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Global Head Operational Excellence (m/f/d)

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Offered by:

Comet AG

Creative / Design
Fribourg

What will you do?

  • Supports the divisions and sites in improving their operational excellence and scalability with hand’s-on support, helping to share Best Kn Methods (BKM) across divisions/sites
  • Creates and further develops a harmonized, standardized business process landscape and Comet management system leading to One Global methodology
  • Manages worldwide all of the Group’s facilities, Co-plans, facilitates, provides and realizes the expansion of our global footprint.
  • Manages Logistics and Operational Trade Compliance globally
  • Manages Global Procurement of Indirect Materials.
  • Coordinates Global Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) program for Comet.
  • Leads, supports, coordinates and harmonizes all of the Group’s Lean Management activities.
  • Leads the groupwide development, administration and control of the Group Management System
  • Oversees global material compliance (e.g. RoHS, REACH)
  • Evaluates, develops and implements Operational Excellence guidelines.
  • Drives alignment on strategy and procedures related to Global Operational Excellence
  • Steers project-specific taskforces directed at addressing operational incidents/ situations that are not aligned with established standards
  • Supports all quality matters in the worldwide

 Who are we looking for?

  • University degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or comparable
  • Further education in business management Executive MBA would be an advantage
  • Certification in the following areas is desired but not required:
    • o   Quality System Manager/Auditor EOQ
    • o   EKAS/SUVA certification
    • o   Problem solving methodologies, FMEA, SPC, Pareto
    • o   Six Sigma, Kaizen, KVP
  • Solid experience of working within a high-tech manufacturing organization (preferably semiconductor/ electronic industry)
  • Experience with leading interdisciplinary and intercultural teams
  • Experience in Operations, Supply Chain Management, Quality, environmental, safety and risk management methodologies
  • Experienced in the implementation / introduction of ISO 9001 certifications
  • Project management experience
  • Fluent in English and German
  • Willingness to travel 10-20%

   What we offer?

  • Collaborate with international colleagues from all over the world for a successful Swiss company that is operating in a thriving industry and growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities as well as flexible working hours
  • Diverse challenges, modern infrastructure and market-based compensation

 If you are interested in broadening your professional horizons, we look forward to receiving your complete online application incl. a cover letter, CV as well as certificates/references and diplomas. Please note that incompletely submitted applications will not be considered. We thank you for your understanding.