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Philips Polska
Philips Polska
location iconLocations: Whole Poland
level iconLevel: manager/director
time iconWorking hours: Full time
Continuous Improvement Lead
Location: Whole Poland

Job Description

Philips is a global leader in health technology, committed to improving billions of lives worldwide and striving to make the world healthier and more sustainable through innovation. Driven by the vision of a better tomorrow.

But it’s not just what we do, it’s who we are. We are 80,000, wonderfully unique individuals, with two things in common. An unwavering sense of purpose and a relentless determination to deliver on our customers’ needs. It’s what inspires us to create meaningful solutions – the kind that make a real difference – when it matters most.

The world and our customers’ needs are changing faster than ever before and while we are proud of what we do already, we know we can do more. That’s why we need you, to help us tackle increasingly complex challenges posed by ever evolving health and well-being needs.

In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Prioritize and drive performance improvements that will have the biggest overall impact on the business results and on delivering operational excellence to Customers, by challenging the status quo, coaching, and embedding a mindset of Continuous improvement to achieve performance excellence.

You are responsible for:

  • Design, develop, and implement the lean improvement roadmap linked to the Market strategic priorities.
  • Deliver impactful results tied to Business priorities through the application of Continuous Improvement, Lean methodologies, with sustainable behavioral change to ensure long term competitive advantage.
  • Drive and execute business strategies, transformation and improvement projects by working with key stakeholders from various internal partners.
  • Support the business in resolving issues, using the known lean and 6S tools and the CI methodology, Kaizen events. Ensure Kaizen events, 6S projects are properly planned / executed /sustained.
  • Asses key business metrics and situations from a “Market Leader's” point of view and engage with the MT and middle managers helping them identifying opportunities where lean, 6S and CI tools can be used to improve such metrics and situations.
  • Drive Lean trainings to ensure CI methodology and culture spread across Market organization.
  • Coach team members, peers and management on the consistent Lean behaviors.
  • Engage in ongoing professional growth and skill development through certifications and learning opportunities offered at Philips.

You are a part of

The Business Transformation Team within CEER Market organization. The team provides Continuous Improvement support to the Market organization, with the intent to drive the Lean mindset shift, improve processes and ultimately provide more added value to our Customers.

To succeed in this role, you’ll need a customer-first attitude and the following

  • Degree in Business or Engineering required; Master's Degree preferred.
  • At least 8 years relevant working experience in a global operating company in a regional or global role.
  • Be capable to drive change with sense of urgency and bias for action.
  • Deep understanding of Lean, Continuous Improvement and Philips Excellence Practices.
  • Multi-function CI experience in multi-location lean deployments.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Coaching skills, ability to operate in a highly matrix structure.
  • Training and Facilitation competencies, paired with excellent time and project management skills.
  • Comfortable engaging with associates at all levels of the organization (from shop floor to boardroom).
  • Ability to generate enthusiasm with colleagues on Lean methodology as a business necessity.
  • Ability to work in a challenging, continuously evolving international environment.

How we work at Philips
Our newly-adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.
Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way. Hybrid work flexibility means people can meet the changing demands of work and home in the most balanced, productive, and healthy way.

Our hybrid working model is defined in 3 ways:
We believe in the importance of impactful collaboration: There's a certain energy when everyone’s in the same room that can heighten idea generation and creative friction needed for problem-solving.
We embrace flexibility: Choosing where, when and how to work can vary according to task and team schedules. Flexibility isn’t office or online, it means choosing the space that works best for you, your teams and our customers on a case-by-case basis.
We want to be at our best: The way we work and our workspaces are designed to support our well-being, offer career advancement opportunities, and enable us to be at our best.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on innovative, customer-first health technology solutions. Help us improve the health and well-being of billions of people, every year. Ultimately creating a career that no one could have planned for. Even you.

We kindly inform you that we will contact only chosen candidates.

Details

  • iconAnalytics & Reporting, Engineering
  • iconEnglish
  • iconWhole Poland, Remote

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