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Regional Lean Manager

What's the role?

Working cross functionally across Hilti’s Northern Europe region, you will contribute to the development, implementation and harmonization of Lean behaviours and tools.

Who is Hilti?

Hilti is where innovation is improving productivity, safety and sustainability in the global construction industry, and beyond. Where strong customer relationships are creating products and solutions that are Making Construction Better. Where a passionate and inclusive global team of 34,000 employees across more than 120 countries is exploring possibilities, leveraging their potential, owning their personal development and growing lasting careers. Hilti Great Britain has been consistently recognised as a top employer for nearly two decades and is currently ranked in top 20 UK’s Best Workplaces by the Great Place to Work institute.

What does the role involve?

As Regional Lean Manager you will develop and manage a Regional Lean program (across all departments within Hilti), identifying cross departments (logistics, finance, sales, HR, marketing) topics to improve overall supply chain and conduct improvement projects accordingly (facilitate workshops with relevant stakeholders).

You will develop and align LEAN initiatives/Roadmaps with line Management, ensuring the implementation of agreed targets and roadmaps according to our LEAN program, whilst managing and leading LEAN projects along the Value Chain (with focus on cross functional Value Stream projects) with strong business impacts on global level (KPI improvements).

You will qualify, enable and coach the organization to drive LEAN.
Developing, maintaining and conducting training programs and knowledge management to develop skills and facilitate experience, setting a focus on promoting a LEAN mind-set and empowering project members to take over responsibility and consequently drive LEAN projects and actively support new behaviour.

You will drive LEAN to the next level and be a change agent and coach for the Northern Europe Region.

Being at Hilti means joining a community of 33,000 people, 127 different nationalities working together across 120 countries

What do we offer?

We really value our people and we've worked hard to develop a reward package that reflects this. Some of our benefits include:

  • Genuine career advancement (more than 80% of all leadership roles are filled internally)
  • 6% employer pension contributions
  • Private Health Insurance and Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company vehicle and fuel card for sales roles
  • 33 days' holiday (inc. Bank Holidays) plus the ability to purchase 5 days more annually
  • Paid leave to work on charitable projects
  • Hilti Benefits Box, a reward platform offering a cycle to work scheme and shopping and lifestyle discounts/cashback
  • Different ways to work flexibly, including working from home and compressed hours
  • Employee resource groups focused on gender, mental health, race, disability, LGBTQ+ and sustainability topics
  • Trips to locations such as Milan, New York and global HQ for high performers across all teams
Our Regional Head Office is based at Circle Square in Central Manchester, where we are located a short walk from Oxford Rd train station and St Peter's Square tram stop. We offer a hybrid working pattern between the office and home and different ways to work flexibly so please feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you at your interview.

What you need is:

  • Lean certified, LCS accreditation/ Greenbelt accreditation with strong expertise in LEAN tools and methods (e.g. 5S, SMED, Value Stream Analysis, TPM, etc.)
  • Excellent networking, interpersonal and communication skills (stakeholder management)
  • Broad experience deploying LEAN across the supply chain, ideally in Logistics, Manufacturing and indirect areas.
  • Proven Leadership experience (line or project)
  • Sound project and business process management experience and skills.
  • Change Management experience with a proven record of influencing people and departments in cultural and continuous improvement journeys.
  • International mobility for longer term career progression outside of the UK

Who should apply?

Success at Hilti is down to teamwork and ability, no matter what your background.

Click through the 'Apply Now' button where you will be asked to upload your CV and answer a couple of short questions – the whole process should take around 90 seconds.

If we don't have a suitable role for you at the moment, we will keep you in our talent pool for the future so your recruitment process might take a bit longer but we'll be sure to stay in touch.

Hilti is where your best belongs. We are an equal opportunity employer and value the contributions of all our team members regardless of sex, gender identity/expression, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or family status.

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