support the organization with transformational programs and improving the continuous improvement capabilities. At Philips, we believe in three fundamental capabilities for continuous improvement performance: Daily management, Hoshin Planning, and Problem Solving. Your role is to help others in the building, maintaining and improving these capabilities.
You are responsible for
Support Business Leaders with LEAN tools, like Daily Management and Problem Solving;
Facilitate Kaizen Events to improve Business Results;
Train people in the organisation on LEAN tools;
Coach and influence people to implement continuous improvement mindset.
Delivering impactful results tied to Business priorities through the application of Lean methodologies, with a sustainable behavioral change to ensure long term competitive advantage
Driving operational excellence by challenging the status quo, creating a transformational vision for meaningful long-term success
Driving and executing business strategies and improvement projects, working with key stakeholders to define objectives, metrics, strategy, ,and execution plan
Creating a culture in which departments focus on the needs of the (internal) customer
Developing internal Lean capabilities at all levels within the organization and coaching team members and management on consistent Lean behaviors
At Philips, we believe in three fundamental capabilities for continuous improvement performance: Daily management, Hoshin Planning, and Problem Solving. Your role is to help others in the building, maintaining and improving these capabilities.
You are a part of
the Business Transformation team, we support and encourage each other by sharing performance and learning from each other’s best practices. We have created a safe way of working together where we celebrate both successes and learnings and where everyone can be him/herself.
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Degree in Business or Engineering
At least 8 years relevant working experience with continuous improvement in a global operating company in a regional or global role
thorough knowledge of Continuous Improvement (LEAN) tools, like Daily Management, Problem Solving, VSM, Kaizen Events etc.
Capable of driving sustainable change
Influencing skills and the ability to inspire and motivate others. You facilitate workshops with energy and fun
Experience in operating in a highly matrixed organization and able to connect with people throughout the organization
You are an experienced trainer and coach
You are a role model for the right Lean behaviors and have a quality mindset – you flag issues and are not afraid to speak up with the aim to make problems visible
Open for self-reflection and the willingness to constantly learn
You easily connect to others at multiple levels of the organization, from shop-floor to senior management
It is considered an advantage If you have experience with Agile
Fluent skills in English and German
In return, we offer you
The opportunity to make an impact on the Connected Care Bussines within Philips. This role will further sharpen your lean competencies and change management skills, it will take your career to the next level in a global organization, which is embracing Lean as a way to create move value, back by a stable legacy of innovation and market leadership.
Why should you join Philips?
Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.
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