Business Excellence Director

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Employer: Flex
  • Education - Training
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Timisoara
  • Updated at: 24.11.2019

    Employment type:Regular

    Employment time:Full-time

    Percentage of time the position involves travel:0%

    Percentage of time the position allows for working off-site:0%

    Job category:General and Operations Manager

    Job industry:Manufacturing - Other



    Job Description



    We are looking for a  Business Excellence Director  based in Timisoara who will be responsible for continuously driving a culture of excellence in the organization, coaching and enabling waste removal activities using lean and six sigma approaches and tools and guiding actions to a sustainable conclusion!


    We are looking forsomeone who demonstrates:

    • Intense collaboration
    • Passionate customer focus
    • Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
    • Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
    • Relentless drive to win


    Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:

    • Establish and execute strategic plans for Lean organization to maximize its value added, to exceed operational goals and to create a competitive advantage in the business;
    • Take aggressive action to drive financial performance in the areas of productivity, purchase price, and facility variances;
    • Develop and execute a Lean and six sigma strategy that supports the site’s overall market driven business model in line with the GBE A3;
    • Utilize Continuous Improvement (Kaizen) techniques, initiate process improvements, cycle time reductions, cost reductions and other activities aimed at reducing/eliminating non-value-added activities in the process;
    • Best Practice (BP) identification and yokoten;
    • Lead Facilitator Kaizen project IKW and EKW, provide Kaizen application expertise at the Gemba;
    • Coach, share and ensure usage of lean tools;
    • Impact the long-term direction and financial or operational success of the site;
    • Educate, train and align the team towards the Kaizen Workshop goals;
    • Special project/segment/customer priorities to formulate and propose strategy of Lean Transformation;


    Here is some of what you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience and training;
    • A minimum of 10 years of management experience; 
    • A minimum of 8 years experience in Business Excellence/ Lean role;
    • Lean and Six Sigma Black Belt;
    • Fluent in English;
    • Able to utilize tools to monitor cost and cost trends, continuously striving to improve value; 
    • Possesses strong business acumen and proven ability to improve key financial results;
    • Strong innovation skills and creativity;
    • Effective interpersonal skills with ability to negotiate and influence for positive outcomes;


    Here are a few of our preferred experiences:

    • A Master’s or MBA degree is preferred



    Job Category

    Operational Excellence



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