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Philips Continuous Improvement Expert in Lodz, Poland


In this role, you have the opportunity to drive performance improvement in a wide range of business areas within Philips. Depending on the type of assignment, the Continuous Improvement Expert will adopt a number of different roles, including guide, coach, analyst, trainer or change manager. In all situations, the Continuous Improvement Expert challenges and leads by example.

You are responsible for

  • Delivering impactful results tied to Business priorities through the application of Lean methodologies, along with sustainable behavioral change to ensure long term competitive advantage

  • Driving and executing business strategies and improvement projects by working with key stakeholders from various internal partners

  • Providing training and coaching as required by the internal partner organizations

  • Coaching team members and management on the consistent Lean behaviors

  • Deploying Daily Management and Problem Solving according to the Philips standard with the aim to drive business performance, building on the experience gained with GBS.

You are a part of

the Continuous Improvement as a Service (CIaaS) team within the Global Business Services organization in Łódź. You will report to the GBS Functional Services Leader for Continuous Improvement. The CIaaS team provides Continuous Improvement support to both internal GBS teams as well as to non-GBS teams within Philips, with the intent to improve processes and ultimately provide more value to our customers.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business or Engineering required with at least 10 years relevant working experience with Continuous Improvement (Lean and/or Six Sigma) within large/complex organizations or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering required with at least 15 years relevant working experience with Continuous Improvement (Lean and/or Six Sigma) within large/complex organizations

  • Proficient in speaking and writing Business English

  • Passionate about Lean and Continuous Improvement

  • Possess the ability to influence, inspire and enthuse others

  • Able to self-reflect and willing to constantly learn

  • Capable of connecting to others at multiple levels of the organization, from Team Members on the work floor to Executive Managers

  • Able to work in a challenging, constantly changing international environment

  • Extensive training & coaching experience

  • Project Management skills

  • Change Management skills

In return, we offer you

The unique combination of a critical and challenging role and a creative and empowering office environment. You will be actively encouraged to make improvements, establish best in class service and have a direct impact on the success of Philips on a daily basis.

  • Annual bonus based on performance achieved

  • Private medical care with option to extend it to family members

  • Benefit System cards

  • Discount for Philips’ products

  • Language courses

  • Relocation package applicable for people moving in from outside of Łódź region

  • Promotion of healthy lifestyle in the office (fruits twice / week in the office, gym, massage chairs, various events

Why should you join Philips Global Business Service?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways. Learn more by watching this video.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.