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Lean Production Team leader

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
13 May, 2020

Job Description

My client seeks a Lean Production Team leader, fluent in German and English to join their digitalised manufacturing business. As a world leader in their production industry, the successful Lean Production Team Leader will bring their industrial / automation / robotics background to help further enhance the lean methodology instilled in the business. With a strong process driven background you will enhance the focus and optimise opportunities to enhance productivity levels within your site. People management is essential in this role and will suit a leader with a desire to develop the team around them.


Lean Production Team leader, Schaffhausen, Switzerland


Located in Schaffhausen, the Lean Production Team Leader will be responsible for developing both operational and Strategic processes related to production, assembly and inventory management – ultimately leading to a stronger, digitalised approach. You will bring your continuous improvement methodologies to increase efficiencies within the operations team and their impact on the wider, global organisation. With fluency in German and English, you will communicate, coach and train your team to oversee long term success in this progressive role


For the Lean Production Team Leader we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets: 

  • Degree educated within a technical discipline: Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • c.10 years experience in an Automated / Robotic environment leading lean projects
  • Experience of leading production teams towards enhanced KPI objectives
  • Six Sigma certifications are an advantage
  • Previously identified, led and successfully concluded operational process enhancements to maximise output
  • Leadership and people management experience is essential - ideally within a change management program
  • Fluent in German AND English is a must
  • Be proactive in promoting Health and Safety in the working environment


If you are interested in applying for this Lean Production Team Leader role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call John Byrne in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007.