The Agrifirm Group delivers products and services to customers within the agricultural sector, both in the Netherlands and abroad. With a turnover of approximately 2.4 billion and around 3.400 passionate employees the Agrifirm Group is one of the top leading companies in the agribusiness. More information about Agrifirm is visible on our corporate website www.agrifirm.com. Within the Agrifirm Group we are continuously looking for opportunities for improvement. Continuous improvement is the main goal of our Business Excellence program. Lean Six Sigma is the method we use and which gives structure to these improvement processes.
To growth purposes, we are looking for an experienced and passionate:
Operational Excellence Consultant
Within Agrifirm this job is called Black Belt.
The job of Black Belt:
The purpose of the Black Belt is to contribute to the business objectives of Agrifirm Group through embedding continuous improvement processes and optimizing business processes. The Black Belt, in close cooperation with the business, is responsible for the entire process and identify, set up and implement improvement projects in order to realize tangible business results. The Black Belt is responsible for project management and implementation of changes within the organization, coupled with the associated change management. Providing training to groups to create support and to increase process improvement capabilities is part of the job. The variety of processes, dynamic work environment and the combination of project management and change management enables you to develop yourself as a Black Belt within Agrifirm Group.
Both projects in the Netherlands as abroad will be addressed by the Black Belt. Frequently travelling is part of the job. However, you will be operating mainly from our Head office in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. The Black Belt within Agrifirm Group is part of the Business Excellence team. This team consists out of 4 Black Belts, managed by the manager Business Excellence. In cooperation with the business and the Business Excellence program management goals will be established per project. They will be reported on Group level to the Executive Committee.
What are we looking for a Operational Excellence Consultant:
As our new Black Belt we are looking for candidates who have:
- University level;
- Minimum of five years demonstrable leadership experience and project managent experience;
- 5 years relevant working experience as a Consultant in the field of Operational Excellence;
- Change management skills;
- Affinity with information systems;
- Be able to act as sparring partner with well-developed communication skills;
- English language at advanced level.
- Furthermore the following competences are helpfull to succeed as a Black Belt within Agrifirm Group:
- Focus on Results
- Planning and organizing
- Customer Focus
- Flexible behavior
- Team player
- Analyzing problems
- Organization Sensitivity
What does Agrifirm Group offer?
- A dynamic job in an ambitious and growing company;
- A market-based benefits package;
- Excellent secondary benefits;
- Excellent training opportunities.
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For information about the job you can contact Rudy Hectors, manager Business Excellence at + 31-627007033
For information about the application procedure, please contact Gert Jan Nagel, Manager Recruitment at + 31-612965711
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