Global Process Implementation & Kaizen Responsible
Full Time
Hangzhou Plant, China

Functional area

R&D Food Preparation

Job Catalogue

Development Support

Generic Job Description Name

Process Implementation & Kaizen Responsible


· Drive the proposal and implementation of common processes part of the GR&D Food Preparation Management System

· Enable cross regional and cross functional practices identification, use and continuous improvement

· Ensure implementation and compliancy of his/her organization towards ISO 9001/14001 standards

· Identify and support Kaizen-Continuous improvement initiatives


Key responsibilities

· Ensure constant improvement of R&D processes and their IT tools, including EPM deliverables and Product-Lifecycle-Management-Systems (PLM)

· Lead projects aiming to implement common & global business processes within GR&D Food Preparation

· Support the R&D organization in governing and improving the Global IQ&EMS (Integrated Quality & Environmental Management System)

· Coordinate & run in his/her region the internal audits connected to the Global IQ&EMS

· Spread best practices cross the team

· Monitoring our project management quality with EPM Scorecard where is applicable

· Auditing Checkpoints and Technical Design Previews where is applicable

· Ensure alignment and standardization of PLM / CAD - software across GR&D Food Preparation or regions

· Promote and inspire a Kaizen mindset in R&D organization

· Identify a potential leverage of Kaizen activities cross-team (Kaizen monitoring by a scorecard)

· Optional Responsibilities:

- Driving and maintain a continuous review of R&D Excellence definitions and activities

- Secure central initiatives fit to GR&D cooking business requirements

- Precision in launch

Job Description

Minimum Qualification

Key functional qualifications


· Degree in science disciplines or engineering

· Project management

· ISO 9001 & 14001 standards

· Internal auditor

Generic qualifications

· Ability to work in international teams

· Ability to think outside the box

· Influencing

· Ability to work in a matrix organization

· Creative and Open Minded

· Willing to look for continuous improvement

· Taking initiatives pro-actively

· Good analytical ability to support the business pro-actively

· Team oriented with strong internal and external communication skills

· English language