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Lean Manager

For our subsidiary in Shanghai, China, we are looking for a Lean Manager. As Lean Manager, you will be responsible for the overall management and execution of LEAN projects at customer side. You are an entrepreneur, manager, leader and business developer all in one. On a day to day basis you will manage a variety of work, which includes but not limited to

  • Communication with customers in China / Asia Pacific
  • Planning and implementation of LEAN projects
  • Definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Definition of tasks and required resources
  • Definition and management of the project team
  • Budget management
  • Allocation of project resources
  • Create schedule and project timeline
  • Track deliverables
  • Support and direct the project team
  • Lead LEAN workshops
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Present to stakeholders’ reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
  • Evaluate and assess result of project

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate for the position holds the following combination of qualifications and experiences

  • 8+ years in LEAN Management, Logistics Management or similar
  • Bachelor degree or master degree in mechanical engineering or similar
  • Project management qualification (PMP) or equivalent
  • Theoretical and practical project management knowledge
  • Proven knowledge of LEAN techniques and LEAN tools
  • Experience as a project manager
  • Experience in strategic planning, risk management and/or change management
  • Proficiency in project management software tools

Key competencies

Our Lean Managers have mastered the following key competencies

  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Excellent decision-making and leadership capabilities
  • Contract negotiation
  • Conflict resolution experience
  • Willingness to travel
  • Good communication skill
  • Adaptability
  • Good team player
  • Able to tolerate stress
  • Fluent in English and Chinese

Interested, or would like to know more?

If you feel convinced you are the right candidate for this position, please send us your motivation letter in English clearly describing your match to UNIQUE and the function and your resume outlining your experience, education and responsibilities to recruitment@unique-consulting.org.


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