• Lean Driver (ALPS/LSS Driver Project Manager) - (f/m/x) Lund
  • Alfa Laval in Lund, , Sweden
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Every day, we get opportunities to make a positive impact – on our colleagues, partners, customers, and society. Together, we’re pioneering the solutions of the future and unlocking the full potential of precious resources. Trusted to act on initiative, we challenge conventional thinking to develop world-leading technologies that inspire progress in vital areas, including energy, food, water and shipping.

As we push forward, the innovative, open spirit that fuels our 140-year-old start-up culture and rapid growth also drives our personal growth. So, as we shape a more resourceful, less wasteful world, we build our careers too.

As a member of our team, you thrive in a truly diverse and inclusive workplace based on care and empowerment. You are here to make a difference. Constantly building bridges to the future with sustainable solutions that have an impact on our planet’s most urgent problems. Making the world a better place. Every day.

About the job

You’ll be at the forefront of... lean improvements connecting to strategy and executing through our Production System (ALPS) and transformational projects in our Factory. Your role involves identifying opportunities for transformation, streamlining processes, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement. You are member of the Factory Management team direct reporting to Factory Manager.

You will be scoping and leading the implementation of lean manufacturing transformation projects and initiatives related to physical factory flows and administrative flows. You will be leading, promoting, and executing our Lean Implementation Plan (based on Alfa Laval Production System principles), relentlessly pursuing for Lean/ 5S development opportunities in workshop.

You will act as first line support for ALPS (Alfa Laval Production System) at the Local Assembly factory, actively support and challenge the roll-out of ALPS together with the FM and management team, nurturing an environment which enables the factory to follow the four priorities: Sustainability, Quality, Delivery and Cost.

This is truly a collaborative role, located in Lund, Sweden reporting to the Factory Manager.

In this role you will:
• Coordinate the deployment and roll out of the Lean Transformational Projects with Factory Manager and factory Management Team, including developing, deploying, and sustaining lean manufacturing processes
• Identify, create, and sustain standard processes throughout the organization
• Identify process improvement opportunities in collaboration with other functional leaders, employees and customers and categorize opportunities as improvement vs action activities, projects, or kaizen events.
• Facilitate lean daily management, promote initiatives to create Lean culture
• Support both process and transactional productivity improvement or waste reduction projects
• Act as a Project Manager in Lean Transformational Projects
• Provide factory management and employees an awareness, knowledge and guidance of Alfa Laval Production System and Lean Six Sigma principles, methodologies, and tools to support achievement of business objectives. Organize and run Alfa Laval Production System trainings in the Factory, ensure competence development program is set and being implemented

What you know
• 5-7 years progressive technical experience in a manufacturing environment
• Bachelor’s Degree Required in Industrial, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Electrical Engineering
• Hands on experience using advanced continuous improvement methods (Lean / TPM / Six Sigma / DMAIC) both as a team member and team leader
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in lean manufacturing as a continuous improvement leader, lean lead, black belt, green belt, or similar role
• Proven experience as Kaizen Facilitator
• Experience in driving manufacturing transformation projects as a Project Lead
• Advanced knowledge and the ability to teach VSM, 5S, 5Why, TPM, Standard Work, Process Mapping, Kanban, Types of Waste & Waste Reduction, Visual Management, Lean line Manufacturing, DMAIC cycles
• Competent in Lean Six Sigma (minimum on Green Belt level)

Who you are

You are a strong networker and influencer and have the ability to be an “ambassador of change”. You are a hands-on, energetic person who spends time on the shop floor working to engage & sustain employees in a Lean culture. Demonstrated ability to lead and effectively communicate at all levels from the shop floor to senior management. Your leadership skills are excellent, and you thrive in training and presentations. You can shift priorities and manage time in a fast-paced environment.

What’s in It for You

We offer an inspiring and challenging position in an open, friendly, and international environment. You will be part of a team that works together in an agile and entrepreneurial way to develop business and create value for our colleagues and customers. Your work will have a true impact on cleantech and Alfa Laval’s future success. Join us, and you will have the opportunity to:
• Be a key player in a transformative industry
• Work in a dynamic and innovative environment
• Grow professionally and personally with a global leader in clean energy solutions

For more information about the position, contact

Ekaterina Akulina, Factory Manager, [email protected]

Arianna Garcia, Talent Acquisition Partner, [email protected]

For union information, contact

Johan Ranhög, Akademikerna, +46 46 2891664

Bror Garcia Lantz, Union, +46708477026

Johnny Hultén, IF Metall, +46 709366517

Candidates will be reviewed on a continuous basis. Unsolicited applications will not be accepted.

We care about diversity, inclusion, and equity in our recruitment processes. We also believe behavioral traits can provide important insights into a candidate's fit to a role. To help us achieve this we apply Pymetrics assessments, and upon application you may be invited to play the assessment games.

Lund Sweden


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