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LEAN Manager EMEA (m|w|d)

Göttingen, Niedersachsen
Remote Working
Remote Working
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
We are currently seeking a LEAN Manager EMEA (m f d) for our Lab Products and Services (LPS) division based in Goettingen, Germany or in Helsinki, Finland (Sartorius Lab Instruments GmbH & Co. KG). In this position you will be responsible for driving Lean Business in Europe's Operations with the focus on improving processes to grow the LPS division in the most efficient way. As LEAN Manager EMEA (m f d) you will also support and be supported by local CIs.

What you will accomplish together with us

  • Implement, improve and sustain the Lean Business System (LBS) at the Operations LPS sites in Europe

  • Serve as a coach and facilitator for Value Stream Management (VSM), Kaizen Events and projects addressing Core Value Drivers (CVD)

  • Facilitate local teams to implement and utilize Daily Management System (DMS) with QDIP SQDIC Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and Idea Management

  • Serve as Problem-Solving-Process (PSP) subject matter expert

  • Drive initiatives to enhance Lean mind-set and capabilities throughout the organisation (manager and employee)

  • Support the development of local Continuous Improvement teams

What will convince us

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent, Master s degree preferred, in business, engineering, technical, supply chain or related

  • Deep technical expertise in Lean Manufacturing, Continuous Improvement as well as Six Sigma

  • 5+ years of proven experience

  • Leadership skills, inspiring teams at all levels to implement continuous improvement culture

  • Exceptional communication, coaching and workshop skills

  • Analytical and data-driven thinking

  • Ability to work in an environment of rapid growth

  • Fluent in English (German or Finnish would be a Plus)

  • Ability to travel as needed (approx. 30%)

  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

What we offer

Our ambition is to simplify progress in life science research and the biopharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. So that more people can obtain access to better medicine. Nearly 14,000 employees at more than 60 production and sales locations worldwide are committed to this vision. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Do you also want to contribute to our vision? and benefit from working with a Global Player that has kept its familiar atmosphere:

  • Opportunity for international career development: a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths

  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration

  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites

  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment

  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.

We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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  • Job Reference: 702804389-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sartorius AG
  • Location: Göttingen, Niedersachsen
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Sales & Marketing
  • Job Type: Permanent