshops, projects and other applications

Your Profile:

  • In-depth insight of Kaizen and first-hand experience with application
  • Successful completion of a technical training/apprenticeship with comparable further training
  • Technical or Master or, ideally, of an engineering or economics degree
  • Several years of work experience
  • Highly proficient in spoken and written English and German
  • Experience with introduction, development and implementation of LEAN management systems
  • Process oriented with strong analytical skills
  • High team spirit, skilled at communicating, moderating and giving presentations
  • Travel time > 80 percent, of which the majority is within Germany
  • Possibility to work out of a home office

For an extensive and confidential discussion on your future please contact Katie Gaitley at Monocle International on 0113 3202430 or 07908 434 367.  Please send your CV and covering letter to k.gaitley@monocleinternational.com

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