Munters has currently an opening for a Regional Lean Manager EMEA to join our team. This role can be based remotely in close proximity to one of our production sites in Europe, for example Sweden, Italy or Germany. 

The role summary

As the Regional Lean Manager you will be responsible to establish the overall objectives and initiatives of the European Lean Department and provide engineering expertise and /or support to other departments where needed. The role is also responsible to ensure that all engineering projects and processes are in conformance with the organization policies. Lead, direct and monitor the work of the lean staff. The roles gives an opportunity to have a broad business perspective and the ability to work in different environments. You will need to travel for about 70% of the working time.

Essentials duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop ideas for product/process enhancements and oversee the creation and improvement of new products and processes
  • Coordinate lean activities needed to assure continuous improvement according MPS
  • Lead, direct, and monitor the work of the European Lean department
  • Maintain and improve processes and procedures and prioritizes product/process improvement initiatives
  • Provide engineering expertise and/or support to other departments where needed
  • Promotes and lives the Munters Core Values
  • Implement MPS management system in Europe

Educational requirements and experience:

  • 5 -10 years Lean Engineering and strong background in lean concepts in international companies
  • Lean tools proficiency, Six Sigma, Logistics, Waste and losses identification
  • Ergonomic concepts, standardization and waste (Muri, Mura, Muda)
  • Autonomous activities
  • Early Product/Equipment Management
  • Previous experience of leading engineering teams and of being a trainer
  • Negotiation skills

Personal characteristics

  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with people at all levels and in a multicultural
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility across the organization to drive change
  • Solution driven, with developed analytical and project management skills
  • Strong customer focus and persistent business approach
  • Strong team collaborative skills and ability to work within teams.

We look forward to your application!