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BASF Consultant Lean and SixSigma Transformation (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Inhouse Consulting

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN59288146ONLE1

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BASF SE, located in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, is the corporate headquarters of the BASF Group and part of the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region. BASF stands for competence in chemistry since 1865 and is represented today in the world's major consumer markets, with a wide range of products. As the largest employer in the region, BASF SE offers multiple career opportunities for students, university graduates and professionals providing also training in over 30 professions. Leisure, sports, culture and a good infrastructure characterize the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, in which BASF is also involved with numerous activities. Learn more about BASF SE at

We are the global in-house management consultancy for BASF. Our focus is on strategic projects, which drive effective change processes. The areas covered here range from growth, organisational development and efficiency projects to acquisition and divestment. We have a strong team spirit and actively promote career development within BASF. The people working for us are key to our success. We need a variety of backgrounds and perspectives to offer our customers the best solutions.

What you can expect

Lean value streams are your profession: In our Operational Excellence Consulting unit, you will enable organizations at locations worldwide to implement the LEAN culture in production, research and services.

  • You empower organizations for structured problem solving and continuous improvement to increase business success.

  • You design and support international transformation programs as an in-house consultant from set-up to implementation follow-up.

  • You will communicate the LEAN culture for productivity and customer orientation in business units, regions or at individual locations.

  • For this, you will work with employees from a wide range of functions and levels at our locations around the world.

What we expect

  • completed studies in industrial engineering, natural sciences, business administration, logistics or comparable fields

  • many years of professional experience, preferably international, in analysing, designing and implementing value flows with material and information flows in line with LEAN principles ideally in the role of an operational manager in the process industry

  • certified further education and relevant practice in the implementation of LEAN and SixSigma

  • LeanSixSigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt qualification

  • sovereignty as trainer and experienced coach, in order to transmit the enthusiasm for structured problem solving and continuously improvement

  • convincing communication in English and German to communicate on worldwide business trips (approx. 30%) on all company levels and to transform organizations for the realization of the LEAN culture

We offer

  • Onboarding to help you settle in quickly, ensuring you are part of the BASF team from day one.

  • Flexible work arrangements so that you can balance your working life and private life.

  • Development discussions and programs so that you can reach your full potential.

  • An attractive competitive salary that is based on the company's success and your individual performance.