Director - Lean Production System

Location: Germany
Posted: over 4 years ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Operations and Technology Management, Strategic Management, Leadership and Growth , Logistics and Supply Chain , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Umair Safdar
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Job Description

My client is one of the leading FMCG brands in the European market. They are currently in the process of deploying a Lean Production System across 140+ sites and are looking to hire a Director level candidate. 

Main responsibilities:

  • Responsible for developing and enhancing the Lean Production System on a program level in the areas of manufacturing, logistics, design and administration resulting in consistent productivity, quality improvements and overall cost savings.
  • Provide & share expertise & encourage best practice sharing that builds the business into a world class Lean Enterprise
  • Provide technical knowledge, internal and external resource support, inspiration and mentoring to the respective Regional Management Teams
  • Support the company’s global initiatives
  • Support Lean Team goals, projects and timelines & responsible for Global Lean reporting
  • Collect and evaluate relevant market and industry information on operational processes
  • Develop and implement innovations on manufacturing, process and technology related activities
  • Monitor the regions’ performance against all operational objectives and create reporting
  • Plan, organize and conduct Lean training & showcase events


  • Develop and implement global Production System Strategies
  • Engage with regional and local operational strategies to align with global program targets
  • Align CSC operational strategy with network strategy
  • Develop shopfloor management toolbox
  • Implement Global Lean Strategies
  • Guide, motivate and develop the directly and indirectly subordinate employees within the project team


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