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Meadwestvaco Corporation

MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, tobacco, and home and garden industries worldwide. The company's Packaging Resources segment produces bleached paperboard, Coated Natural Kraft paperboard, and corrugated packaging products. Its Consumer Solutions segment designs and produces multi-pack cartons and packaging systems primarily for the beverage take-home and tobacco markets. This segment also offers injection-molde... Read More

Address      501 South 5th Street Richmond, VA 23219-0501 United States
Website      www.meadwestvaco.com/
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European Lean Practitioner

MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Consumer & Office Products, Specialty Chemicals, and the Community Development and Land Management Group.

We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications (Dosepak®, and Shellpak® packaging) and their busy schedules (AT-A-GLANCE® and Day Runner®). We help people take care of their homes and gardens (Mixor® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities (Evotherm® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.

With about 17,500 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Posting Description    
As a leading supplier of design and packaging to some of the most exciting names in the world’s consumer industries, MWV is a dynamic and growing enterprise. Our footprint in Europe consists of over 16 production sites focusing on manufacturing of innovative primary and secondary packaging solutions.
 
In order to improve the capabilities of our European Operations to foster a continuous improvement environment we are looking for an experienced and dedicated Lean Professional for the role of:
 
European Lean Practitioner (m/f)
Lean Plant Implementation Manager
 
How will you impact MWV business?
You will support the MWV business in Europe to achieve operational improvements by introducing Lean methodology and will help to sustain the ongoing performance after successful project implementation. The Project Leadership involved in your new function includes identifying opportunities, defining and financially justifying projects, launching and managing effective teams, using good project management practices and successfully delivering the project through implementation.  You will also facilitate to change the mindsets and behaviours across the business, influencing key stakeholders, working hands-on on project execution and overcoming obstacles. In this wide-ranging and busy role, you will be part of our core European Operational Excellence team, making a real change to the way we operate within the business today and in the future. Covering sites across the Western European Theatre (Netherlands, Germany, Spain, France, UK), you will have the opportunity to gain a unique insight into the business.
 
What do you need to succeed?
You should be of graduate calibre and bring an absolute passion for lean manufacturing, waste reduction and the continuous improvement of all processes. Your lean enthusiasm should be backed-up by strong practical experience in lean manufacturing – gained ideally in internationally operating manufacturing business. Furthermore you should have excellent interpersonal skills to be able to lead multi-functional teams, and to work with employees at all levels across our business in Europe. Your talent to work coordinating daily activity along with planning and executing future strategy in a busy and/or complex environment as well your willingness to travel intensively across Europe – up to 80% of the time should round off you profile.  
 
If you’re a results-focused professional who possess the appropriate level of skills, maturity, commitment and experience, this is your opportunity to drive our company – and your career – forward. Send in your application today!
Country    Switzerland
State/Province    Geneva
City    Geneva
Req Type    Exempt
Job Type    Full Time

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