Manager Manufacturing Excellence


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

EY’s Supply Chain & Operations (SC&O) practice supports clients across different domains: Supply Chain, Procurement, Service Excellence and (Digital) Manufacturing. In this role as Manufacturing Excellence Manager, your main focus will be operational excellence transformation for Manufacturing & Warehousing. Additionally you have the flexibility to work in the other domains.

In our Manufacturing Excellence domain we help leading companies with optimizing their manufacturing and warehousing operations processes. This ranges from organization-wide operating model re-design and restructuring, to plant, department and process improvements, as well as implementing digital transformation journeys for (shop floor) operations. We look at processes, systems, organization and performance management, while also taking behaviour and leadership into account. Total Productive Management (TPM) and Lean principles and philosophy play an important role. Projects typically consist of an analysis and advice phase followed by the implementation of the recommendations.

Your key responsibilities

As a Manager Manufacturing Excellence, your role will be to lead and initiate projects within the context of the client programs. You will lead the implementation teams and manage the stakeholders within the client organization. Our activities are always focused on adding value to the customers business. Drawing on your knowledge, skills and experience, you will start to build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers. In addition, you will also develop project proposals and provide thought leadership for the domains you’re focused on You will play an active role within the SC&O team and be responsible for the development of your team members.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Minimum of 8 years of work experience in industry or consultancy, within the field of manufacturing/warehousing operational excellence transformation. You have a passion for Manufacturing and enjoy driving for improvements.
  • A Master's degree in the field of operations management or a technical/engineering discipline.
  • Fluent in English and Dutch.
  • You are open to working abroad.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with data analytics in an industrial context is an advantage, as well as experience with industrial automation software solutions.
  • Fluency in one or more of the following languages: French, Spanish, Italian or Polish

What we look for

We are looking for that top performer who can lead Manufacturing & Warehousing Excellence projects and program independently. Successful candidates will have the following skills:

  • You have a proven ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams and build trustful relations with a range of business stakeholdersand internal team members
  • Excellent analytical capabilities
  • Strong communication, influencing and people skills
  • Result-driven, with the ability to be pragmatic in execution of projects and conceptual thinking

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. At EY, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:

  • Continuous learning: Join in the steep learning curve and improve your skillset and earn management responsibilities
  • Acknowledgement: Receive constructive support, coaching and feedback as a part of our Leadership & Development process on a regular basis; feedback of counselors and planning of personal and professional development goals
  • International experiences: Become part of international projects through our global network and work along multicultural teams
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: EY is committed to being an inclusive employer. We work in an environment in which 'equality in diversity' is anchored in policy. We believe that this diversity leads to better team results

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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An (online) assessment and a pre employment screening are part of the application procedure.

Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.

Vacature informatie

Bedrijf: EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

Opleidingsniveau: WO


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