Operational Excellence Manager

Netherlands – Lelyweg Almelo office
About this position:

Do you want to step into a high-tech world with a strong focus on innovation? Are you able to lay the foundation of upskilling by training and coaching, deliver and/or supporting delivery of Lean Six Sigma projects or Kaizen events to enable Malvern Panalytical to achieve its strategic goals? Are you looking for a position in which you can fully exploit your motivational, leadership and organizational skills? Do you want to do this in an international, but personal environment? Then this might be your chance to become a part of our innovative and inspiring Operational Excellence Team!

In this role you will work with operational and leadership teams, along with functional representatives as requires to: define, execute and lead investigations, analyses, projects and programs. You will recommend application if the appropriate Lean Six Sigma methodologies to achieve the objectives set by the business and oversee, co-ordinate/ run projects and Kaizen events.

What are your challenges?
Lead delivery of strategic operational Lean Six Sigma projects to achieve financial targets across multiple sites
Liaise with the quality team to support ‘Quality in the eyes of the customer’.
Create and develop the lean/ six sigma training portfolio, training material, tools and gate review process and improve on an ongoing basis.
Identify candidates for Yellow, Green, Black belt program, coach and certify to the DMAIC methodology or other lean six sigma tools and techniques.
Ensure projects and benefits are tracked, captured and correctly reported to the appropriate bodies.
Manage the project pipeline across multiple sites.

What do you need to be successful in this role?
Certified Lean Six Sigma Green or Black belt
HBO/University degree
Proven change management and/or continuous improvement track record
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in change management
Proven problem-solving skills
Hands on approach

Great to have:
Certificate in coaching
Experience in teaching project/program management using lean and six sigma tools
Customer focus
Result driven
Decision quality

When you join:
Your career will take off with the ‘New Hire Training’. We continue to stimulate our employees in improving their skills, knowledge and performance by in-house, on-the-job training, and external training. We value entrepreneurship and commitment by offering real career possibilities.
You become part of a growing company where you can shape the future of our work processes.
Excellent work life balance, competitive benefits and salary.

YES, I want this job:
Please contact Sulaika olde Meierink (Sulaika.olde.meierink@malvernpanalytical.com) if you would like more information about this position. Your CV and motivation letter can be submitted on our career site.

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Our Fields of Expertise

  • Research & Development
  • Customer Support
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Integrated Supply Chain
  • Staff (HR, Finance, Legal, IT)