We are looking for a driven, analytical, inspiring and team playing Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer (LEAN Green Belt)

We are looking for a driven, analytical, inspiring and team playing Continuous Improvement Engineer

Continuous Improvement Engineer (LEAN Green Belt)

We are looking for a driven, analytical, inspiring and team playing Continuous Improvement Engineer

You lead continuous improvement projects throughout the group focused on a.o. sales order cycle time reduction, reduction of change-over times and increase of run speed. Together with the site continuous improvement engineers you roll-out the Group Operational Excellence program. In addition, you support the ambition of OG Operations 2025 to combine reliability and responsiveness with efficiency.

What do we expect from you?

  • Bachelor- or Master degree in Mechanical-, Electrical- or Industrial Engineering (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of industry experience in improvement projects and/or management roles within manufacturing environment(s)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-moving and ambiguous environment
  • You are hands-on and are comfortable on the shop floor. You can easily connect with people and help people connect to each other. You transfer knowledge and experience in a comprehensible way and size problems to the level that people can handle them. You make people smile and feel proud of their accomplishments
  • You’ve got a proven track-record in delivering successful projects with tangible results across various departments
  • Knowledge of modern manufacturing, quality and safety procedures
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma. Preferably certified (theoretical and practical) Green Belt
  • Flexibility to travel within the Benelux
  • Excellent Dutch and English communication skills - both verbally & written

Optimum Group

Optimum Group (OG) is a leading Northern European labels platform offering a variety of labeling solutions.  We focus on the attractive small/medium-sized customer segment through its high-service offering with short lead times and high flexibility. We are active in a variety of end-markets with a leading position in the packaged food and retail sectors with well-invested state-of-the-art printing facilities focused on a variety of labels.

OG is headquartered in Breda (NL) and employs over 1,000 FTE. Production sites are located in The Netherlands (8), Belgium (1), Germany (3) and Denmark (4). Our ambition is to establish strong no.1 position in SME-market of self-adhesive labels and flexible packaging services of NW-Europe.

Do you want to be a part of our team? Let’s meet!

If you recognize yourself in this profile, please send your application to Sandra Kubicki (Senior HR Advisor), sandra.kubicki@optimumgroup.nl.


Do you have any questions about this position? You can contact Miriam van der Plaat, COO, on +31 (0) 61 058 67 46.

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