Lean Coach & Continuous Improvement Leader

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Date: 14-Oct-2021

Location: Brugge, Belgium

Company: Alstom

Req ID:174469 

We create smart innovations to meet the mobility challenges of today and tomorrow. We design and manufacture a complete range of transportation systems, from high-speed trains to electric buses and driverless trains, as well as infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a truly global community of more than 75 000 people dedicated to solving real-world mobility challenges and achieving international projects with sustainable local impact.  


If you are ambitious and motivated, this is the opportunity to start a career of Lean Coach & Continuous Improvement Leader   in Bruges, Belgium


The Lean Coach & Continuous Improvement Leader is responsible for managing the application and integration of lean six sigma and key continuous improvement processes and tools according to the APSYS (Alstom Performance System) roadmap.

Lean & Continuous Improvement Deployment - Animate, coordinate and challenge improvement actions to reach the targets defined based on the roadmaps &  using toolboxes to deliver operational performance & develop local best practices that will be shared with the steering committee.


 Main responsibilities

Lean & Continuous Improvement Deployment:

  • Work with Site Managing Director on strategic transformation using site SQCD (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery) objectives and APSYS ( Alstom Performance System) roadmap.
  • Train people on APSYS program, methodologies and tools in his/her site / project.
  • Support each department in deployment by providing on field expertise on lean & continuous improvement tools.
  • Facilitate and coordinate all improvement actions to reach the targets defined based on the roadmaps
  • Consolidate and report deployment status to Managing Director and APSYS Central team.

Lean & Continuous Improvement assessment: 

  • Is responsible of self-assessment consolidation and APSYS assessment week / support mission’s preparation (logistics / accommodation, agenda, people availability …)
  • Perform APSYS assessments in other sites / projects

Lean & Continuous Improvement Network

  • Participate to events (webinars, APSYS award...)
  • Contribute as trainer to global training program deployment in other sites / projects
  • Share good practices & benchmarks (internal / external) within the network) 

 Performance measurements:

  1. Successful Lean & Continuous Improvement  impact
  2. Progress in maturity
  3. Site Key Performance Indicators  (KPI) improvement



  • Master degree (technical/engineering field)
  • Master lean principles desired (5S, Standard, Gemba, Value Stream Mapping VSM, Six Sigma, problem solving, performance and kaizen mindset)
  • Capacity to coach top management of a site and a project team
  • Lean DNA would be appreciated
  • Ability to develop a network across all sites, high energy, high exposure, international travel
  • Fluent in Dutch and English


Why Alstom?

Alstom is the leading company in the railway sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose? 


Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law.



An agile, inclusive and responsible culture is the foundation of our company where diverse people are offered excellent opportunities to grow, learn and advance in their careers.  We are committed to encouraging our employees to reach their full potential, while valuing and respecting them as individuals.   



Job Type:​Experienced​

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Management