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Process Improvement specialist/Industrial Engineer


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Metro International Human Resources PLC


Koka, OR, Ethiopia 


Engineering, Manufacturing

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Job Description:

Our client is a multinational organzation operating in 90 countires and want to hire a talented Process improvemnt engineer.
Support the Implementation of the East Africa Process Improvement Programme in line with the Business Strategies in order to extract the maximum Value from the Supply Chain. Participates in Improvement initiatives that form part of the programme.
Actively participates and animates Process improvements initiatives at local level.
Champions positive change by obtain buy-in and support from the shop floor for the delivery of task related to the Improvement Initiatives.
Organise and coach shop floor resources to implement in the most efficient way the improvement initiatives.
Actively participates in the implementation of the initiatives
Promotes the development of LEAN / 6σ and culture
Bring experience in the field of World Class Manufacturing (WCM) tools and techniques
Transfer WCM tools and techniques into the organisation
Develops and implements new solutions with production teams including measurements/KPIs to monitor progress
Ensure proper follow-up and reporting of the improvement actions via adequate communication means.
Personify the service orientation and value addition culture required for the optimum efficiency of PPT
Promote the underlying purpose of PPT of achieving scalability and sustainability by developing process driven operations.
Permanently educates shop floor teams to the culture of continuous improvement, standardisation and sustainability.
Supportive to regional improvements including standardization and sharing
Work closely with the site and local leadership in identifying and recovering opportunities
- training local focus teams on methodologies and simple project management skills
-Help local businesses build business cases to support requests for resources

Job Requirements:

Critical Knowledge:
• Bachelor Degree in Engineering, preferably Industrial Engineering
• World Class Manufacturing Techniques and Tools (Kaison,6σ, LEAN, SMED, 5S, …)
• Experience in agricultural engineering or manufacturing process and system design
• Mechanical engineering and design capabilities positive if possible

Critical Skills to be developed as part of the role:
• Change Management Skills (Syngenta Change Wheel)
• Influencing Skills
• Project Management Skills
• Effective Communication / Presentation Skills
• Analytical Skills
• Active Listening
• Engineering Processes & Systems

Critical Experience:
• 3 year Technical/Production/Maintenance
• English fluently (+ local language) written / verbal

Degree in Industrial Engineering with 3 years of Kaizen or process improvement expereince is preferable.

How To Apply:

Please send your cv to
or call 0911797226

Company Info
Metro International Human Resources PLC
Addis Ababa, AA, Ethiopia

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