Senior Operational Excellence Manager (m/f/x)

Reference No: WD-0009111

What's the role?

Take the opportunity to be part of our local Operational Excellence Team with the chance to utilize your knowledge and passion for Lean and Smart Factory to make an impact on our operations. Develop people, drive projects to further develop our production system to the next level and contribute to make our processes lean, seamless and digital! Are you ready for it?

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 30,000 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?

As a member of our operational excellence team you drive cross-functional strategic operational excellence initiatives with the local management teams. You are the competent contact and mouth piece for operational excellence initiatives in the plant and an active contributor to the global manufacturing excellence community.
As an engaging business partner, you live and demonstrate a good level of business acumen and understanding. You are always seeking for areas of improvement and ways to reduce waste in our processes. Take ownership and drive the digital transformation and standardization of key business processes like shop floor management and continuous improvement. Further you facilitate digital and non-digital workflow- and value stream projects as well as improvement workshops. Aligning, sparring and coaching people on multiple levels of the organization on lean mindset, change management and digital transformation complete the overall picture.

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people.

What do we offer?

Our culture of motivation provides a unique working environment. The atmosphere is the result of personal performance, teamwork and encouragement. 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.

Why should you apply?

Business thinking, assertiveness and results orientation as well as the ability to work in a team combined with competences for change management are indispensable for you.
You are strong on upskilling the organization on lean and digital principles, systems and methods which drive end-to-end improvements. You know how to work and play in a matrix organization, to manage stakeholders and to craft a strong direction. At Hilti, our goal is to clearly outperform our competition in all dimensions. Innovation is an integral part of our DNA and thus our manufacturing is a strong enabler for differentiation.

What you need is:

  • Master or Bachelor in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • Profound experience in Lean Manufacturing and Smart Factory
  • Track record in project- and business process management, lean implementation, change management and digitalization
  • Experience in agile methods (e.g. Scrum) is a plus
  • Min. 3 years of experience working in operational excellence or consulting, leadership experience is a plus
  • Result oriented, structured and communicative team player with a passion to make a difference
  • Fluent English skills, basic German is mandatory
  • Passion to learn and drive to succeed
  • Willingness for travelling
  • A proactive approach and self-reliant personality

Take up the next challenge and start your career with HILTI! We are always looking for employees for a long-term cooperation.
Here you will find current information on how to apply and join HILTI during COVID 19:
During your job interview you will spend some time with us and get to know our company. Thus you will get a feeling for the job and our corporate culture.
Hilti stands for equal opportunities. We are looking forward to receiving applications from severely disabled persons and similarly disabled persons.

Contact: Hilti GmbH Industriegesellschaft für Befestigungstechnik I Andreas Kutschera I Human Resources

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