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Givaudan is a global leading company in taste and wellbeing, fragrance and beauty. With its heritage stretching back over 250 years, the Company has a long history of innovating scents and tastes. From a favourite drink to your daily meal, from prestige perfumes to cosmetics and laundry care, its creations inspire emotions and delight millions of consumers the world over. The company is committed to driving purpose-led, long-term growth while leading the way to improve happiness and health for people and nature. In the fiscal year 2019, the Company employed over 14,900 people worldwide and achieved sales of CHF 6.2 billion and a free cash flow of 12.7% of sales. Let’s imagine together on www.givaudan.com.

Continuous Improvement Specialist

Continuous Improvement Specialist, Your future position?

 

As a Continuous Improvement Specialist for our fragrance division based in our Pedro Escobedo, Querétaro plant, you will lead the development of Continuous Improvement (CI) projects within a site to embed best practices, to promote a CI mindset and improve non-value added activities, reporting to the CI Manager.

 

Sounds interesting? It could be well the perfect opportunity if, like us, you can create ideas and make recommendations that will exceed our needs and help our customers.

 

In this exciting role you will:

 

Strategy design

  • Contribute to the design of the local Continuous Improvement strategy and deployment plans for the assigned site-based on global CI Road Map strategy.
  • Implement related projects to meet local Operations goals.

Continuous Improvement management

  • Identify and measure improvements opportunities together with site Operations teams, and use best tools/methods from the CI toolbox to develop solutions and implement these.
  • Use our Lean network to capture and eventually deploy best practices in the organization.

Project Management

  • Implement approved CI projects, monitoring resource plans, project team accountabilities, change requests, deadlines, milestones and providing periodic updates to project team members.
  • Lead Continuous Improvement projects assigned.
  • Identify and measure improvement opportunities; develop action plans accordingly.
  • Lead stable operations regular activity/evens and coordinate the projects agenda and updates.
  • Coach project teams on applying Lean and Six Sigma concepts and tools during solution design and project execution phases.

Change management and Capability building.

  • Support project managers in developing change management roadmaps and related communication strategies.
  • Challenge existing practices and coach project teams to develop solutions and initiate change.
  • Train site Operations teams on Lean principles to close capability gaps and promote a culture of continuous improvement.

Performance Management

  • Help implement Operational Improvement Plan (OIP) for the site and cascade its Indicators.

 

You? 

Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come join us and impact your world.

 

Your professional profile includes:

  • University degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Lean and Six Sigma deep knowledge.
  • Certification as Green Belt or Black Belt is a must. 
  • Overall work experience of 3+ years in continuous improvement.
  • Direct or indirect people management experience.
  • Fluent English

 

Our Benefits

  • Attractive benefits higher than the local law.
  • Givaudan is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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