Senior LEAN Coach

Senior LEAN Coach

Topsoe A/S

Join our Global Production Lean team and help driving the global transformation of continuous improvement and standardization worldwide in Topsoe

Topsoe has an ambitious strategy to be recognized as the global leader in carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024. We are already a global leader in energy-efficient technologies to produce renewable fuels as well as ammonia, methanol, and hydrogen – universally regarded as the most important fuels and chemicals in a carbon-neutral future. Topsoe has set out to lead the transition of these and more areas to the benefit of our customers, the climate, and the world.

Our Global Production LEAN team is looking for an experienced senior LEAN Expert / Master Black Belt to be part of our strategy.

  • You will take a key role in our Global Production LEAN team, leading, coaching, directing and driving our ambition towards increased stability, standardizations and continuously creating and maturing our LEAN mind-set
  • You can conduct and teach coaching and LEAN training in all levels of our organization and take leads in communicating and deploying our LEAN strategy and way of working to our colleagues
  • You must be passionate about working with leadership development, production systems and changing habits

If so, here is an opening where we can offer you an exciting and challenging job. Your competencies and effort will contribute in ensuring that we reach our ambitious goals.

We are on a journey and are designing an internal dream-team collaborating closely with our functions across in Topsoe. We have an open position where eager and willingness to implement and lead changes and globally impact with the changes in Topsoe is required.

Global Production LEAN is a part of our delivery organization, Global Supply. Your base will be split between Lyngby and Frederikssund and travelling to our Global Supply functions in India and USA is to be expected.

Activate LEAN in all functions as the way of working

This is your opportunity to participate in the development and implementations of improved global production systems and optimize work across our different operations globally. You will be working closely together with the management as well as operation in our different functions and collaborate with stakeholders from our business units. Complex cases will demand your expertise in coaching and facilitating to ensure thorough problem solving enabling new solutions.

Your ability to collaborate with and coach many different stakeholders will ensure your success. Here, your profound grasp of the LEAN principles and your ability to observe and identify opportunities will inspire the way we normally do things.

Your responsibilities in brief:

  • Coach and develop internal trainers and trainees in Topsoe’s LEAN academy
  • Coach functional leadership teams in performance management
  • Lead LEAN breakthrough projects (production and non-production)
  • Support the LEAN maturity development across Global Supply
  • Accountable for the progress of your projects
  • Provide status on implementations on projects and accountable for raising localized issues
  • Train and coach the local operations and assure that new tools and standards are implemented and sustained

The bar is set high

We are looking for a new colleague, if from chemical or other regulated industries it will be advantage but not a requirement. We will focus on your LEAN competencies, experiences with LEAN and your ability to drive people around you. You must be familiar with both deep and broad LEAN, encompassing e.g., LEAN tools and processes.

Your profile is:

  • Minimum five years of experience of applying methods of Toyota Production System or similar
  • Experience of applying LEAN outside of production (e.g. in engineering, administration, etc.)
  • Hand-on, thrives from coaching and developing others
  • Great communicator, can speak to all levels of the organization
  • Structured approach and work persistent in reaching good results
  • Strategic mindset and are used to and motivated by work with facilitation and change management
  • Experience with stakeholder management and leadership development, preferably with all type of positions from the organization
  • Track record of implemented global systems, digitalization or LEAN in other companies will be highly relevant
  • Flair for data analysis and experience in digital design or innovation will be an advantage
  • You see the opportunities before the limitations; you are especially good at joining theory and pragmatic solutions into logical flows
  • Manage to keep an overview of chaotic processes and manage to structure it while it is running

Are you interested?

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you want to learn more about this position before submitting your application, please do not hesitate to contact Senior Consultant, Thorsten Andersen at +45 61 20 28 03. Please submit your application and CV as soon as possible, if you are interested. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

If you would like to be part of our Global Production LEAN team in a dynamic and developing culture within operational excellence, please submit your application and resume in Danish or English and enclose a copy of your references and relevant exam certificates as soon as possible

Topsoe is a global leader in supply of catalysts, technology, and services to the chemical and refining industries. Topsoe aims to be the global leader within carbon emission reduction technologies by 2024. By perfecting chemistry for a better world, we enable our customers to succeed in the transition towards renewable energy. Topsoe is headquartered in Denmark and serves customers around the globe. In 2020, our revenue was approximately DKK 6.2 billion, and we employ around 2,100 employees.

Ansøgningsfrist: Hurtigst muligt
Arbejdssted: Lyngby
Reference: 2220.258
Virksomhed: Topsoe A/S