What is it about
Through structured, continuous improvement of the environment, processes and systems, we want to make complex manufacturing processes more efficient in order to increase our productivity and flexibility. We use WCM (World Class Manufacturing), a production system with the aim of increasing production standards and eliminating production waste.
As a Process Improvement Engineer at the Heppenheim site, you are responsible for the continuous improvement and increase in efficiency of our production processes. You continuously monitor and analyze the production key figures and derive potential for improvement from them. Based on the WCM methods, you set the necessary priorities and are responsible for implementing the projects in order to realize the identified improvements.
Continuous analysis of production metrics and identification of potential for improvement
Preparation and independent processing of various improvement projects and responsibility for their successful completion
Coordination of the implementation of technical changes
Informal leadership of multifunctional teams on strategic alignment
Ensuring the necessary flow of information between the individual departments
Documentation and tracking of projects using the WCM methodology
Tracking project success through KPI measurement
Contact with internal and external international auditors including presentation of the results in English
Creation and implementation of training modules for employees
Completed studies (e.g. mechanical engineering, industrial engineering, process engineering, production engineering, nutritional sciences or food technology) or state-certified technician/industry/master craftsman or comparable
High degree of independence for independent and proactive processing of project activities
Excellent communication skills
A conceptual, methodical and independent way of working
Very good language skills in German and English (fluent spoken and written)
Confident use of MS Office (especially Excel, Power Point, Outlook)
What we offer you
Challenging, responsible and varied tasks in a large, international production location
Diverse further training opportunities and development prospects
Attractive remuneration and additional financial benefits such as fitness offers or cooperation with sports clubs and additional social benefits (e.g. company pension scheme)
38 hour week in flextime
Lots of variety, fun and of course a work result that you can touch and “enjoy” – our great ice cream!
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