Continuous Improvement Facilitator chez Kuehne + Nagel NV

Job description

We are offering a Continuous Improvement Facilitation function within our Contract Logistics team in Geel and Eindhout.

As Continuous Improvement Facilitator your responsibility is to implement the internal continuous improvement strategy (KNPS: Kuehne + Nagel Production System) for our contract logistics site in Geel and in Eindhout, in alignment with the local management teams. 

Your tasks and responsibilities

  • Implementing and maintaining continuous improvement techniques and KNPS-tools such as: lean six sigma, 5S, visual management, standardization, process status boards, process control boards, and more. 
  • Train, coach, and support of employees at various levels in the organization in applying continuous improvement techniques and tools.
  • Lead and realize divers KNPS projects in collaboration with employees out of different teams. 
  • Actively identify and create the conditions to reach a culture of participation and involvement in which continuous improvement becomes self-evident.
  • Guide and support the management team in developing knowledge concerning KNPS and lean thinking.
  • Perform administration linked to continuous improvements such as developing and maintaining training KNPS - manuals, KNPS – documentation, reporting on the progress of the KNPS implementation, and more. 

Your skills and experience

  • Master degree in logistics/business economics or equal level in thinking and performing by experience. 
  • 3 to 5 years experience in an operational role, preferably within supply chain environment.
  • First experience in Lean Six Sigma Tools, Continuous Improvement and Lean Thinking and eager to become a specialist in these matters. 
  • Strong communication skills: being able to build rapport with colleagues at different levels in the organization, eager to coach and train people.
  • Born motivator with enthusiasm to activate people: activate and coach people at various levels in the organization.
  • Good (self-) organizing skills and being able to handle a healthy workload. 
  • Analytical thinking combined with a hands-on and proactive mind-set. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Dutch and English. 

Good reasons to join

We offer a challenging position within a fast developing Contract Logistics environment with a competitive salary and opportunities for further development within the Kuehne + Nagel Group.

Contact

Please send your application in English via our website KN Careers

About Kuehne + Nagel

With over 70,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on providing IT-based integrated logistics solutions. Further information can be found at www.kuehne-nagel.com