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Continuous Improvement Specialist

At Hitachi Energy our purpose is advancing a sustainable​ energy future for all. We bring power to our homes, schools, hospitals and factories. Join us and work with fantastic people, while learning and developing yourself on projects that have a real impact to our communities and society. Bring your passion, bring your energy, and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation

Your responsibilities:

  • Execute the local approach to continuous improvement and strategy deployment via L6S. Facilitate best practice sharing within your location;
  • Through project and training, identify key team member in each function to support in execution of projects within the location. Encourage key individuals to further develop skills in L6S and advocate for them if projects come up that need their skillset;
  • Understand the organization’s vision, objectives and improvement needs and suggest projects, improvement actions and L6S tools to achieve objectives. Work with leaders to identify and access the best resources (internal) with which to work;
  • Provide organization-wide visibility of the current portfolio of continuous improvement efforts; track via metrics/KPIs progress and value from these efforts in order to help decision makers allocate resources and recognize success, with special focus on operational cost reduction;
  • Provide training, coaching and facilitation support to individuals and teams so that they are better equipped to drive their improvement efforts for themselves;
  • Drive transformational projects, within the scope of responsibility, with a hands-on (´Gemba´) and problem-solving approach (KAIZEN);
  • Living Hitachi core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues, and the business.

Your background:

  • Experience in implementing successful process improvement projects; 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to connect with and positively influence leadership and all levels of the organization;  
  • Passion for driving improvement and leading change; 
  • Great communicator, including solid written, oral and presentation-giving skills; 
  • Lean 6 Sigma training (White belt as minimum) – Yellow belt or higher preferred; 
  • Experience in manufacturing is preferable. 

Lieu Sevlievo, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Type d'emploi Full time
De l'expérience Experienced
Fonction du poste Engineering & Science
Contrat Regular
Date de publication 2024-04-26
Numéro de réference R0049671
More about us

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.