Junior Lean Manager

Manchester
Reference No: 8981

What's the role?

As the Junior Lean Manager you will work cross functionally across Hilti’s Northern Europe organization, contributing to the development, implementation and harmonisation of Lean in a Region.

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 some 29,000 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?

You will actively support new behaviour to drive LEAN to the next level, being a change agent, driving and coaching the business on LEAN projects along the Value Chain (focusing on cross functional Value Stream projects) with strong business impacts on global level KPI improvements.

You will develop and align LEAN roadmaps with line Management, ensuring the implementation of agreed targets and roadmaps according to our LEAN program. Monitoring, auditing and tracking the delivery of LEAN across the value stream to continuously improve processes and performance you will embed best-practices and process standards whilst developing new LEAN tools and trigger implementation.

We were proud to be voted #35 in the Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For in 2019 - our 13th consecutive year in the list.

What do we offer?

Show us what you’re made of and we’ll offer you opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets. It’s a great way to find the right match for your ambitions and achieve the exciting career you’re after.

Why should you apply?

We have an excellent mix of people. Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

What you need is:

  • Broad and proven experience in LEAN across various functions
  • Strong expertise in implementing LEAN methods (e.g. SFM, 5S, Value Stream Analysis, Standard work, etc.)
  • Excellent networking, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional stakeholder management experience
  • Sound project and business process management experience
  • Lean qualification (six sigma greenbelt, LCS accreditation) would be advantageous

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