Philips Lean Champion in Copenhagen, Denmark
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Philips Nordic is currently looking for a Lean Champion, ie a project manager focused on driving Lean/Continuous improvement activities in the Nordic organization. Your main objective will be to enable our teams to drive higher sales and profitability through driving key projects and deploying lean practices across the Nordic organization.
Develops and leads lean/continuous improvement activities in line with local & global priorities related to e.g. capabilities, tools and new ways-of-working
Delivers lean/continuous improvement-related trainings, mentoring and coaching to all levels of the organization including management teams
Leads key improvement projects, from project definition to project closing
Co-responsible for Nordic market roadmap & performance improvements; deploys activities needed to support the roadmaps and targets
Identify key breakthrough needs & drive and facilitate improvement management for those
Communicate and articulate lean vision in the organization
Creates same language and common practices in lean/continuous improvement to develop and sustain new culture and ways-of-working
Works within a global team of peers to share best practices and adopt innovative ways-of-working
The Lean Champion is part of the Business Transformation team and reports to the Nordic Head of Business Transformation. The Lean Champion will work with all the Philips businesses including Nordic management teams.
You will be the Nordic representative in the global Philips Excellence/Lean organization.
We welcome you to a challenging, innovative environment with great opportunities for you to explore. We offer a competitive salary and interesting growth opportunities for further career development within our Nordic organization or in the global Philips organization.
We are looking for
Relevant university degree, e.g. business or engineering
Min 3 years of relevant experience
Significant project management experience; strong track record in delivering complex projects related to e.g. process improvements
Hands on experience working with and deploying lean practices; Lean/six sigma certifications are beneficial
Clear proof points in informal leadership and ability to manage and steer multiple stakeholders on all levels; an affinity for coaching, teaching and training
Proven track record in organizational transformation and change management
Showing persistence and strong drive for results while able to apply flexibility
Fluency in English and a Scandinavian language
The Lean Champion is based in Stockholm or Copenhagen. Travelling is estimated to 15%.