Manages the necessary coordination and implementations to realize operational efficiency and quality improvements, to achieve the operational excellence target.
Coordinates the implementation of new application ideas and process improvement plans, providing support to the operations to ensure the continuity of LEAN and Kaizen after LEAN and Kaizen implementations.
Manages Best practice and Standard application processes with the aim of increasing interoperability, standardization and performance.
Provides support for the execution of Lean Methodology and applications in operations. (for example VSM, Kanban, WI, CT, OPE, Dashboard, 5S, Kaizen, Heijunka, Scheduling, Best Practices, PDCA, DMAIC, Benchmark..) monitors the KPIs of operations to improve processes and sites of relevant business units.
Gemba uncovers added value and leisure activities using related Lean Tools as MIFD or VSM (Material and Information Flow Chart or Value Stream Mapping), supports operations for (process controls), process analysis and process mapping.
Cycle Times (CTs) Performs process observations and CT measurements for cycle time measurements. Provides CT measurement training to selected personnel from operations for the continuity of the process. Analyzes CTs to calculate Overall Process Efficiency (OPE).
Uncover performance based on CT observations using web-based tools, using (or tuning) performance management tools, or developing applications/tools that serve this purpose.
Planning Tool supports resource planning on employee or equipment to increase efficiency / utilization based on cycle times or efficiency analysis by using or improving lean tools like Heijunka or Benchmarking.
Supports storage and layout analysis to increase productivity using ABC Analysis, nesting, Lean Tools such as Spaghetti Diagram and CEVA Slotting Tool.
Monitors and analyzes Global KPIs through the Global KPI portal, creates action plans along with operations, and ensures their follow-up. Provides reporting to top management.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, BA or a related field required, or equivalent education and experience,
Minimum 8 years of experience in a logistics business,
Minimum 3 years of team management experience,
Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) in English,
Having good MS Office skills,
Ability to work in a multi-tasked, fast-paced and global environment,
Hard-working, highly motivated and team player,
Strong organizing, problem solving and analytical thinking skills,
Confident, self-motivated with a flexible and proactive approach,
Strong planning and organizational skills with an analytical and result oriented approach,
No restriction to travel (abroad) and thinking broadly about business.