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Head of Operational Excellence (f/m/d)

Leoben, Styria, AT

Sep 22, 2022

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AT&S is a leading manufacturer of high-end printed circuit boards and IC substrates that industrialises leading-edge technologies in core business segments of Mobile Devices & Substrates, Automotive, Industrial and Medical. The company currently employs over 12,500 people globally across our production facilities in Austria (Leoben, Fehring) and plants in India (Nanjangud), China (Shanghai, Chongqing) and Korea (Ansan near Seoul). Continual international expansion has also resulted in the development of a new high-end production facility for IC Substrates that is currently being built in Kulim, Malaysia. For further information, please visit 


Head of Operational Excellence (f/m/d)


We are looking for an experienced and professional Head of Operational Excellence with strong leadership skills to lead the overall responsibility of the Operational Excellence department and all business process excellence activities globally.


Your Responsibilities


  • Develop the Operational Excellence department in line with the Business & Operational Excellence strategy 
  • Develop and implement the AT&S production system (Lean, Six Sigma & Factory Physics) and ensure the continuous improvement of set standards
  • Implement Operational Excellence digital tools (e.g. digital twin, smart scheduling)
  • Train and coach experts and managers to ensure best-practice sharing across Business Units


Your Profile


  • 5+ years of experience as Head of Operational Excellence or Head of Industrial Engineer
  • 3+ years of experience in the PCB, semiconductor or comparable electronic industry
  • University degree (Uni/FH) in industrial engineering, industrial management, or economics (BWL)
  • Policy Deployment (Hoshin Kanri) competence
  • Strong competences in Value Stream Management and Shop Floor Management 
  • Project Management and Engineering methods
  • Strong English skills (additional language is a plus)
  • Willingness to travel 


Our Offer


  • Personal and professional growth opportunities in a multinational, dynamic growth company
  • Chance to actively contribute to AT&S' success in terms of quality and to shape our relationship level
  • Opportunity to deal with a variety of global customers and a multicultural team
  • Attractive and competitive compensation package


If you are looking for a new challenging task please send us your application. It´s just a click to apply online and we are looking forward to it.


Our salary packages are competitive and take individual qualifications and experience into consideration. In accordance with the Austrian collective labour agreement, we advise you that the minimum gross annual salary for this role is 90.000,- Euro.