Continuous Improvement Leader

Continuous Improvement Leader

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We are looking to appoint a Continuous Improvement Leader who is capable of driving sustainable change within specific areas of the business. Combining technical expertise with finely honed communication skills, you will build on your understanding of market requirements, opportunities and threats, and key success factors in pursuit of operational excellence. Are you a highly energetic individual with the passion, determination, and positive mindset needed to see projects through to fruition? Do you lead by example, support team members in developing their skills, and embrace challenges as an opportunity to improve? Let's write the future. Together.

Aufgaben :

- Work in close cooperation with executive teams and managers to draw up action plans in support of effective strategy deployment and help to coordinate Kaizen funnel
- Champion culture of continuous improvement across the organization, applying a range of lean management methods such as 5S, Value Stream Mapping, etc.
- Spearhead optimization of key performance indicators relating to Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity
- Schedule and facilitate kaizen projects, in addition to ensuring long-term efficacy of measures and supporting problem-solving processes where required
- Oversee successful implementation and improvement of Quality Management System and drive transition to lean value chain in collaboration with suppliers and customers
- Establish continuous improvement capabilities within the organization through targeted training and implementation of various processes, tools, and methods


- Solid qualifications in a discipline of relevance to the position and at least seven years' experience in the field of manufacturing, engineering, materials management, and/or quality and process improvement
- Proven track record of developing compelling strategies, translating them into actionable plans, and driving sustainable change in support of profitable business development
- Knowledge of Toyota Production System, Danaher Business System, and/or Honeywell Operating System (or similar) as well as expertise in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma
- Ability to challenge conventional thinking, approaches, and methodologies for the purpose of achieving best-in-class results
- Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills, underpinned by the capacity to lead and influence teams without having a direct line of authority
- Strong command of English, both written and spoken (preferably complemented by additional language skills), and willingness to travel to various sites in Europe

Zusätzliche Informationen

ABB is able to offer you an interesting role within a highly motivated team, together with open communication structures. We will equip you with the skills needed to complete your managerial tasks as quickly and successfully as possible. For this purpose numerous instruments are available to you. Our corporate and management culture is shaped by values that are also guidelines for operational and strategic work. Individual development plans with targeted training measures enable you to continuously expand your competencies. As a certified family-friendly employer, ABB offers an attractive working environment at all stages of your life - including policies for sabbaticals and home office, as well as support in taking care of children or family members.

Interested in joining our team? We are looking forward to receiving your complete application through our online tool.

Your contact is: ABB PersonalDirekt
+49 (0) 621 381 3500
Recruiter responsible for the job: Tetyana Kalayda

Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, Deutschland
Vertragsart :
Fest/Ständig Angestellt
Geschäftsbereich :
Grid Automation
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ABB (ABBN: SIX Swiss Ex) is a pioneering technology leader in power grids, electrification products, industrial automation and robotics and motion, serving customers in utilities, industry and transport & infrastructure globally. Continuing a history of innovation spanning more than 130 years, ABB today is writing the future of industrial digitalization with two clear value propositions: bringing electricity from any power plant to any plug and automating industries from natural resources to finished products. As title partner in ABB Formula E, the fully electric international FIA motorsport class, ABB is pushing the boundaries of e-mobility to contribute to a sustainable future. ABB operates in more than 100 countries with about 147,000 employees. The Power Grids division is the world’s leading supplier of power and automation products, systems and service solutions across the power value chain of generation, transmission and distribution enabling a stronger, smarter and greener grid. The division serves utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customer and is focus on addressing key areas such as the integration of renewable energies, growing network complexity, grid automation, and microgrids. This division also offers a full range of consulting, service and asset management solutions based on a lifecycle approach

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