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An exciting opportunity for a French Speaking Lean Production Manager to work for a global Engineering company manufacturing HVAC systems in France!

The new Lean Production Manager will work for a global Engineering company manufacturing HVAC systems at their French office in Charmes. He or she will play an important role in changing the mindset and culture of people, bringing production from non-Lean principles to implementing new principles.

Position:

Opex Manager Lean Manufacturing / Value Stream Manager

City & country:

Amsterdam , Netherlands

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Your challenge:

  • Lead value stream mapping activities to define future objectives for the elimination/reduction of non-value-added activities in the production flow (products, materials and information.)
  • Develop strategies and action plans to improve margins and result, and to transform the culture towards customer satisfaction and continuous improvement.
  • Coach and support operational managers in terms of value stream, cultural transformation, behavioral transformation, leadership, operational rhythm and methodology change.
  • Implement material and inventory management, distribution and logistics and problem solving initiatives.
  • Provide cost estimates and justification of expenses, if required.
  • Ensure compliance of the value stream with standard processes and tools defined in global process.

Our offer

  • An exciting opportunity to work in France for global engineering company: HVAC systems worldwide
  • Global mindset within the French culture
  • A salary of Circa €80,000-€85,000 + benefits
  • A permanent job offer
  • Exciting career opportunities

Your experience

  • Fluency in French and English required
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in operational excellence, value stream, lean manufacturing, materials management or plant management with a good knowledge of all plant operations, preferably in an assembly-oriented manufacturing environment.
  • A participative and natural leadership style, your approach is pragmatic and solution oriented with a proven track record in change/transformation management.
  • You possess strong interpersonal skills and are able to different types of personality, culture or environment, at different levels of the organisation, including works councils.
  • You use common sense, diplomacy and are realistic about everyone's abilities.
  • Ability to assign priorities in a dynamic and changing environment. 
  • Ability to manage and facilitate a Lean transformation with different levels of acceptance of the change.

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Opex Manager Lean Manufacturing / Value Stream Manager

City & country:

Amsterdam , Netherlands

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