Continuous Improvement Leader – Your future position?
As the Continuous Improvement Leader you will drive the Continuous Improvement roadmap implementation in the center. You will support the management of the improvement portfolio, project management and coaching of the different teams on CI tools and methods. You will also drive capability building in line with the CI CoE.
Sounds interesting? It could well be your perfect opportunity if, like us, you always aim to exceed customer needs, deliver value and are skilled at fostering strong relationships. In this exciting role you will:
Solution performance & improvement management : Supports the center and functions to develop & implement their CI Road Map, by facilitating working sessions, clarifying elements and providing guidance, participating actively in the development of priorities and action plans for the Continuous Improvement short- and long-term strategy. Support performance management by coaching the teams on KPI reviews, and problem solving. Provide guidance on consistent KPI frameworks and their presentation (KPI tool). Support implementing CI tools, methods and frameworks. Facilitate the identification of process improvement areas and supports prioritization. Manage the selection of CI projects (project portfolio). Provides leadership for the overall project delivery of the regional and site continuous improvement programs to drive productivity and quality improvements. Coaches managers and project resources on applying CI concepts to executing projects.
Change management and Capability building : Supports center managers in developing the change management plan. Influences the management team and enlists their support in the change journey. Creates an environment for high performance through sound leadership - Challenges existing processes/practices and initiates change. Coaches project teams in effective problem solving. Supports / conduct trainings for different team members.
Governance, stakeholder & controls : Manage link with CI CoE to ensure provision of: CI trainings, central and local project resourcing, project coaching, project monitoring, and certification. Evaluate, prioritize and select relevant CI projects. Monitor project execution.
Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us – and impact your world.
Your professional profile includes :
- University degree
- Fluency in English, additional regional language a plus
- 3-5 years’ experience, preferably in various roles among Continuous Improvement.
- Strong knowledge and experience on CI policies and processes; Black Belt / Lean certified.
- Experience working in transactional shared services in a multinational environment.
Your future employer?
Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 4.7 billion in 2016. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 98 locations, the company has more than 10,476 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.