A role that counts: Bring high-value L6S skills and experience to a company that innovates life-saving cancer solutions.
Elekta is the leading innovator of equipment and software designed to improve, prolong and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. In the Netherlands we constantly work to innovate and improve equipment and software for brachytherapy, a means of delivering High Dose Rate radiotherapy with optimized accuracy and minimal invasiveness. What could be more rewarding than playing a key role in optimizing and continuously improving the processes that make it all possible?
Lean Six Sigma Specialist
Veenendaal, the Netherlands, 40 hours a week
At Elekta we started on our Lean Six Sigma (L6S) journey about 10 years ago and you will be one of two specialists dedicated to maintaining an outstanding track record of continuous improvement. In doing so you constantly ask how we can do things differently and/or better. At the same time you embed within our employees - all of whom have received Lean Fundamentals training or higher - the ambition to improve processes and eliminate waste.
This requires you to perform a number of tasks as you lead, drive and facilitate the development and implementation of significant process improvements using L6S principles and methods:
Above and beyond this you define and develop the Lean Strategy and Annual Tactic Plan, supporting the set-up and execution of Global Lean Roadmap.
Your scope is the factory and the Supply Chain Management organization. There is currently a focus on Supply Chain Management so experience in this area is highly desired.
At all times you question the established order and challenge management in order to create opportunities to improve customer services and add profit. This requires real drive, enthusiasm and decisiveness. It also demands the advanced political sensibilities and communication skills necessary to operate successfully in cross-cultural scenarios so that your vision and objectives are realized.
In order to apply for this influential and high-profile position you must possess the following attributes:
Elekta is a flexible and forward-thinking international organization that is fully focused on the wellbeing of our employees. You will enjoy a flexible and informal working environment as well as Learning and Development opportunities that will enable you to progress in your career. Further benefits include:
Please contact Marco van Gijzen, Director Manufacturing Brachy Solutions, for more information about this position, phone number +31 6 27883916. For more information about the application procedure, you can contact Karin in 't Hout, phone number +31 (0)318 557 178. To apply, please use the 'Apply' button.
Elekta is proud to be the leading innovator of equipment and software used to improve, prolong and save the lives of people with cancer and brain disorders. Our advanced, effective solutions are created in collaboration with customers, and more than 6,000 hospitals worldwide rely on Elekta technology. Our treatment solutions and oncology informatics portfolios are designed to enhance the delivery of radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, and to drive cost efficiency in clinical workflows. Elekta employs 3,600 people around the world. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, Elekta is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm. www.elekta.com.