Lean Manufacturing Consultant - Production System Expert

Location: Germany
Posted: over 3 years ago
Contract Type: Permanent
Industry: Operations and Technology Management, People, Process and Technology Change Management, Logistics and Supply Chain , Manufacturing, Engineering and Production
Contact Name: Umair Safdar
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Job Description

As a Lean Production System expert – your main role will be to design, development, control, maintain and deploy a Lean Manufacturing philosophy across 144 international sites. 

Lean Production Milestones
•    Plan, initiate, set up and drive continuous improvement initiatives and events across all units, in close alignment with the management.
•    Kick off and further develop the Production System for the Customer Service Centre in line with corporate and regional policies.
•    Define Continuous Improvement strategies and targets for packing processes worldwide in alignment with the regional functions.
•    Train and develop Lean production and Continuous Improvement skills across the regions as well as contributing to knowledge sharing and Best Practice development.
•    Enhance operational excellence community building
•    Analyze initial situations, moderate workshops, and implement outcome directly on the shop floor in cooperation with the local Lean workforce. 
•    Support the regions and implementation of Regional Operational Excellence Strategy, guidelines and policies
•    Test and evaluate innovations on manufacturing, process and technology related activities
•    Monitor regionals performance against set operational objectives


•    University degree (preferable Engineering) or equivalent experience
•    2-4 years of experience in Lean management/principles 
•    Expertise in Toyota Production System is preferred
•    Knowledge of Total Quality Management is preferred
•    Proven transformation skills
•    Shop floor credibility/acceptance, ability to communicate and influence at all levels in the organization
•    Fluent in English, oral and written
•    Results driven, attention to detail


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