Cooper Standard is a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry. Products include sealing, fuel and brake delivery and fluid transfer systems. Cooper Standard employs approximately 24,000 people globally and operates in 21 countries around the world.

Continuous Improvement Manager

Your responsibilities

• Ensure continual improvement of manufacturing and support processes through lean manufacturing methods
• Implementation of lean management methods; 6S, TPM, QCO, VSM, VM, Kaizen, standardized work, eight waste elimination, error proofing , material flow
• Coordination of projects related to the optimization of production and supporting processes
• Monitoring the effectiveness of savings projects through defined KPIs, proposing cost optimization
• Coordination of KAIZEN projects
• Initiating and conducting Kaizen workshops
• Providing staff training in the field of continuous improvement, disseminating the LEAN ideology
• Increasing the capacity of processes and machines
• Supporting operational processes, close cooperation with all departments in the organization
• Cooperation with Lean Specialists from other Cooper Standard plants

Your profile

• Technical college or university
• Minimum 5 years of production experience (preferably in a similar position in the automotive industry)
• Good knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodology
• Very good command of English (spoken and written)
• Experience in implementing Lean tools
• Excellent communication skills
• Time flexibility
• Excellent organizational and document management skills
• Mobility, having a driving license

We offer

Team oriented work in a dynamic international company and a package of company benefits (flexible working hours, pension contribution, company canteen, 5 weeks of holiday)

Informace o pozici

Cooper-Standard Automotive Česká republika s.r.o.
Jamská 2191/33, Žďár nad Sázavou – Žďár nad Sázavou 1
Required education: University
Required languages: English (Intermediate)
Benefits: Bonuses, Cell phone, Above-standard medical care, Notebook, Contributions to the pension / life insurance, Flexible start/end of working hours, Transport allowance, Holidays 5 weeks, Educational courses, training, Company catering
Listed in: Quality and quality control, Manufacturing and industry
Employment form
Employment form: Full-time work
Contract duration
Contract duration: Limited (temporary)
Employment contract
Employment contract: employment contract
Employer type: Employer

Cooper-Standard Automotive Česká republika s.r.o.
+420 601 333 506; +420 601 090 521