Drive Continuous Quality and Productivity Improvement

Our client is a rapidly expanding division of a leading player in the global pharmaceutical industry. The unit develops, produces and markets innovative and high-quality products and has numerous manufacturing sites worldwide. We have been mandated to recruit exceptional candidates for the position of

Head Operational Excellence

for two locations in Germany. As a member of the Management Team, you will lead the Operational Excellence organisation, and will be responsible for defining the approach as well as optimising processes in order to raise the competitiveness of the production facilities and their associated plants. By applying Lean Six Sigma methodology you will ensure that quality, efficiency and production targets are continuously improved. You are able to win over your partners in Production, Supply Chain and Quality with sound recommendations for solutions to implement these in a sustainable manner. In addition, you will be in charge of the introduction and further development of the continuous improvement processes, will promote the implementation of Lean and Six Sigma Methodology and moderate workshops.

We are looking for candidates with proven ability to implement change and oversee transformations with a strong track record in a comparable role in a modern production environment - preferably in the pharmaceutical, consumer goods or automotive industries. The extremely dynamic working environment requires a high level of persuasion, communication skills, business acumen and a results-oriented attitude. You have experience in leading cross-functional teams and projects, a distinct hands-on approach and preferably hold a certificate in Lean Six Sigma. You can negotiate skilfully in both German and English and are used to operate effectively in a Matrix Organisation. If you are interested in great career opportunities, would like to apply your expertise in this multinational company and fulfil the mentioned requirements, please feel free to call us in order to clarify any points or send us your application documents by e-mail.

  • Job title Head Operational Excellence
  • Sector Industrie
  • Region Ausland
  • Status Archiv
  • Your consultant
    Claudia Zachmann (CZA)
    Claudia Zachmann - czachmann(at)
    Corporate Management Selection C.M.S. AG Zürich
    Carmenstrasse 24, 8032 Zürich
    Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

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Claudia Zachmann

Tel. +41 44 250 40 00

Education & Experience

Business training, certified mediator, NDK in marketing & communications, CAS in result-oriented coaching (IAP). Many years of experience in finance and personnel, with focus on recruitment. Subsequently many years of activity as product manager in an international media corporation.

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