Lean Management Manager

About you


You are looking for an opportunity to work for a market leader and join a growing team. You are open minded; proactive, hands-on performance driven. You have experience leading a talented team. If the TPM/TQM /Six Sigma & Lean Management communication and implementation of these tools, target monitoring and reporting, and standardization of processes excite you, then you are welcome to join our Operation Excellence Team!


In addition, you have:


  • Minimum qualification: B.Tech with 10-15 years of relevant experience in TPM/TQM/Six Sigma/ Lean Management.
  • Having exposure of MS-Office will be additional advantage.
  • Fluency in writing and speaking English; every additional language will be considered an asset.
  • Strategic Thinking and Action, Result orientation, Innovation and Change, Leadership, Communication and Co-operation
  • Ability to identify and report areas of possible conflicts between RHIM strategy and market trends.


About the job


We are currently looking for a proactive, action-oriented and highly motivated Operation Excellence Leader to lead our Operation Excellence Team on a full-time basis. This position will be based at our Gurugram office. 


The Head of Operation Excellence is responsible for the communication and implementation of the global/regional strategy, planning, target monitoring, implementing, and reporting, the implementation of the Strategy system and a standardized operational excellence process.


Your tasks will include:

He/she will be responsible for deriving and implementing lean strategy, policies, standards, and guidelines and continuously initiating, supporting, and coaching cross-functional lean activities and structural optimizations. Activities include:


  1. Contribute to the creation and implementation of best practice Lean vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve operational performance.
  2. Contribute to new business initiatives and projects and review and communicate the impact on Lean activities.
  3. Driving and supporting all lean activities.
  4. Deploying standards and description of methods and processes and developing respective documentation.
  5. Analyzing processes or disruptions, identifying weak points, developing solutions, and supporting    


  1. Evaluating costs / benefits of the project and controlling measure implementation.
  2. Preparing, distributing, and training subject and method knowledge and sharing best practices.
  3. Participating in work groups / projects, and moderating meetings, workshops.
  4. Completing coaching programs for implementing change processes and activities effectively.
  5. Realizing subject knowledge in the calculation of investment decisions resp. implementation plans.
  6. Implementation of training activities and development programs for plant team members.
  7. Coordinate with Plant team for implementing Lean strategies and ensure proper implementation of the same.


General and Task Management


· Develop a robust continuous improvement strategy in partnership with the Management Team and key business stakeholders.

· Implement and support cultural change across the organization and drive business improvement.

· Provide project management, analytical and research skills, and expertise.

· Develop, deliver, and support delivery of business improvement change initiatives.

Develop and contribute towards improvement standards in line with best practice.

· Provide expertise, professional advice and guidance to the business in business improvement, drawing from proven industry practice and methodologies.

· Report on progress of projects, understanding the risks, dependencies, budgets, resourcing, issues, critical milestones and forthcoming pipeline, and actions necessary to ensure success.

· Define, develop and publish business improvement process documentation to reflect best practice

· Undertake business process analysis, statistical analysis for improvement projects and to support wider change.

· Lead, define and develop continuous improvement activities designed to improve performance, such as the planning and running of lean events.

· Produce written reports and make presentations.

· Perform root cause analysis and resolve problems.

· Identify business improvement opportunities within the Organisation.


Skills and Attributes:


· Excellent leadership and man- management skills

· Excellent interpersonal skills

· Ability to manage a variety of cross-functional team members.

· Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills

· Excellent organizational and follow-up skills

· Competent in problem solving, team building, planning and decision making.

· Commercially and financially aware


What we bring to the table


We are the acknowledged industry leader in innovative technology. Our company is defined by people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. We have a collaborative culture that cherishes ideas and determination to add value for our customers. Our leadership style encourages diversity, openness, fresh thinking and initiative. We are pragmatic, positive and optimistic.


As a much-valued employer:

  • We offer you a varied and challenging role within the world market leader that is driving positive change
  • We give you the opportunity to take part in shaping the future of the industry leader in innovative technology Empowerment to take responsibility and force your own career success
  • You will have the opportunity to learn, to lead and to build something new with colleagues from around the world
  • We attach importance to a respectful and cherishing environment with open decision-making processes
  • We promote direct communication, openness and collaboration with our award-winning and innovative employee app
  • Health Insurance for self +spouse + 2 kids+ dependent parents
  • Accident Insurance coverage 24/7 worldwide


Do you recognize yourself in this role?


Please apply online – we are looking forward to your application. Due to data privacy reasons applications via e-mail cannot be taken into consideration.


At RHI Magnesita everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply.  We evaluate applications based on required qualifications and regardless of gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, marital or partnership status. At RHI Magnesita we appreciate the value of diverse teams.


About RHI Magnesita


RHI Magnesita is the world leader supplier of high-grade refractory products, systems and services. With more than 14,000 employees across more than 40 countries and over € 3 billion in revenues we are the driving force of the refractory industry. But to deliver results for customers, that technology has to be put to work effectively. By people. That’s why we attach so much importance to our employees. Do you want to know more? Check out