Junior Operational Excellence Specialist (m/f/d)


Hamburg, DE

Job Family:  Supply & Logistics
Country/Region:  Germany

Junior Operational Excellence Specialist (m/f/d)


We are searching for a Junior Operational Excellence Specialist, to support developing, implementing, and improving our Operational Excellence. This position is part of the local Operational Excellence team, based in our Distribution Centre EDC, Hamburg, reporting directly to the Operational Excellence Manager.


Your Responsibilities

  • Drive and manage Excellence Organization within the EDC in alignment with EDC Management and Global Distribution Lean Management 
  • Ensure state of the art performance data management, especially quality related KPIs
  • Maintain and develop quality management system in EDC in alignment with Global Distribution Quality Management 
  • Lead and coordinate continuous improvement following the lean and quality principles by example
  • Ensure the compliance with national and company quality requirements
  • Implement adequate Lean / Six Sigma working principles and methods
  • Optimize cost and ensure cost competitiveness compared to third parties
  • Ensure the compliance with national and company Health & Safety


About You

  • Sound experience in quality control
  • Preferred experiences with safety standard
  • Significant experience in training employees 
  • Relevant degree
  • Preferred experience in managing people
  • Expertise in lean management / Six sigma 
  • Fluent command of German and English in speaking and writing
  • Good communication skills, including mastering state-of-the art presentation tools
  • Proven records of continual professional development
  • Cross-cultural skills


What we can offer You

  • Flexible working hours, Mon-Fri
  • International work environment
  • Opportunity to use and develop foreign languages in daily work
  • Internal trainings
  • Benefits: Public Transport, Insurance, EGYM, Fruit & Drinks, Bonus


Voices from the Team
Dennis, what are you doing in Operational Excellence? - “Operational excellence plays a pivotal role in advancing the distribution centers in the North region of our global distribution network. On our mission, we rely on established methods such as Quality Management, Lean Management, Six Sigma, and agile Project Management. In our dynamic and highly motivated team, we place a strong emphasis on personal development and actively encourage the professional growth of our team members. This includes taking on crucial project responsibilities and gaining valuable practical experience, even for our working student.”

Interested in the job or would like further information?
Please contact our People & Culture department (Timo Kraska, DETIKR@coloplast.com) for further information.
Timo will be happy to answer your questions.


Pursuing an ambitious growth agenda, Coloplast develops and markets products and services that make life easier for people with intimate healthcare needs. Employing about 16.000 people and with products available in more than 143 countries, we are one of the world´s leading medical device companies. We are constantly growing our business and always looking for new ways to move forward – we explore, learn and look for new ways of doing things.


Coloplast is committed to being an inclusive organization, where people bring their differences to work each day, fulfil their potential and have a strong sense of belonging because – and not despite – of their differences. We therefore encourage all qualified candidates to apply regardless of gender, age, race, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religious belief or physical ability.


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