Operational Excellence Manager Central Europe FS&WS
Zwolle, NL
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Operational Excellence Manager Central Europe FS&WS

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä Marine Power are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions.

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies through innovation in technology and services - together.

Are you ready to jump onboard?

We are now looking for an Operational Excellence Manager to join our Field Services and Workshops Central Europe team.

The preferred location for the position is in the Netherlands, but UK and Germany are also possible locations.

What will you be doing

In order to further improve our operations and drive continuous improvement and excellence in the organisation we require a dedicated expert with excellent financial acumen to lead the operational excellence journey.

This is a key role to lead, support and role model OE to ensure successful adoption of new methodologies and performance improvements.

As Operational Excellence Manager, your work will focus on these responsibilities :

  • Operational Excellence ambassador for FSWS Central Europe
  • Coach and train OE thinking and methodologies with our people
  • Drive, maintain and support the development of our Operational Excellence goals and objectives
  • Assist teams and accountable parties on with OE projects, waves and Continuous Improvement Projects and initiatives
  • Collect and contribute the best practice examples and ensure knowledge sharing
  • Hands on experience with Operational Excellence methodologies (LEAN, 5S, Kaizen) and keen interest in continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and influence people
  • Structured approach and way of working
  • Role-model positive attitude to foster an OE culture in the organisation
  • To be successful in this role, we expect you to have :

  • Proven track record in managing change
  • Experience in continuous improvement, LEAN and 5S is a strong plus
  • Excellent business acumen and analytical skills allowing you to strive for operational excellence
  • Strong communication and influencing skills, fluency in English is a must
  • Proven project management skills
  • Self driven relationship builder and comfortable in delivering and providing training to colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • In this role, travel is required to meet with our customers around the world. Thus, you would need to be ready to travel as and when required to meet the needs of this key role.

    Why you and us

    We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation.

    We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

    We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self

    Contact & next steps

    Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 27th May 2022 , through submitting your application through our careers portal.

    We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way.

    Last application date : 27 / 05 / 2022

  • At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities;
  • everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

    This is Wärtsilä

    Wärtsilä Marine Power leads the industry in its journey towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. Our broad portfolio of engines, propulsion systems, hybrid technology, and integrated powertrain systems delivers the efficiency, reliability, safety, and environmental performance needed to support our customers to be successful.

    Our offering includes performance-based agreements, lifecycle solutions, and an unrivalled global network of maritime expertise.

    Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance.

    Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe.

    In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at .

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