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    Full-time Position
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    Finance & Accounting
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    • Date Posted
      January 01,2022
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    Operational Excellence Manager

    Do you have a proven track record in driving continuous improvement and operational excellence? Then we have a great opportunity for you!

    Operational Excellence Manager
    Fulltime, Herkenbosch (Nederland) OR Mons (Belgique) OR Köln (Deutschland)
    Salary per month: EUR 4.950 – 7.850 before tax

    Your challenge as Operational Excellence Manager

    You will be is responsible for the deployment and execution of Operational Excellence activities within Integrated Supply Chain Operations (ISC) with key focus on our manufacturing sites. This position supports and coaches site teams and any other functional teams to improve their performance.

    Key responsibilities
    In the role as Operational Excellence Manager you will lead critical growth-/improvement projects at sites, sometimes for the whole region and occasionally in functions. You will also identify performance losses/gaps and define opportunities for improvement in our sites. You coach, train and guide sites on the Nouryon standard work processes (ALPS) and systems. The role primarily works in the region and, as required, will assist in initiatives on a global basis. The Operational Excellence Manager is a key resource for the ISC organization in helping to build a long-term operational excellence / continuous improvement culture.


    We are a global specialty chemicals leader and supply industries worldwide with essential chemicals for the manufacture of products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, as well as cleaning and personal care items. Over the course of our nearly 400 years of existence, we have built up a wealth of expertise, forged long-term customer partnerships, and earned a place among the best performing companies in our industry in terms of safety, sustainability, and reliability. Nouryon operates in over 80 countries around the world.

    Have you got what it takes?

    To be successful in this position, we believe that you are passionate about continuous improvement and a L6S content expert, an effective change agent, a skilled project manager and a good instructor. You have a high social competence, customer focus and act with high integrity. You are confident in your own expertise and deliver results while maintaining a high quality in your work in a fast-paced environment. You also possess the ability to work efficiently and you know how to prioritize in your daily work together with others.
    We also see that you have:
    • At least a Bachelor’s degree related to a technical field: Supply Chain, Chemical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.
    • At least 5 years solid project management experience and operational (manufacturing, supply chain) experience/knowledge
    • Proven continuous improvement, Lean(6S) experience and/or certified L6S Black Belt. Extensive knowledge and expert use in Lean Six Sigma tools and methodologies.
    • Fluent in written and spoken English. Depending of the site also fluent in Dutch, German or French.
    • Willingness to travel approximately 50 %

    This is our offer

    When you join us, you will be part of our fascinating and ambitious international environment with highly skilled and motivated colleagues. A company that develops, produces and sells products that are essential for everyday life. Where employees aim high, take ownership and do it right. Our employment package comprises:

    • A permanent contract.
    • A competitive salary, between EUR 65.000 and 101.500, based upon the experience you bring.
    • An attractive bonus scheme.
    • 35 vacation days.
    • An excellent pension plan.
    • The option to participate in a collective health insurance.
    • Training opportunities.

    Internal networks enable valuable personal and professional development. And through challenging projects with like-minded people, you will help us become first choice for our customers and employees, all over the world.

    Are you eager to start your career at Nouryon as Operational Excellence Manager?

    Then we are looking forward to receiving your online application via our website. Please use the ‘apply’ link on this page and upload your CV and job specific cover letter. Any questions? Please contact Marco Hoet, Recruiter,

    Note: applications via email will not be taken into consideration.

    A pre-employment screening may form part of the selection process.

    We have already chosen our sourcing channels for this recruitment and kindly ask not to be contacted by any advertisement agents, recruitment agencies or manning companies.

    Vacancy data
    Closing date
    9 Jan 2022
    Vacancy number
    Integrated Supply Chain
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    Full time/part time
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    Open Positions from Nouryon
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