Rolling Stock Operations Excellence Lean Specialist

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Date: 27-Jan-2023

Location: Hennigsdorf, DE

Company: Alstom

 Req ID:342842  

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customized services, infrastructure, signaling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide.


The Operations Excellence Lean Specialist / Black belt is in charge of supporting the Continuous Improvement team through the set-up and monitoring of performance management tools and animation of Performance Management network in Operations and other métiers. In addition, he/she provides relevant analyses to support various initiatives of CI.



Main Responsibilities are:


  • Diagnose business "break through" improvement opportunities at site
  • Value capture improvements, converted to financial results
  • Manage and facilitate improvement projects to successful conclusion at site
  • Train, Teach, coach Green Belt candidates to deliver high value projects to certification level
  • Provide ‘on site’ practical Lean Manufacturing application support, with a ‘Teach-Do’ approach
  • Conduct Production / Performance System assessments
  • Define and deploy improvement plans at a manufacturing site level
  • Facilitate key Kaizen-3P events to successful conclusion



Main required Competences:



 Educational Requirements:


  • University degree in engineering or operations management or related field; or experienced Expert in his métier (management committee members, manager, Project manager…)
  • Certified Master Black Belt or Black Belt - Master lean principles (5S, Standard, Gemba, VSM, problem solving, performance and kaizen mindset)
  • German and English language     





  • Experience in training, teaching, and coaching Lean Six Sigma / Agile / Lean principles
  • Demonstrated presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience in operational activities and results driven



Competencies & Skills:


  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving methodologies & data analysis
  • Collaboration and team working
  • Critical thinking
  • Data driven and courageous - Ability to train teams in cross and multicultural relationship
  • Lean DNA would be appreciated




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.


We are acting…



You actively identify issues and risks and develop correction plans

You are a problem solver

You act process minded, data-driven and fact based



You accept differences

You excel in collaboration and


You actively support inclusion



Safety first

You are all responsible to make it happen

You adhere to the highest ethics and compliance rules

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