Continuous Improvement Manager (m/w)

Full-time, Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives

North Rhine Westphalia, Germany Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice


Our BU Functional Chemicals in Cologne is looking for a
Continuous Improvement Manager (m/w)
Your Tasks:
•    Champion, develop and sustain a culture of continuous improvement and knowledge with a strong
    focus on manufacturing and operations
•    Develop and expand local capabilities in applying continuous improvement tools and methods (L6S)
    and promote a structured problem-solving approach
•    Provide a vision and direction for the future development and performance of the site
•    Lead/ support the local ALPS implementation and build-up of required capabilities and ensure ALPS
    full and successful implementation and practical application on a daily basis
•    Champion deployment of change management processes and tools to realize the business strategic
•    Coach one CI level lower CI Practitioners and local staff/MT on site and give reinforcement training
    on selected topics
•    Provide training to local organization
•   Run, lead and complete projects
•    Identify, validate, initiate and drive new improvement opportunities
•    Conduct training for site management, middle management and staff
•    Support site leadership in improvement project idea generation workshops and help charter
    new site CI projects

Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
North Rhine Westphalia
Business unit
Ethylene & Sulfur Derivatives
Job characteristics
Job family
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
Contract type

Job Requirements

•    Several years of relevant work experience in a production site
•    Masters / Bachelor degree in a technical field or similar
•    Strong analysis and problem-solving skills, able to identify and structure issues, run accurate
    (also statistical) analyses and synthesize recommendations
•    Experience in continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean, Lean Six Sigma, TPM
•    CI Expert (Black Belt) or CI Lead Practitioner (Brown Belt)
•   Willing to take business travels
•    Fluent in German and professional working proficiency of English
•    Strong computer skills (MS Office, SharePoint, JMP)
•    Confident and experienced in coaching others
•    Prior line management or team leader experience
•   Reliable,T eam player, Customer focused
•    Risk-friendly and self-directed, highly organized, passionate about change
For further information please contact:
Golnaz Mokhtarani
Tel.: +49 221 99 585 167

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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