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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 Leader (m/f/d)

KAEFER is a global leader in insulation, access solutions, surface protection, passive fire protection and interior outfitting. The company actively collaborates with its customers every day to reduce their emissions, increase the energy efficiency of their sites, and extend the lifespan of their industrial assets. Headquartered in Bremen, Germany, KAEFER’s teams work with clients across Industry, Marine & Offshore, and Construction, providing reliable and efficient technical industrial services. With an annual turnover of around €2 billion, the company takes pride in its extensive workforce of over 30,000 skilled professionals worldwide.

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

Your tasks

  • Driving the global KAEFER Lean Journey as part of our strategy
  • Supporting the KAEFER Business Units in operationalising their Business Unit Lean Strategy
  • Developing and delivering lean training for lean leaders, managers and site teams worldwide
  • Coaching lean leaders, managers and site teams in the implementation of lean projects and lean site management - worldwide on KAEFER construction sites
  • Analysing and improving processes from a lean perspective on construction sites worldwide
  • Continuous improvement of the KAEFER Lean project approaches and Lean site management
  • Supporting in the development and roll-out of the Global Digital Lean solution

Your profile

  • Completed Bachelor’s or Masters’s degree in engineering or a comparable field
  • Experience in the operational industry in a similar position Several years of professional
  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification
  • Ability to impart knowledge and develop people through training and coaching
  • Very good written and spoken English, knowledge of another foreign language desirable
  • Intercultural competence: willingness to travel internationally (approx. < 50% of work activity) and to work in multicultural environments
  • Structured, goal-orientated and meticulous way of working
  • Very good communication skills and persuasiveness
  • High self-motivation and creativity
  • Team player with a strong hands-on mentality and the ability to act proactively
  • At least a basic understanding of Microsoft Power Platform e.g. PowerBI, Power Automate, PowerApps etc.