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Operational Excellence Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Netherlands - Amsterdam
  • Salary: 1.00 - 1.00 GBP per Annum
  • Job reference: 35623
  • Sector: Operational Excellence, Operations & Finance, Supply Chain
  • Date posted: 14/11/2016
Travel: up to 50%

My client is one of the world’s leading Pharmaceutical companies who are currently undergoing a company-wide lean transformation. My client is looking a highly driven individual to fill this senior management level position to help oversee the deployment of lean across all production sites globally across a range of departments including manufacturing, supply chain, procurement, HSE and engineering, and will report to the functional director of the business.


- Develop and lead the implementation of strategic initiatives to improve the material efficiency & eco-efficiency results across all SMUs and manufacturing sites.

- Monitor, manage and report on the submission and quality of metric data and validates data collection and reporting processes

- Ensurecompany-wide standardized processes, a culture of continuous improvement, process-centric behaviours, company values and required capabilities

- Stimulate, develop, implement, coordinate and communicate knowledge transfer systems designed to identify, promote and standardise better practices


- 8+ years of shop floor/production knowledge

- 5+ year of managerial experience

- Strong lean manufacturing background

- Knowledge of implementing lean in materials (cost, quality, waste)

- Strong project management skills

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