Director Group Continuous Improvement (M/W)
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Your Opportunity

“Do you have a passion for Quality & Continous Improvement ?” Why not consider joining our Quality & CI team! The Group Continuous Improvement director is an highly strategic role instrumental in raising quality & CI standards and improving the customer experience of some of the best-known brands in the world. This transversal position involves working together across functions and offers a high level of exposure among leaders. The role reports to the Vice President of Group Quality & Continuous Improvement.

Your Mission


  • Your mission will be to oversee and drive continuous improvement initiatives within the organization. This role plays a crucial part in enhancing efficiency, reducing waste, and improving overall performance across departments and processes.
  • You will define and implement, in collaboration with the other functions, the continuous improvement strategies and programs. This role focuses on optimizing processes, enhancing quality, reducing costs, and driving a culture of continuous improvement.
  • The Group Continuous Improvement Director plays a critical role in fostering a culture of continuous improvement, which can lead to enhanced competitiveness, increased customer satisfaction, and improved financial performance for the organization or group of companies.


  • Develop and align the continuous improvement strategy with the organization's overall goals and objectives
  • Collaborate with other senior leaders to ensure buy-in and commitment to continuous improvement initiatives
  • Facilitate continuous improvement initiatives and ensure that teams are empowered to make improvements
  • Analyse data and identify opportunities for improvement, implementing solutions to drive process efficiencies and reduce waste
  • Define and develop academies for Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Supervise and support continuous improvement action plan definition and implementation for each function, securing consistency of expected results at Group level.
  • Lead or facilitate root cause analysis activities to identify the underlying causes of problems and implement corrective actions
  • Consolidate and summarise data, alert and escalate any blocking points
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging employees at all levels to participate
  • Collaborate with quality assurance teams to ensure that process changes maintain or enhance product/service quality
  • Support implementation of best practices and standards for quality management
  • Support definition, update and guarantee the accessibility of Quality & CI KPIs
  • Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging trends, and new methodologies in continuous improvement
  • Encourage ongoing professional development for self and the team


Your Profile

Language & background

  • English mandatory                              
  • French/Italian is a plus
  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Engineering/Mechanical Engineering/IT.
  • Technical background with knowledge of our products (for internal candidates)


  • Quality Management knowhow
  • Quality and CI methodologies knowhow
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, Total Quality Management (TQM), TPM (Total Productive Maintenance) and other quality/CI methodologies
  • Project management skills
  • Good technical understanding
  • Data analysis and KPI management
  • Experience in process design
  • Structured, process-oriented work approach                             
  • Leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels including GLT meetings             
  • Result-oriented                       
  • Pro-active attitude (ability to monitor progress and address issues ahead of time)                       
  • Ability to influence and negotiate at different levels
  • Ability to work independently and lead cross-functional teams

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