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Senior Continuous Improvement Manager – EMEA Business Service Center

Budapest, Hungary


Job Description

Eaton's Corporate Division has an opening for :
Senior Continuous Improvement  Manager – EMEA Business Service Center
Location: Budapest
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Lead the Operational Excellence initiative including Continuous Improvement, Lean and Six Sigma, within Business Services and Administrative locations for  Corporate, Electrical and Industrial areas in the EMEA BSC.  The role will be responsible to establish performance metrics, set objectives and execute Continuous Improvement in all areas of the site, drive functional competency improvement  and nurture cultural change through deployment of change management techniques.
The role is responsible for ensuring CI is developed further and applied in all business areas and functions within the EMEA BSC which will impact all our businesses across the region as the biggest EMEA Office location in Budapest.
Ensure customer satisfaction is enhanced through the application of Lean/CI initiatives and the development/ deployment of robust standardized & sustainable processes throughout. The incumbent will work with all process owners, OPEX experts and business leaders to ensure that all CI process changes are approved by them, prior to implementation.
Essential Functions:
  • Lead the continuous improvement function for Business Services Center and all Industrial, Electrical,, Corporate areas at the site and driving functions to establish a culture of continuous improvement and to drive for gained efficiencies 5% then 10% YoY.
  • Lead the CI team and organization (team of 3) at the EMEA BSC which is the biggest purely office location in the EMEA region.
  • Establish and lead working teams to execute CI initiatives utilizing EBS and lean tools: develop and deploy standardized processes, establish performance metrics, develop and deploy standard work / policies, develop and or provide process training, develop and deploy tools and templates, help develop processes to support transition.
  • Support the transition of processes ensuring lean principles have been established prior to, and where necessary upon, the movement of the process.  Ensure KPI and performance measurements are taken at point of transition. Measure business impact KPIs and value.
  • Lead and support the facilitation of a training/ program on all elements of the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF), Six Sigma and Lean tools. Ensure that tools, resources and instructional materials are developed, updated as necessary and maintained to meet ongoing needs in order for local leaders to become independent in performing their own lean/CI initiatives.  Establish and maintain a library of detailed standard work documentation for running kaizen workshops.
  • Leverage EBS tools, Continuous Improvement techniques, change management methodologies and best practices, coaching methodologies to identify issues, develop a solution, drive corrective actions, and measure results.  Capture lessons learned and provide to businesses. 
  • Partner with  leadership teams at site and in the region to develop plan and facilitate EBSPull process deployment to meet Eaton standard processes and business goals by leading the development and implementation of the sites EBS strategy, actions and cross-functional activities and influencing people in the organization to make the change.
  • Utilize EBS tools to eliminate waste while driving customer satisfaction, cost reduction, and improved efficiency performance. Responsible for sustaining the results achieved through follow-up reviews with the Business Leaders and Controllers, monthly reporting of bottom line cost savings in alignment with Controlling, Cost Out Database, Encore and white book as appropriate.
  • Building local organizational capability and deployment of Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF), including the monitoring of CIF deployment through a tracking tool.
  • Initiate and Coordinate with Business Services Centers CI forums globally to establish best and transferrable practices throughout the organization.  Ensure regular reviews are undertaken.
  • Lead SAM CI projects for best practicies in the office areas within the region and implement it at SSC level
Are you?
A professional with a problem solving mindset to adapt and drive improvements in process, tools, and organization; and with a focus on CI with experience in SSC/BSC – than please apply


  • Bachelor’s or MSc degree from an accredited institution
  • Six Sigma Black Belt
  • 8-10 years project management / Lean Six Sigma experience or equivalent
  • Deep knowledge of  process/system knowledge or SSC environment incl RPA, Automation methodologies and tools
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, Master of influencing and partner relationship management
What Eaton offers:
Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.
Learning & Development- We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University.
Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 060463