Head of Operational Excellence (m/f/d)

Leoben, AT

Feb 4, 2024

Be part of our team!

AT&S, a world leading high-tech PCB & IC substrates company, industrialises leading-edge technologies for automotive, aerospace, industrial, medical, consumer electronics and communication networks. We are looking for talent eager to shape the future of our interconnected world. With plants in Austria, China, India, Korea, Malaysia and sales offices around the globe, we offer excellent career opportunities for creators, innovators and enablers with the drive to make a difference. To enhance our successful Business & Operational Excellence Team at the Headquarters in Leoben (Austria), we are looking for a passionate


Head of Operational Excellence (m/f/d)


We are looking for a professional with in-depth knowledge in lean management and a passion for driving improvement. In this newly created role, you will be responsible for managing and supporting all business and operational excellence project activities. 


Your Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for the Group Operational Excellence department activities
  • Develop the Operational Excellence department in line with the Business & Operational Excellence strategy 
  • Definition and continuous improvement of the set standards
  • Ensure that Operational Excellence tools are implemented globally according to the AT&S standards and continuously improve them
  • Execute and support all strategic Operational Excellence activities and projects
  • Implementation of Operational Excellence digital tools (e.g. digital twin, smart solutions...)
  • Operational Excellence training for Experts and Managers
  • Coaching of Experts and Managers
  • Ensuring (cross-BU) best-practice sharing
  • Striving for "high-performance organization"


Your Profile

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in lean manufacturing and operational excellence and proven success in working across varied disciplines and at all hierarchical levels to achieve ambitious targets
  • Certified Lean Manufacturing Expert  
  • Ideal 3+ years of experience in the PCB, semiconductor or comparable electronic industry
  • Project management skills and good knowledge of engineering methods
  • Excellent policy deployment (Hoshin Kanri) competence
  • Strong competences in Value Stream Management and Shop Floor Management
  • Willingness to travel and work within an international team


Our Offer

  • Personal and professional growth opportunities in a multinational, dynamic company
  • Chance to actively contribute to AT&S´ success and to create value
  • A secure position with long-term career perspective in an internationally expanding environment
  • A wide range of tasks in an innovative and performance-oriented environment
  • Attractive and competitive compensation package


Ready for a new challenge to advance your career? It´s just a click to apply online. We look forward to your application and your detailed resume. Your AT&S Team!


AT&S is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are dedicated to empowering people to reach their potential by fostering their unique talents and strengths. The employment is in accordance with the collective salary and wage agreement for employees of the electrical and electronics industry, employment group H (https://www.feei.at/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/minimum-salaries-white-collar-workers-2023.pdf). Our attractive compensation package is based on market-oriented salaries, take individual qualifications and experience into consideration and is therefore significantly above the stated minimum salary.