Senior Lean Coach (m/f/d) for Process Optimization

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Job Field: Inhouse Consulting
Location: Schwarzheide, DE
Company: BASF Schwarzheide GmbH
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: EN57285127_ONLE_4

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

BASF´s Schwarzheide site is situated in the Lausitz region between Berlin, the lively capital, and the cultural heritage of Dresden. Join BASF at Schwarzheide and experience the advantages of working for a regional company with the opportunities of a Global Player.

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What you can expect

The lean coaches in our Process and Procedure Optimization unit drive the continuous improvement process at the entire site. With methodological expertise, a structured approach and social skills, they support all units in the optimization of their processes and procedures.

  • As part of a centralized optimization team, you will work closely with employees, teams and managers from a wide range of different organizations.
  • In this role, you will act as an advisor, trainer and coach with the goal of stabilizing and further developing the improvement process on a sustainable basis.
  • Furthermore, you will act as a moderator, holding workshops and applying your methodological expertise to support the identification, development and implementation of process improvements.
  • By working on a goal-oriented basis with process-specific key indicators, you reduce activities that do not add value and to achieve sustainable effectiveness.
  • You will work on your own responsibility and with a focus on success within interdisciplinary teams.

What we expect

  • You have a degree in a discipline in the fields of technology, engineering, natural sciences or business administration.
  • Leveraging your several years of experience in the process industry, you draw upon solid knowledge and skills in the use of lean methods and in professional project management.
  • While successfully planning and coordinating improvement projects, you implement these on a solution-oriented basis and are familiar with presentation, discussion moderation and creativity techniques.
  • In your dealings with customers, you are impressive for your highly developed social skills, and you are entrepreneurial in your thinking and actions and take personal responsibility for your decisions.
  • You enjoy actively contributing within your team and can spark enthusiasm in others for the subject of lean and for processes of change.

We offer

Responsibility from day one in a challenging work environment and "on-the-job" training as part of a committed team.

Competitive compensation including attractive benefits as well as excellent career opportunities in an international company.

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