BASF Expert LEAN and Six Sigma Transformation (m/f) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Expert LEAN and Six Sigma Transformation (m/f)

Job Field:Engineering

Location:Ludwigshafen, DE

Company:BASF SE

Job Type:Permanent

Job ID:EN56876426ONLE1

We are the world's leading chemical company because we offer intelligent solutions for our customers and for a sustainable future. We connect and develop people with diverse talents all over the world. For you, this means a variety of ways to advance. Not only your performance but also your personality matter to us, without regard to gender, age, origin, sexual orientation, disability or belief. At BASF, careers develop from opportunities.

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

Lean value streams are your trade: Within our COE Corporate Technology & Operational Excellence unit, you will qualify organizations at all of our sites for the implementation of LEAN in production, services and administration.

  • You will qualify organizations to enhance their operational excellence (OpEx) in production, in the area of services and in administration.

  • To this end, you will design international transformation programs and monitor and support these from initiation to follow-up on implementation.

  • At our production and research sites, you will work together with employees from a wide range of different functions and levels.

  • You will design LEAN programs with the goal of boosting productivity and customer focus in divisions or regions or at individual sites with enhanced effectiveness and efficiency of flows of materials and information.

What we expect

  • As a basis for your several years of professional experience (international experience welcome), you have a degree in engineering, natural sciences, business administration or logistics.

  • You have acquired experience in analyzing, designing and realizing flows of materials and information within the sense of the LEAN principles in your role as an operational manager in the process industry.

  • You have experience with successfully planning transformations and implementing them sustainably. You have built your expert qualifications to realize OpEx through certified continuing education and practice in the implementation of LEAN and Six Sigma.

  • You also share your enthusiasm for analysis and continuous improvement of overarching processes when holding training sessions and during coaching as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt or Master Black Belt.

  • You will utilize your excellent English language skills on worldwide business trips (approx. 30%), and you are able to communicate at all levels of the company and to qualify organizations to realize value streams that are ready for the future.

We offer

  • We offer you the opportunity to work in challenging and international projects. Hereby you gain a broad view over the different BASF business areas. Besides you have the chance to plan your business trips on long-term to align them with your work-life-balance.

  • Support of all employees by using different measures to ensure the balance of professional and private life.

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