Industrial Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager
The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
The PositionIndustrial Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager
As Industrial Continuous Improvement and Quality Manager your role will be to support the Imerys Industrial Improvement program (I3) and quality improvement across Imerys Performance Minerals operations in Asia.
You are expected to demonstrate a strong visible leadership to make your perimeter more competitive, safer, more customer oriented and unified. You will promote best industrial rituals and operational discipline to deliver sustainable visible changes on the field.
People empowerment and enablement is a cornerstone of our CI program therefore you must be able to organise successful knowledge transfer to our teams, making them proactive in improving our operations.
This is a feeder role for our future top operations managers. After a successful period in this position we expect you to grow into Operations roles.
The Continuous Improvement Manager is a key position of industrial change management deployment and supports the I3 HUB Managers in the following tasks:
Promote implementation of industrial basics like : Gemba walk, Rituals of Management, 5S.
Ensure sustainable Imerys Industrial Improvement program (ICube) roll-out: investigations and interviews, performance of the plant on each of the targets defined in the Group reference documents.
Together with Hub teams, define key priorities and design any short term and long term balanced action plan to be put in place.
Make sure goals are set to our highest standards, that processes are in line with benchmark, that results are achieved on time and that actions put in place are sustainable.
Implement, promote and track the Saving Roadmap, OEE and all industrial KPIs and routines
Contribute to the enablement and empowerment of our workers through relevant coaching and training sessions
Maintain existing google base tools used at Asia level as well as at site level
Propose and lead the development of new tools able to facilitate the transformation of data into valuable information for our team to take data driven decision
Accountability shared with the HUB I3 Managers and HUB Directors
Define the vision of CI in the region and within HUB
Industrial basics (Rituals) implementation & sustainability
Cost savings delivered as budgeted
Sustainability of savings pipeline of idea
OEE improvement (Availability, Performance, Quality)
With Master’s degree in Mechanical, Process, Material or Chemical Engineering
More than 3 years seniority, in an industrial environment, on the field and close to industrial operations .
A demonstrated project management experience and leadership on the field is requested
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing tools.
Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certified, highly appreciated.
Knowledge about Statistical Process Control would be a plus
Advanced proficiency with Google Suite would be a plus.
Fluent in English is mandatory.
Mandarin, Thai or Bahasa language is a plus
Other Locations: Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok
Position TypeFull time
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