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Head of Lean

Hilti Liechtenstein

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Head of Lean

Head of Lean

Liechtenstein, Schaan
Reference No: 737
What's the role?

In this role, you will be the driving force behind operational excellence management initiatives within our manufacturing plant located in Schaan. You will be responsible for the whole lean organisation of the plant to achieve top performance by continuously striving for improvements. The head of Lean is responsible to develop the operational excellence strategy and follow up on the implementation and training of OE methods and concepts across the whole organization. To outperform competition, you will be identifying and implementing new best in class OE concepts (e.g. industry 4.0, value stream management, IoT). Being part of a global network which consists out of 11 manufacturing plants, you will contribute to our global lean initiatives.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With some 24,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

Driving the overall operational excellence throughout the whole organization of the plant. Leading the roll-out and implementation of the OE pillar of the plant’s strategy Developing OE initiatives/-projects in cooperation with the line management Following up and ensuring the implementation of set-targets of the OE program Coaching and facilitating Kaizen workshops Selecting and prioritizing value stream projects to drive business impact and sustainability Driving initiatives across the global lean organization by defining best-practices and supporting the implementation Playing an active part of our worldwide lean community (lean summit, lean award)

We want your thirst to learn, courage to challenge and desire to improve things, including yourself.
What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after. We have a very thorough people review process, unlike any we know of in any other business. We screen everyone in the company in a yearly career performance matching process. It means we can pair talent with opportunities - developing our people in their current roles or challenging them to work in new ways or in new places. It’s how we find the right fit and further our teams personally and professionally. Additionally, we offer you a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits, these may include day care for your kids or a free in-house gym.

Why should you apply?

We are actively searching for candidates that bring diverse industry experience and backgrounds to complement and enrich our production teams. Within this role you will directly report to the plant manager as being part of the plants management team. If you are interested in developing an international career that may result in experience exchange with other plants/ business areas within our global footprint, Hilti will be the right place for you. We are searching for people who see the bigger picture, will go the extra mile to deliver superior results, learn quickly and get the very best out of the teams they are working with.

What you need is:
  • A technical background, preferably with an engineering degree, together with a commercial education
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in operational excellence/lean management within a similar industry
  • A strong international profile, ideally with work experience and /or education in a different country
  • The willingness to move geographically to develop oneself and to transfer capability to others
  • Fluency in English with good German skills
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% across Hilti entities and external partners (regionally and internationally)