Manager Operational Excellence


  • Production technology and -management (Bachelor or Master degree: mechanical, electrical, industrial engineering or manufacturing technology);
  • Experienced in the implementation of lean methods in an organization (continuous improvement, 5S, productivity improvement) with formal certification, preferably Six Sigma Black Belt;
  • Experienced in the fields of occupational health, environmental protection;
  • Experienced in employee training and project management;
  • Good P&L knowledge (CapEx planning, ROI, forecast and track impact of measures / projects on P&L);
  • Ideally several years work experience as lean coordinator in a production environment;
  • Language skills: German, English (both fluently);
  • Preparedness to travel globally and open minded towards different work cultures;
  • Experienced with data export from ERP systems and proficient Microsoft Office skills.


  • Train and coach employees from the shop floor, the supervisor and the plant management level in the implementation of lean methods;
  • Support the production sites in the production data collection (BDE / Shoplogix).
  • Lead and execute workshops to implement, maintain and improve the use of the system;
  • Conduct audits and derive improvement plans;
  • Support the champions in improvement projects;
  • Lead or participate in improvement projects while working closely with other departments like operations, SHEQ and engineering;
  • Maintain theBest Practice Portal to communicate best practices in the organization;
  • Manage operations excellence key projects;
  • Further develop the  KPI system.



  • Identify standardization opportunities and evaluate their potential;
  • Maintain a standard equipment database;
  • Lead or participate in standardization projects and support the engineering department in the roll-out of these standards.

Ben je geïnteresseerd in deze functie of wil je meer weten? Neem dan snel contact met ons op! Nancy van Balkom 06 30526447