Vacature | Lean Six Sigma Manager | Gent

For an active player in the automotive industry, we are looking for a driven and enthousiastic Six Sigma Manager, who is able to drive the Continuous Improvement (CI) Strategy for the plant in Ghent. In this role you will report to the Continuous Improvement Leader.


  • Act as a change agent by driving the change and implementing CI processes, while using and improving existing methodologies; eliminating waste and creating value.
  • Promote lean practices by educating the organization in the use of lean principles.
  • Use lean tools (i.e. value stream mapping, Kaizen, 5S, TPM, SMED, Standardized work, Gemba walks, root cause problem solving, scrum, etc.) to identify and develop solutions that drive operational excellence.
  • Provide great leadership by mentoring self-steering teams in the use of lean tools, ensuring transfer of knowledge, and creating a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Coach, train, guide, empower, and mentor our shop floor colleagues, team leaders and supervisors in problem solving and CI techniques.
  • Assist in designing new procedures and methods for operational processes.
  • Lead and support projects from idea till execution and follow-up phase.
  • Coordinate internal assessments and external audits in cooperation with the local Leadership Team.


  • Master degree, preferably Engineering or equal by experience
  • You have proven leadership skills with the ability to coach and lead teams at all levels of the organization
  • You have at least 3-5 years of demonstrable experience in operations.
  • You have hands-on experience using Operational Excellence and CI methods (LEAN, TPM, Six Sigma, 5S, AM, etc.).
  • You have a good knowledge of 6 Sigma tools – 6 Sigma Black Belt is an advantage
  • You are an energetic self-starter with excellent organizational skills in planning and organizing
  • You have a can-do attitude and are highly flexible
  • You are able to work in a fast-paced, results-oriented, and continually changing environment.
  • You have a very good knowledge of Dutch and English.


  • A competitive salary followed by a wide range of extralegal advantages (depending on contract type and preference)
  • Being able to work for a stable and established player in the consultancy world (more than 25 years) in the world of consultancy
  • A work environment with a focus on everyone's strengths and their development

Are you interested in this opportunity? Send your resume to and we will be in touch soon!


Process Operator
Management (Manager/Leidinggevende)
Regio Gent
Vast / Tijdelijk

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