Job Description Summary Join our team in Baden, Switzerland as our Heavy Duty New Units Projects Lean Leader. Job Description Essential Responsibilities : As the Projects Lean Leader (m / f) you will : + Shape the continuous improvement vision across the HDGT New Units projects organization with a focus on margin accretion and project execution excellence, in accordance with the business Lean strategy, and translate the vision into goals, objectives and strategies resulting in cross-functional transformation which delivers consistent, year-over-year results+ Use Lean to drive the Leader Standard Work and Kaizen+ Work with operational leaders to assess current baselines for estimated at completion costs, and determine the framework processes to be improved using the Lean methodologies+ Support cross-functional teams in building problem solving capabilities and leading kaizen events to ensure all operations perform in a consistent and best-in-class manner+ Support simplification of the complex processes and manage cross-functional relationships to support business impact+ Lead the implementation of standard operating rhythms and provide key output data, metrics and presentations for reporting, operations reviews, and business communications+ Share best practices across poles / functions and act as a conduit to accelerate cross-functional resultsQualifications / Requirements : + Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or equivalent knowledge / experience or college and several years' experience in ITO or OTR operations with proven track record of results using Lean methodologiesDesired Characteristics : + Demonstrated ability in solving complex problems and transforming results and process through the application of Lean techniques+ Strong problem solving skills, experience of managing cross functional projects+ Lean practitioner, capable of facilitating kaizen events and coaching the core tools such as Daily Management, structured Problem Solving, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Transactional Process Improvement.
Experience of hoshin is a plus+ Specific experience in reducing lead time through Lean transformation+ Experience driving enterprise-wide transformation preferably in a major turn-around.
The ideal candidate has been through complex change and tough situations; bringing a will to win with strong followership+ Proven to be effective driving outcomes in large, matrixed organizations - understands how to navigate geographies, cultures, relationships, etc.
Can drive work around the world because they are accountable, trustworthy, credible, committed, and intellectually agile+ Change agent, able to make the case for Lean and demonstrate immediate impact+ Highly collaborative person, comfortable with conflict and debate normally associated with change+ Critical thinker with the ability to bring others along, even those with conflicting priorities+ Ability to drive process simplification and influence others with effective communication Additional Information Relocation Assistance Provided : Yes