Global Lean OpEx Manager (m/f/d)


We are a leading international supplier of heavy current technology with locations in Germany, Europe, Asia and the USA. With a total of around 2,900 employees, we develop and manufacture oil distribution, cast-resin and power transformers, special equipment and compact stations. Our customer base includes power supply and industrial companies, switchgear manufacturers as well as power generators in the conventional but also in the regenerative sector.


For our plant in Regensburg we are looking for a Global Lean OpEx Manager (m/f/d) as soon as possible.

Tasks and area of responsibility

Perform lean factory assessments, identify gaps, and support the implementation of the associated plans in a structured and systematic manner

  •  Professional and technical coordination and advice on operational excellence solutions (best practice exchange, lean management, smart manufacturing, etc.)

  • Analysis of complex process flows to identify and raise the potential for improvement

  • Implementation and support of pilot phases and ramp-ups for operational excellence initiatives

  • Close cooperation with the OPEX and Quality colleagues in all our 14 individual plants

  • Regular (monthly) reporting on projects, measures, and results

  • Consolidation of all best practice concepts and ensuring the corresponding communication

  • Leading or collaborating on projects within the scope of the assigned area of responsibility

  • Group-wide advice and support for project members and executives in OPEX and Lean

  • Guidance of assigned project employees and project teams

  • Leading Group Lean Six Sigma Training and Expert Development Programs

  • Coach and mentor Junior OpEx and Quality employees

Your Profile

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Electro / Mechanical Engineering, we are open to other technical studies

  • Graduate or Post Graduate studies in Industrial Engineering, Operations, Quality / Lean / Six Sigma (preferred)

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (preferred)

  • Knowledge and experience with transformers manufacturing processes (preferred) and smart manufacturing technology

  • Successful experience in managing teams and major improvement projects with excellent facilitation skills

  • Solid technical/ Quality/ Process background, combined with project management and continuous improvement experience

  • Experience in dealing with international teams and local organizations on different sites

  • Excellent communication skills to get people to buy in and lead without authority

  • Strong analytical and systemic problem-solving skills

  • Proactiveness and anticipation

  • Structured and self-organized

  • Strong results-orientation

  • Fluent in written and spoken English, German valuable.

  • Willingness to travel internationally ( about 30%/ year)

We offer:

As an internationally active SSG Group, we work with passion and enthusiasm to ensure a secure energy supply worldwide. Our short decision-making paths help us to be closely involved in the success of the company. In doing so, we never lose sight of the people - together we ensure the sustainable growth of our company.

What's waiting for you when you start with us in the Group, for example:

  • 30 vacation days & special leave

  • Pension scheme

  • Flexible working hours

  • Home office possible (20-30% of working time)

  • Personal development opportunities

  • Excellent health management (1st Regensburg company with DQS Gold certificate)

  • Bicycle and IT hardware leasing

  • Owner-managed company canteen

  • Free drinks

  • Parking spaces on site


Come join our team at SSG and work with us to ensure a sustainable energy supply worldwide!

We are waiting for your application - with excitement!

Mehr zum Job

Beschäftigungsart Festanstellung
Arbeitszeit Vollzeit
Keywords Operations Manager (m/w/d)
Arbeitsort Ohmstraße 10, 93055 Regensburg


Starkstrom-Gerätebau GmbH

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Frau Julia Schmitt-Maier

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