Global Lean Leader (m/w/d)

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It takes the brightest minds to be a technology leader. It takes imagination to create green energy for the generations to come. At Siemens Gamesa we make real what matters, join our global team.
Siemens Gamesa has a vision for renewable energy: we believe in the power of nature and technology. Help us to be ready to face the energy challenges of tomorrow and make a green footprint – join the team in creating a better future for us on our planet.
We focus on hiring the best people, wherever they may be in the world. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we offer to our employees and are committed to building a workforce that can grow with the company. Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
In our culture of trust, we focus on empowerment, diversity and continuous learning. Valuing our people is what makes us one global team, with our colleagues’ safety at the heart of our organization.
How to contribute to our vision
We are looking for a Global Lean Leader that will continuously initiate, support and coach Lean activities and structural optimizations, for all indirect - non-production related processes. As part of the job, as Global Lean Leader, you will have following responsibilities:
  • Drive and support of all lean activities in the manufacturing plants based on the Siemens Gamesa Manufacturing System, so that a continuous improvement process is consequently implemented.
  • Analyze difficult processes / themes / disruptions in production using the Value Stream Mapping tool. Identify weak points, develop solutions and support related implementation, in order to improve production performance and to attain further production improvement.
  • Definition of comprehensive standards, description of methods and development of documentation (including also processes, work place development, tools and methods) so that cross-functional (across team or department) knowledge is made available and applicable.
  • Preparation, distribution and training of the subject and method knowledge in consultation discussions, workshops, so that the knowledge is passed on and initiates independent improvement activities.
  • Moderation of KAIZEN workshops and coaching of plant managers, local lean leaders and change agents, improving the processes and activities in the factory and for the management function, so that the successful implementation of lean thinking is assured.
  • Evaluation of costs / benefits of the project and carry out the controlling of measure implementation, in order to provide the key figures and benefit statement.. Standards must be assured, timetable kept and if necessary escalate in the early stages into the management function.
  • Drive a Continuous Improvement culture, ensuring the consistency in the execution of kaizens workshops and strategic cost reduction projects in the factories distributed globally, working with the stakeholders in the regions
  • Co-operation in the development and implementation of the production road map for 2-4 years (deduce measures, start pilot projects, plan training, design roll out plans, etc.,) in order to assure a long term success (-plan).
  • Coordination, control and expert leadership of local lean leaders in the plants, in order to achieve by common target-orientated acting best results and to promote the subject, engage with employees on SGRE in the factories to capture ideas, facilitate change and solve problems together to imbed a culture of continuous improvement.
What you need to make a difference
Passion for renewable energy and a sense for the importance to lead the change. We are also looking for:
  • You have previous experience in Industrial Engineering
  • You have previous experience in Automotive
  • Preferably, you possess the Six Sigma certification
  • You have previous leadership experience
  • You are executing for results and know how to lead and empower your team
  • You have very strong communication skills and stakeholder management is familiar to you
  • You are fluent in English and German
In return of your commitment we offer you…
  • Become a part of our mission for sustainability: Clean energy for generations to come
  • A global team of diverse colleagues who share passion for renewable energy
  • Trust and empowerment to make your own ideas reality
  • Personal and professional development to grow internally within our organization
  • Flexible working hours as well as home-office
  • Employer-funded pension
  • Attractive remuneration package (fixed/variable)
  • Local benefits such as subsided lunch and public transport tickets, employee discounts and much more
Empowering our people
How do you imagine the future?
Our global team is on the front line of tackling the climate crisis, reducing carbon emissions – the greatest challenge we face.
Severely disabled applicants are encouraged to reach out to us. We have inclusive recruiting processes specifically for severely disabled persons in Germany and we do our utmost to tailor working spaces to suit your individual needs. In cases of severe disability, applicants who are equally qualified will be given preferential consideration.
Siemens Gamesa is an equal opportunity employer and maintains a work environment that is free from discrimination and where employees are treated with dignity and respect. Employment at Siemens Gamesa is based solely on an individual's merit and qualifications, which are directly related to job competence. Siemens Gamesa does not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, ethnicity, nationality, ancestry, genetic information, citizenship, religion, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, rules or regulations. We adhere to these principles in all aspects of employment, including recruiting, hiring, training, compensation, promotion and benefits.

We are driven by people - from more than 100 different countries, they build the company we are every day. Our diverse and inclusive culture encourages us to think outside the box, speak without fear, and be bold. We value the flexibility that our smart-working arrangements, our digital disconnection framework and our family-friendly practices bring to the new way of working.