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Head of Global Business Excellence - Aerospace (all genders welcome)

Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany — thyssenkrupp Aerospace Germany GmbH

Location Essen
Period Permanent
Contract Full Time
Career Level managerial responsibility
Status Laufende Rekrutierung
Job ID 0_GFT_DE02819

Your responsibilities

At our HQ in Essen you lead the team "Business Excellence". With the support of your global direct and indirect reports you:
  • Lead and/or provide oversight over major operational projects and the development and operationalization of strategies in Operational Excellence, Lean Management, Quality Management, 6S, Operational Health & Safety.
  • Introduce and sustain change across regions and integrate process solutions across multiple disciplines (Continuous Improvement Process).
  • Lead the definition, creation and implementation of Standardized Training Programs to support organizational development through the understanding of concepts and practices at thyssenkrupp Aerospace (SixSigma/Lean, Management etc.).
  • Monitor and track improvements made through lean and cost reduction initiatives with formal reporting, presentations and best practices sharing as required and develop scorecards to monitor progress both before and after process redesign.
  • Participate in and provide support on regional financial and operational reviews and assists site management in corrective action on poor operational or financial performance.
  • Develop digitalization and automation strategies and implement projects with relevant cross-functions and the business.
  • Travel requirements up to 65% as this is a truly global position.

Your profile

  • Master in Engineering, ideally with an additional MBA. Six Sigma black belt highly desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of Aerospace or Automotive, thereof 5 years’ experience in leading rapid improvement teams, Kaizen events and/ or other lean projects but also leading and implementing change in a global manufacturing environment under constant cost pressure from customers.
  • You have a strong understanding of processes and KPIs and think in a solution-oriented way, working strategically and being creative and innovative.
  • High level of statistical/ analytical know how as well as extensive methodological competence in the area of ​​CIP / Six Sigma / Lean Management.
  • You have already proven your leadership skills through disciplinary leadership and by working in a matrix and distinguish yourself through motivational, interpersonal as well as collaboration skills.
  • In addition to skills in MS Office you ideally have a high affinity towards IT.
  • You enjoy working in a cross-cultural, multinational team, but also have the ability to assert yourself and use adequate communication skills to distinctive target groups and manage a wide variety of stakeholders across different levels in the hierarchy.
  • Fluent English language skills are mandatory, with additional languages preferred.

Our offer to you

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Safety at work and Healthcare
Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.
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Security for the future
Financial security for your individual retirement plan.
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Collaboration
Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.
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Continuing development
Training and continuing developement options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.
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Compensation and benefits
We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.
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Diversity
Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.

We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, please apply online now under specification of your salary requirement and your notice period.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.

We are thyssenkrupp!

At thyssenkrupp we have more than 160,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of €42,7 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

The hiring company

thyssenkrupp Aerospace Germany GmbH

thyssenkrupp Aerospace provides the world´s largest leading aerospace companies with integrated material supply chain management. The multinational group operates from numerous locations in the Americas, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. At home in all the world´s aerospace manufacturing regions, the company´s 2,000 employees aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world´s leading Original Equipment...

thyssenkrupp Aerospace provides the world´s largest leading aerospace companies with integrated material supply chain management. The multinational group operates from numerous locations in the Americas, Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. At home in all the world´s aerospace manufacturing regions, the company´s 2,000 employees aggregate demand across a single supply chain on behalf of the world´s leading Original Equipment Manufacturers. At the same time, the thyssenkrupp Aerospace network supplies local services to meet the needs of aerospace subcontractors throughout the world.

Further information: https://www.thyssenkrupp-aerospace.com/

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Your business area

Materials Services

As the lead company of the Materials Services business area, we are successful global materials distributor. 500 branches in 44 countries ensure we have a global presence. We also provide a wide range of innovative services to manufacturing and processing companies. The production of stainless steels and high-performance materials rounds out our broad-based offering.

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thyssenkrupp group

The thyssenkrupp group

thyssenkrupp is a diversified industrial group with a growing share of capital goods and service businesses and traditional strengths in materials. Over 160,000 employees in 78 countries work with passion and technological know-how to develop high-quality products and intelligent industrial processes and services for sustainable progress. Their skills and commitment are the basis of our success. In fiscal year 2017/2018 thyssenkrupp generated...

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