Austria, Vienna

Head of Henkel Productive System (KAIZEN) (d/f/m)


At Henkel, you can make a difference and craft your career. That’s why you own your projects and take full responsibility from an early stage. Our unique brands in markets around the world open up countless opportunities to follow your convictions and explore new paths. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset that allows you to always think out of the box - take the chance and shape the digital future together with us.


  • Responsible for the integration of the Henkel KAIZEN Production System in Filling, Mixing and Office area
  • Responsible to analyze processes and to optimize workflows
  • Coach and implement continuous improvement and productivity projects
  • Identify areas of improvement and providing detailed recommendations for process changes and procedural documentation necessities
  • Guide and support the implementation of management approved recommended measures and initiatives (Policy Deployment), document the workflow and follow-up on the workflow to ensure the expected efficiencies are realized
  • Implement and provide support of KAIZEN, KAIZEN production system and 5S methodology in all areas of production and machine centers
  • Coordinate and work together closely with the Production Managers and the Operations Manager
  • Additional duties as required and directed by the direct supervisor


  • Master / bachelor’s degree in engineering or industrial engineering or equivalent and/or 5+ years’ experience in implementing KAIZEN and Lean/6 sigma
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in production environment
  • Successfully implemented KAIZEN and lean within a production environment
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in coordinating a continuous process of change in an industrial environment with Kaizen Coordination (including production system experience)
  • Ideally certified Efficiency Management / KAIZEN / Lean education or similar
  • Strong communication skills in English and German


  • Henkel offers professional training-on-the-job with high responsibility and various opportunities for further development, education and trainings
  • Various job tasks in a dynamic international work environment
  • Training and professional growth opportunities in an international environment
  • Flexible Working conditions
  • Attractive remuneration according to collective agreement of chemical industry at least Euro 4,500/month (willingness to overpay according to your experience)
JOB ID: 20001670
Contract & Job type: Full Time, Regular
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