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Ostrov, CZ, 34901

Lean Manufacturing Expert / Continuous Improvement

Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of talented employees in 39 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #166 on the Fortune 500.  Further information about Lear is available at, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation. The production plant in Ostrov u Stříbra has been operating since 2008 and is one of the key production units within the European Lear network. In Ostrov u Stříbra we produce high-quality seating systems for key customers of the automotive industry. More than 800 employees work together on attractive seat models for the Audi, BMW and Porsche.


What will be your task?

Main Mission: Responsibility for analyzing and optimizing production processes for the assembly lines of the designated projects. In addition, take responsibility for implementing of improvements.

  • Identify and quantify improvements opportunities proactively together with site Operations teams and use best tools/methods from the CI toolbox to develop solutions.
  • Leverage internal and external Lean network to capture and eventually deploy best practices within the organization.
  • Participation in evaluating improvement ideas from employees and managing of implementation.
  • Proactively identify and quantify improvement opportunities; develop action plans accordingly.
  • Educate Operations teams on Lean principles to close capability gaps and promote a culture of continuous improvement.


Your professional profile includes:

  • Knowledge of Lean principles or professional education in this field.
  • Focus on innovative solutions even for complex problems.
  • Communicative level of English and Czech.
  • Very good communication and organizational skills.
  • At least 2 years in continuous improvement in manufacturing environment.
  • Training experience with operators, shift leaders and departmental managers.
  • Proficient in basic MS Office tools, nice to have Auto Cad/SketchUp with ability to learn/master new applications.


We offer:

  • A great opportunity to build a career in a dynamic, growing and promising society.
  • Interesting remuneration and transport allowance.
  • Contribution to supplementary pension insurance according to Lear's pension plan.
  • Flexible working hours and 25 days of holiday.
  • Possibility of eating directly in the race - lunch is paid by Lear.
  • Favorable employee mobile tariffs and other non-financial corporate benefits.


If you are interested, please apply in English.