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Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Engineer,Venlo ,Netherlands

Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Engineer,Venlo ,Netherlands
Posted on: Jul.22.2021

For a growing medical device company in the Venlo region. We are looking for a:


Our client strives to pursue best-in-class operations capable of delivering service to their customers in the most efficient and effective way.

Key responsibilities:

• Engage in the investigation, analysis and implementation of lean methodologies within Operations, Value Added Services and
supporting functions within the Warehousing and Distribution organization.
• Support the implementation and delivery of the EU Warehousing and Distribution Organization KPI’s
• Communicate and participate in system and process troubleshooting with team members and with external agents where
• Advocate safety and promote compliance
• Lead and participate in cross-functional process improvement initiatives within logistics and Supply Chain
• Actively participating in the SAP Accelerate program
• Support process improvement and cost reduction activities within Operations, Value Added Services and supporting functions
within the Warehousing and Distribution organization – focusing on increasing the ratio of value-add to non-value add
activities, promoting flow and eliminating waste
• Provide coaching in lean principles and the application of lean tools
• Participate in the development and implementation of standardized best practices and procedures
• Within projects, assess system & operational implications and represent the department in solution determination and
project implementation
• Provide IS requirements, develop test scripts & execute testing
• Co-develop implementation plans, propose initiatives and execute supporting actions for the department
• Ensure full alignment with the department and respective manager
• Develop for the future:
• Support the development of methodologies for selection of EU Warehousing and Distribution Organization processes for
optimization and improvement cycles
• Support the optimization of warehousing, VAS and distribution processes

About you:

• Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in process improvement role
• Bachelor/Master’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial or Logistics Engineering or equivalent
• Fluency in English is mandatory
• Lean thinking, Six Sigma Belt qualification is required, minimum Green Belt is preferred
• Extensive knowledge of SAP is mandatory. Experience with MRP engineering is preferred.

Key Competencies:

• Problem-solving and analytical skills
• Demonstrated ability to implement improvement strategies
• Strong communication skills with both internal and external stakeholders
• Self-starter with demonstrated efficient work methods and ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
• Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined and multicultural team within an international and divisional structure.


• This role is based in Venlo (The Netherlands)
• 40 working hours/week
• Competitive salary + bonus opportunity
• 8.5% holiday allowance
• 27 holidays per year on a full-time basis
• Commuting allowance/NS Business Card
• Collective Health insurance available through with ONVZ
• Opportunities to learn and develop your career in the direction which you aspire
• A World's Best Workplace


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