Lean Leader – Onshore Wind Europe & SSA

By | Februar 3, 2021
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Job title: Lean Leader – Onshore Wind Europe & SSA

Company: General Electric

Job description:

  • Leads Regional Hoshin Kanri activities, Daily Management and Problem-Solving structure, develops action plans and drives completion
  • Organizes & Facilitates Kaizen events & Gemba walks
  • Develops practical and innovative ways to identify key bottleneck and tackles and eliminates the 7 wastes to streamline key processes
  • Activities such as Lean Projects, best practice sharing, standardization, Action-Work-Outs (AWOs), reporting, communication, mentoring, skills capability improvement, networking will also be at the core of this position to ensure sustainable results and development of Lean culture at the field and customer sites
  • Apply Lean Six Sigma tools to improve process capability reduce variation and eliminate waste
  • Support simplification of complex processes and manage cross-functional relationships to support business impact.
  • Provide key output data, metrics and presentations for reporting, operating reviews, and business communications
  • Manage and deploy external consulting resources as needed to support execution of business roadmaps; Share best practices across regions and act as a conduit to accelerate the improvements


  • Working experience in an international group and smaller structures
  • Capacity to work with multi-disciplinary groups
  • Capacity to work with different cultures
  • Capacity to negotiate and influence Suppliers and Customers
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Interventions and coaching often carried out on his/her own
  • Due to the nature of the activity and the variety of people to work with (from operational to Suppliers and Customers CEOs), he/she possesses strong qualities of adaptation and ability to engage a variety of stakeholders effectively
  • Engineering or Business Management degree from an accredited university or college or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Relevant experience as a Lean Leader / Lean Leadership
  • Language: Fluent English necessary, additional languages within Europe & SSA a plus
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience working with global teams, ability to thrive in diverse work environments
  • Available to travel 80% of worktime
  • Worked or Trained with/by Japanese Lean consultant (strong desire)
  • Worked with Continuous Improvement at Customer sites and Suppliers
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate others and achieve results
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; statistically literate and familiar with Six Sigma quality concepts and tools
  • Demonstrated commitment for process improvement
  • Customer-focused in defining quality and establishing priorities
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain effective internal and external Customer relationships (at this role the individual will interact with all levels and areas at Supply Chain, Sourcing and transactional areas within GE and with Customers and Suppliers)
  • The successful candidate should like to travel and work with different product and processes at different locations with different cultures, he/she should also be willing to work at the shop floor or at Gemba.

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Expected salary:

Location: Barcelona

Job date: Wed, 03 Feb 2021 02:19:04 GMT

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