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Factory - Lean Manager - Linkou


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Linkou, Taiwan




>10 Senior



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To roll out Lean program in ASML Linkou factory which contains low-volume high-mix operations. To transform Linkou factory into a lean operation organization. Demonstrate Lean benefit in term of financial results.

Job Mission

Lead the culture change to a lean culture within Linkou factory towards sustainable improvement, aiming at an overall breakthrough on cost effectiveness and wastes elimination.

Job Description

You will be responsible to utilize/implement lean methods in Linkou factory operations and make business benefit visible, also act as a role model for Lean thinking.

You will provide support to the line organization through planning and execution, and provide follow-up on the deployment activities. You will provide the necessary training and coaching to employees, including leadership teams, and build up internal lean capabilities.


Bachelor/ Master Degree in Industrial Engineering


>8yrs lean deployment experience in Lean Manufacturing environment, has a generalunderstanding of technical topics.

Personal skills

•Successfully leading lean deployment experiences in a global enterprise.
•Hand-on experience of improvement projects, i.e. labor hour reduction, cycle time reduction, RequisitionLocal stream map.
•Good cohesion and communication skill
•A believer of Lean, kaizen, continuous improvement. A gemba-go-er
•Industrial Engineering Bachelor/ Master Degree with 8 yrs experience in Lean Manufacturing environment, has a general understanding of technical topics.
•English communication skill/ability is mandatory to link with headquarter LEAN program and Global LEAN Competence Center as well as promoting Linkou Factory.
•A passion for Continuous Improvement and exhibits a ‘there must be a better way, why don’t we try …’ mentality, can think outside the box;
•Familiar with Kaizen Institute Lean Model is a plus.
•Has the ability to use a range of different influencing techniques with good communication skill cover all organizational level (shop floor to management)
•Experienced in provide training, coaching and facilitate kinds of lean workshop.
•Delivers fact-based and well-structured messages in a range of different formats, e.g. presentation, written messages, teleconference call.
•Able to do Value stream mapping, facilitates kaizen events, voice of the customer-workshops, prepares RequisitionLocal stream analysis.
•Drives continuous improvement of standards, quality assurance of SOP’s.
•Good visual management knowledge and skill.
•Able to deal with resistance or challenge on lean RequisitionLocal when leading the culture change

Context of the position

ASML adopt Lean as the carrier toward operational excellence, the role of Lean manager is to lead the transforming Linkou factory into a lean operational excellence factory in terms of Quality, Delivery, Cost. Also to create a continuous improvement culture and visualize the financial benefits of doing Lean.