Continuous Improvement Manager

Location: 

Martorell, B, ES, 08635

Country/Region:  Spain
Job Function:  Program Management
Requisition ID:  33269
Employment Type:  Salary

Lear For You

 

We work hard for the people who work for us. We champion our teams. We foster collaboration, inclusion, respect and excellence. What we are trying to say is we want to be more for you.

 

We are your path to a better career, a better future, and a better you.

 

Our teams have invented groundbreaking technologies, flawlessly manufactured millions of products and earned a long list of awards. Year after year, we are one of the World's Most Admired Companies. 

 

Our teams are the secret to our success. They are empowered, inventive and inclusive. Passionate about their craft. Driven to succeed. Because we all understand that we must work together to win. 

 

Are you ready for a better career? A better future?

 

We're Lear For You. 

 

Position focus:

  • Directs and has overall oversight responsibility for plant continuous improvement efforts, including but not limited to Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and Cost Reduction.
  • Leads the plant's cost reduction and profit improvement efforts and implements plans to achieve these goals.
  • Achieve best-in-class operational performance in terms of efficiency, startup performance and employee engagement.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement at all levels.


Responsibilities:

  • Achieve the overall planned performance of the plant
  • Drive, achieve, support and foster a culture of continuous improvement through Kaizens
  • Engage all levels of the plant in raising the bar for operational excellence
  • Achieve continuous KPI improvement
  • Maintain and update plant best practices
  • Support kaizen improvements in safety, ergonomics and environment
  • Support/mentor/coach the use, application and understanding of LSS tools at various levels within the plant
  • Promote synergies between the plant and Lear Europe. Support of the central team in specific projects
  • Promote Lean Six Sigma thinking in the organization
  • Identify players who want to be part of the CI community
  • Responsible for implementing company policies and procedures within functional area of expertise


Requirements:

  • BA/BS or equivalent degree
  • 3+ years of relevant experience
  • Lean Green Belt minimum certification, valuable black belt.
  • Ability to work in a highly productive, constantly changing environment
  • Team work ability
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