Continuous Improvement Manager Lean & Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement Manager Lean & Six Sigma

Continuous Improvement Manager Lean & Six Sigma

Elsbethen, Österreich

As the Continuous Improvement Manager for Lean & Six Sigma, you'll drive and develop frameworks and effective direction, concepts and ways of working on which our organisation can build operationally in the forthcoming years and ensure that our business operations is consistently at their best.

You'll ensure that we fully integrate a continuous improvement culture into our company and develop it further through Lean & Six Sigma expertise and skills with the goal to create value for both our company and our customers. In this manner you'll drive continuous improvement initiatives and enhance operational efficiency within our organisation and partners. The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in process improvement methodologies, change management, and a proactive approach to win and train people as well as implementing concept and program.


Areas that play to your strengths

All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:


As Continuous Improvement Manager, you'll develop efficient management frameworks and operational excellence standards across the operations organisation with focus on our production and logistics sites globally.


You'll drive a continuous improvement mindset and ensure accountability through trainings and governance set up. Together with your trained colleagues, you'll challenge the status quo to improve ways of working across the organisation and to be able to quickly adapt to changes in the market.


Finally, you'll lead and support for interfacing with internal and external stakeholders and Co-Packers.


You'll develop concepts and implement governance to drive Lean & Six Sigma excellence across departments, ensuring alignment with organisational goals and objectives. You'll identify and manage programs of improvement initiatives using Lean & Six Sigma methodologies and collaborate with stakeholders at all levels to identify gaps. You'll also define metrics to measure performance of program and track improvement. By fostering innovation, encouraging feedback, and implementing best practices,, you'll also drive a culture of continuous improvement and act as a change agent to ensure successful adoption of new processes and initiatives. Finally, you'll prepare and present reports and recommendations to senior management regarding programs for process improvements and their impact on organisational performance.


You'll develop and implement training courses to ensure sufficient trained people in the organisation according to belt systematic. You'll also assist, train and engage cross-functional teams to analyse existing processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement solutions that enhance efficiency and productivity.


Your areas of knowledge and expertise

that matter most for this role:

  • University degree in Engineering, Business or other related field
  • At least 10 (preferably more) years of professional experience in operational excellence, process improvement, or related roles with a high ability to solve problems
  • Experience in the FMCG/Beverage industry is of strong advantage
  • Lean & Six Sigma (Master) Black belt qualified with a proven track record of successfully leading and implementing Lean & Six Sigma concepts and process improvement initiatives with demonstrated financially tangible results
  • Proficiency in multiple elements of lean manufacturing (e. g. 5S, single piece flow, SMED, daily visual management, DFM, bottleneck management)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (e. g. 8D, DMAIC, PDCA), with the ability to translate data into actionable insights
  • Experience in project management processes and tools (e. g. benefits identification, business case formation, ROI calculation, progress reporting, risk mitigation)
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to address all levels within Global Operations and other Red Bull departments, including presentation and training skills
  • Aware of organisational, cultural and interpersonal dynamics through attentive listening and ability to read the environment
  • Proven leadership skills to coach and coordinate teams to fully deliver chartered objectives and projects that drive continuous improvement
  • English is a must. German is beneficial

Travel 40-50%


Got what it takes?

In your application we want to see your personal style - what makes you tick and why you think your next opportunity is here with us.

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary according to the collective agreement for this position, which is EUR 4,426 gross per month. However, our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary. As an employer, we value diversity and support people in developing their potential and strengths, realizing their ideas and seizing opportunities. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, skin colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation or origin.

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