Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of process technologies, automation and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries. We aim to become the global champion in serving our customers.

Valmet's strong technology offering includes pulp mills, tissue, board and paper production lines, as well as power plants for bioenergy production. Our advanced services and automation solutions improve the reliability and performance of our customers' processes and enhance the effective utilization of raw materials and energy.

Valmet's net sales in 2017 were approximately EUR 3.2 billion. Our more than 12,000 professionals around the world work close to our customers and are committed to moving our customers' performance forward - every day. Valmet's head office is in Espoo, Finland and its shares are listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki.

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Lean Manager

Business line: Paper
Country: China
Location: Shanghai
Job description: • Develop LEAN culture for SHA Production by consulting, training and education
• Lead and drive whole SHA Production key improvement activates to move forward
• Conduct dedicated Kaizen project to reduce the quality cost and improve the productivities by applying best Lean methodology practices and tools for optimization of existing business process
• Initial and drive delivery process development with lean spirit and method, in the purpose to improve working flow efficiency and eliminate possible wastes
• Support to define company level operation strategy and KPIs
• Work together with operation excellence in the selection, prioritization and deployment of lean projects, and conduct regular project reviews to ensure expected progress achievement
• Develop, coordinate, collect, and report lean system related metrics and projects
• Support new ERP system implementation in a manner to ensure the ERP process set up can good support production planning
• Support SHA production process mapping to the new ERP system operations, in line with PAP China operation processes

-Others
• Understands and strictly follows Company’s Rules, Regulations, Policies, Instructions and Procedure to avoid unnecessary conflicts and to reach expected behavior and job performance.
• Defines and/or explains clear work procedure and instructions for subordinates and also supervises subordinates closely to ensure their strict following.
Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree, good interpersonal and communication skills
• At least five years in Lean experience with three years ’management experience.
• Concrete lean knowledge (policy deployment, VSM/VSD, structure problem solving and Jidoka etc.) is required
• ERP and production planning experience
• Experience working in an industry environment preferred
• Proactive and diligent work attitude, willing to work under pressure and overtime.
• Ability to identify issues, take initiative and solve problems independently.
• Have awareness of ISO9001, 14001 & OHSAS18001
• Good written and oral communication skills in English and Chinese
Additional information: Contact Person responsible for this position:lijun.gao@valmet.com

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