Continuous Improvement Lead

Job Description

We are a collection of over 303,000 minds creating a better tomorrow, one day at a time. We believe that technology provides the solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. Technology is made by people -it's up to us to lead the change and create impact. This is how we give innovation a meaning. This is technology with purpose.  

We’re looking for people with the skills and vision to build a better tomorrow. Join our Digital Industries division as a Senior Lean Expert and help us re-imagine the world by finding solutions and making the world a smarter place for tomorrow.  

The position takes advantage of our "new ways of working" enabling both office and home working, providing personal flexibility whilst ensuring we achieve extraordinary business performance and productivity.  

It’s incredibly important that our people enjoy working here and therefore we take great pride in having a friendly, helpful and engaging culture. We also appreciate that development and training is important to many and that’s why we have a supportive environment which invests in our employee’s development, whether that’s Chartership, training or mentoring.  

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Is "Lean" your passion and can you inspire people with it? Can you do this with your enthusiasm for manufacturing and underpin this professionally with practical explanations with your expert knowledge. We are looking for a Continuos Improvement Lead who will act as a consultant and coach who will actively support lean deployment and production system design activities across our business to move us forward in our operational excellence and lean digital excellence journey.  

What you are walking into is a fast-paced, dynamic and technology driven environment, where you must balance business performance management and improvement, with pioneering digitisation and automation innovation - contributing to the output more than 650,000 industrial power/control products per year. This is a role well-suited to a daring professional looking for a broader manufacturing management experience within diverse teams and enhanced product families as the next step in their career.  

This is your role. What part will you play?  

  • As a lean expert, you would act as a consultant, mentor and trainer and will actively support our Lean activities at business level, value stream level and cell level to actively craft the transformation process of our plant towards operational excellence. 
  • You will continuously question all processes, identify any waste in a structured way and use your well-founded lean competence in a targeted manner to define and design process for future. 
  • Understand actual value streams and design new value stream at all levels of the plant. 
  • You will analyse sophisticated core business processes, show their influence on the entire value chain in the plant and derive structured fields of action plans based on the findings. 
  • As part of site strategy, you will actively help shape operational excellence roadmap and support implementation of desired target conditions. 
  • You will assume responsibility for cross-departmental and cross-plant lean projects and thus contribute directly to achieving operational excellence. 

Use your skills to move the world forward.  

  • Experience and knowledge in the field of lean production, production system design principles and know how to use lean methods as improvement tools in a targeted manner.  
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • It would be a bonus if you have experience with project management methodologies (such as Agile Methodology) 

We’ve got quite a lot to offer. How about you?  

Our compensation package includes a competitive salary, holiday allowance, pension and other additional benefits. We celebrate the fact that our employees are individuals and have different wants and needs. With this in mind, we have a flexible benefits scheme where you can tailor your benefits package to suit you.  

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants. See our flexibility culture siemens/flexibleworking.html.  

We have partnered with VERCIDA, the UK's largest diversity and inclusion focused careers site where all our vacancies are in an accessible format. If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know via our FAQ section  


Organization: Digital Industries


Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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