Manager Operational Excellence - EU
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Job Description

We are one company at multiple locations. While it all started in Santa Monica, we now have several locations and facilities.

We are continuing to expand our corporate headquarters and our El Segundo manufacturing center is state-of-the-art. We continue to expand our global footprint and now have a European location in London and Amsterdam.

Currently we are in the process of building a new manufacturing site in Hoofddorp (near Schiphol).

This position will assist with the implementation of an Operational Excellence program at one of Kite’s manufacturing sites in Hoofddorp, operating across the four pillars of the program : day-

to-day operations, projects / kaizen, training / knowledge management and performance and change management. The successful candidate will assist with the implementation of the program by working on a daily basis with floor-

level teams as well as site management to setup and execute their individual programs. They will also help guide OE project teams and assist with training employees on OE tools and techniques.

Responsibilities :

  • Developing, implementing and supporting lifecycle management on OE tools such as : 7 Wastes / Value Stream Mapping5SVisual ControlsRoot Cause AnalysisKanbanKaizen eventsMistake-
  • proofingStandard Work / Leader Standard Work

  • Setup and / or facilitate daily huddles and manage the data derived from them
  • Develop, process, and track metrics from floor level to senior management and ensure the connections between them are well-
  • understood and documented

  • Support and manage complex process improvement projects
  • Knowledge, Experience and Skills :

  • 8-10 years of relevant experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (MBA or other Masters-level education is a plus).
  • Ability to engage internal and external stakeholders effectively, facilitate discussions, influence effectively and develop relationships;
  • Ability to drive efforts and projects through relationships and a broad knowledge base.

  • Self-motivated, proactive and responsive, highly organized, results-oriented and attentive to detail
  • Knowledge and understanding of Change Management principles and methodologies
  • Knowledge and understanding of Six Sigma and Lean principles Black Belt certification preferred.
  • Travel requirements
  • More information?

    If you want to apply, please do so by using the "apply" button on this page. Would you like to know more before you apply?

    Please contact me, Janne Bruntink - talent acquisition specialist, via : jbruntink Or call our recruitment desk : +3120 237 45 91.

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