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Operational Excellence Technologist


Cheonan UMK, KR

Business Unit:  Rechargeable Battery Materials

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About RBM

We are all on the move. Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials give people autonomy and connectivity. We are a pioneer in battery materials that give added range and performance to electric vehicles. Our materials also ensure longer battery life for portable electronics. To enable our customers to produce even better performing batteries we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

The Operational Excellence Technologist manages site KPI performance to make organization's continuous improvement. Also Operational Excellence Technologist leads OE initiatives and developing opportunities for improvement such as streamline , digitalization , and new methodology for improvement.(Lean-Six Sigma)
1.    Site KPI management including target set-up, assessment and leading review meeting regularly
2.    Leading & supporting RBMK streamline program (Idea generation / Project initiation / Performance monitoring)
3.    Implementing OE domain initiatives in RBMK & develop the best practice to share with other site ( Digitalization, automation , and Lean-Six Sigma)
4.    Leading assigned project related to continuous improvement or cost saving

Who we are looking for

i. Bachelors or Master's degree in engineering area with more than 9 years of experience in the industrial environment.
ii. Leadership or project leadership experience especially in problem solving area
iii. Experience in continuous improvement activities such as 5S, TPM, Idea generation, KPI management.
iv. Good at LEAN-Six Sigma/ Root cause investigation methodology ( Green Belt or Black Belt experience is highly preferable )
v. Excellent in English communication skill(Written / Verbal / Presentation)
vi. Highly be motivative & motivate to others
vii. Superior in leadership skill
viii. Good at initiation, organizing, and planning skill
ix. Excellent in coaching and influencing to others
x. Be good at collaboration & team work

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

If our battery materials can boost the range of e-cars, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


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