This position supports the development and implementation of the Haniel Operating Way (HOW) in all businesses and associates within Haniel by actively promoting and facilitating the use of HOW tools and methods for Continuous Improvement. This role is a key position within a newly created team responsible for the delivery of process innovation and continuous improvement initiatives across multiple businesses and functions. It will play an important role in helping to foster a culture of sustainable change through the creation and embedding LEAN methodologies, enabling and supporting business transformation. There will be a strong focus on developing the right tool set for this business with supporting training materials and training plan to ensure timely and impactful deployment. As a senior leader the role will require a great deal of training and coaching at all levels of the business. This high influence position will interface with all associate levels and various functions / Business units within Haniel.
Must be hands-on and detail-oriented but also able to see the big picture. Need to be able to think strategically and view the business from a general management standpoint. Must be very customer focused and have strong interpersonal and communication skills. Will be an independent worker, capable of operating in a fast-moving, ever-changing environment and able to effectively deal with difficult situations.