Global Continuous Improvement Lead

vervuld Hoofddorp Published on 18-04-2023

Published on 18-04-2023
In Brief
Master’s degree in engineering or technical discipline
7 years of relevant experience in operations (end-to-end)
5+ years’ of managerial experience
Position vervuld

Global Continuous Improvement Lead


Customer expectations on service and agility are higher than ever. SHV Energy believes an Operational Excellence culture is key to deliver on these challenging circumstances.

Within the Operational Excellence department, they are currently looking for a Global Continuous Improvement Lead. As a Global Continuous Improvement Lead, you will have the responsibility for defining, mobilising, planning, and managing the End-to-End continuous improvement transformation in all relevant BU's.

  • Lead and support BU's and HQ in implementing a sustainable continuous improvement culture through a Lean Transformation
  • Define the most appropriate Lean methods & tools
  • Provide training, coaching and give support
  • Measure & Communicate Progress
  • Develop strong cross-functional relations
Personal Profile
  • Master’s degree in engineering or technical discipline
  • Black Belt certification or equivalent
  • 7 years of relevant experience in operations (end-to-end)
  • 5+ years’ of managerial experience
  • Strong coaching, facilitation, and change management capabilities
  • Excellent ability to effectively influence and motivate all levels of the organization throughout our global footprint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interact with a diverse group of senior managers and subject matter experts
  • Hands-on experience of driving transformational change using Lean or Six Sigma, TPM, World Class Manufacturing or a blend of these disciplines
  • Demonstrated experience in developing continuous improvement plans into actionable initiatives & driving sustainable culture change (translating theory into practical impact)
SHV Energy

SHV Energy is proud to be part of the SHV Family of Companies.
SHV is a global family business present in 73 countries with an impressive portfolio of companies: SHV Energy, Makro, Mammoet, ERIKS, Nutreco, NPM Capital, Kiwa and ONE-Dyas.

SHV Energy brands include Calor, Ipragaz, Liquigas, Primagaz and Supergasbras, and we operate a decentralised model that includes increasing global cooperation and centrally organised initiatives. Every SHV Energy company is committed to better serving the needs of its customers and being the energy supplier of choice in the markets in which it operates.



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