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We are currently looking for somebody who can provide support to our Corporate Operations Excellence / Lean (COE-L) at our Headquarters in Bremen

Global Lean Trainer & Coach (m/f/d)

KAEFER’s mission is clear: to be the most reliable and efficient provider of technical industrial services. Specialising in Insulation, Access, Surface Protection, Passive Fire Protection, as well as Interior Outfitting, KAEFER’s business is carried out in its Industry, Marine & Offshore and Construction divisions with an annual turnover of around €1.8 billion. Headquartered in Bremen, Germany, with around 30,000 employees working all around the globe.

Your benefits

  • A safe job in an appreciative working environment
  • Attractive collectively agreed special benefits (e.g. vacation and Christmas bonus, 30 days paid leave per year)
  • Company pension plan with employer allowance
  • Extensive further training and individual development opportunities
  • Company fitness programme and (e-) bike leasing
  • Flexible working time and mobile working possibilities

We provide you a personal development plan with regular feedback conversations and trainings each year. We also offer a diverse and multicultural environment with a strong team spirit (incl. regular team events).

Your tasks

  • Driving the global KAEFER Lean Journey as part of our strategy
  • Developing and conducting Lean trainings for Lean Leaders, Managers and Site-Teams worldwide
  • Coaching of Lean Leaders, line managers and site management teams in implementing lean projects and lean site management incl. PDCA based improvement routines on worldwide KAEFER-sites
  • Analysis and improvement of processes from a lean perspective
  • Continuously improving the implementation of the KAEFER Lean Project
    Approach and Lean Site Management

Your profile

  • Completed relevant degree, or comparable technical qualifications
  • Operational industry experience, and/or on-site experience e.g. as a project manager or consultant
  • Lean training and change management experience
  • Ability to pass on knowledge and develop others through training, coaching and mentoring
  • Ideally experience with the concept of the Improvement and Coaching KATA
  • Fluent in business English; preferably one other language
  • Intercultural competence: willingness to travel internationally and to work in multicultural environments
  • Structured and target-oriented approach to work
  • Very good communications skills and persuasive ability
  • High social competence and empathy
  • High degree of self-motivation and creativity
  • Team player with a strong hands-on mentality and problem-solving skills