Drive continuous improvement for a leading global organization
AkzoNobel’s Industrial Chemicals (IC) business unit (BU) produces and markets high purity salt, chlorine, caustic lye, hydrochloric acid, chloromethanes and monochloroacetic acid (MCA). These products are essential to daily life and used in the manufacture of vehicles, glass, performance plastics, pharmaceuticals, feed and foodstuffs, textiles and disinfectants. IC has a global presence with plants and joint ventures in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Spain, China and Japan.
Key to the ongoing success of IC is continuous improvement in terms of operational and organizational excellence. Thus we apply Lean Six Sigma (L6S) methodology in order to create customer value and motivate engaged employees to suggest and facilitate improvements. Within this context, your mission in this role is to act as a full-time L6S project leader, responsible for driving and implementing these processes.
Is this a role that matches your skills and ambitions? Are you eager to become knowledgeable and highly skilled in the use of L6S methodologies and tools, as well as in facilitation and change/project management? Do you have a solid manufacturing or commercial background? Are you analytical, innovative, open minded, data and result driven? Above all, can you act as a transformative team leader and team player within our dynamic, multinational and multicultural business environment? Are you the one who can make a difference?
If you offer all this and more, we invite you to apply for the position of
This is a high profile role in which you operate as part of a central team of 15 L6S Black Belts. Reporting into the Master Black Belt, you will embark an extensive Black Belt training and certification program, including execution of key manufacturing or business projects directly influencing the overall performance of the BU. It is also a varied and ever changing role in which you work across geographic, functional and business boundaries with associated high-level exposure to BU leadership.
Your core responsibility is to lead, inspire and work with teams of subject matter experts in order to drive improvements in processes and results to meet IC’s strategic objectives.
As such, this is an endlessly challenging and fascinating opportunity in which team dynamics, the constantly changing work environment, and a comprehensive internal training program all combine to provide an outstanding framework in which to develop within AkzoNobel.
To get a better feeling about our Black Belt program, we offer you a short video from one of our Black Belts by clicking on this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54YhfC6O7k4
A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.
Agency or sales calls are not appreciated.
About AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals
Keywords: Vacancy, Fulltime, Amsterdam, Engineering, Technical.
Match criteria: Construction, Chemical engineering, Mechanical engineering, Process Management, 40 hours, Prov. North Holland, Non
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