Role description

The mission of the Continuous Improvement Engineer is to support the development and implementation of a Performance Excellence system, by leading hands-on and on-site improvement projects, with usage of Lean, Six Sigma and TPM concepts & tools assessing the effectiveness of the implementation, all leading to sustainable improvements of the Performance result and an engaged team of experts.

Your main challenges

  • Development of the Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement system (Habasit Performance Excellence System - HAPEX System)
  • Writing the modules of the HAPEX System
  • Developing HAPEX training material
  • Site assessments on priorities; determine steps to implement initiatives
  • HAPEX System assessment on site to determine level of maturity after (initial) implementation
  • Co- assessor of HAPEX System
  • Trainer of HAPEX process, tools and techniques
  • Leading complicated Improvement projects on plant level
  • Leading workshops and implementation events
  • Coaching local Performance Excellence Coordinators

What we look for

Education and experience

  • Bachelors in Electrical or Mechanical engineering or related field (4 years degree)
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the development and implementation in the areas of Continuous Improvement Lean principles, TPM, Six Sigma, Operational or Performance Excellence, World Class Manufacturing, etc.
  • Qualification level ideally Lean Six Sigma Black belt / Coach

Personal characteristics

  • Strong focus on the shop floor, while committed to customer value and following strategic initiatives
  • Can-do mentality, remains focused and does not give up
  • Able to overcome resistance for change, able to build bridges and develop solid partnerships across sites
  • Analytical & results oriented
  • Pragmatic and out-of-the box thinker
  • Eager to learn and embraces change
  • Ability to work independently; self-driven
  • Ability to build relevant relationships with the organization to deliver results

What we offer

Things you should know about Habasit’s opportunities:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Excellent health insurance benefits which includes a bundled medical + dental package
  • 401(k) program with up to 6% company match (at 100%)
  • Tuition reimbursement (with Manager approval)
  • Gym membership reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance program
  • Referral bonus