GLOBAL WCM CO-PILLAR LEADER WORKPLACE ORGANIZATION (WO) AND LOGISTICS & CUSTOMER SERVICE (LCS)

Ariston Group is a global leader in sustainable solutions for hot water and space heating, components and burners. In 2021 the Group reported almost 2 billion euro revenues. Ariston Group has about 8,000 employees, representative offices in 43 countries, 25 production sites and 26 research and development centers in 5 continents. Ariston Group is listed on Euronext Milan since November 2021. Ariston Group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of renewable and high efficiency solutions, such as heat pumps, water heating heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems. The Group offers a full range of products, solutions and services mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates under iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Chromagen, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

In your role as GLOBAL WCM CO-PILLAR LEADER WO & LCS within the WCM Central Team, you will be in charge of driving the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program in Ariston Group (launched in 2011) for the 2 WCM pillars Workplace Organization (WO) and Logistics & Customer Service (LCS) across all plants, with the aim of concretely improve plants’ performances through the WCM approach and ensure full sustainability of results. You will report to the Global Pillar Leader WO & LCS.

 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Support the Global Pillar Leader in leading the application and continuous development of the WCM program in Ariston Group for the WO and LCS Pillars.
  • Support the Plant Pillar Leaders of WO and LCS in achieving performance targets.
  • Actively contribute to the identified improvement projects in the domain of WO and LCS with an “hands-on” approach.
  • Drive knowledge sharing selecting best practices and growing central standards.
  • Collaborate with local industrial engineering, central industrial engineering to frontload issues and suggest best practices for the pillar of reference.
  • Promote WCM mind-set within Ariston Group.

 

As our ideal candidate your skills-set includes:


Know-how

  • Concretely deploy and apply the WCM methodology for the WO and LCS Pillars in manufacturing plants to drive continuous improvements.
  • 7+ years of experience in production, industrial engineering, or logistics and has been part of the WCM program ideally as the WCM Pillar leader of WO and/or LCS in manufacturing plant and/or in WCM or Central Engineering team.
  • Mid to extensive technical background with regards to production and assembly line design in mid/high volumes environment, Time & Method studies, cycle time studies, ergonomics, line balancing and line feeding strategies/techniques.
  • Distinctive knowledge together with real experience on WCM methodology (and ideally also Lean, Six Sigma and TPM), in particular for the 2 pillars of Workplace Organization and Logistics and Customer Service.
  • Basic knowledge across the Supply Chain and Operations domain.
  • Mastering of key tools for data analysis.
  • Autocad, MTM and experience in Digital Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills in Italian and English, both written and oral.

 

Personal Skills 

  • Pragmatic and entrepreneurial spirit, proactive, can-do attitude, bias for action.
  • Strong rigor & distinctive problem solving attitude. Forward thinking.
  • Ability to work in team and to engage and mobilize cross-functional teams.
  • Ability also to understand implications beyond the Operations domain.
     

The role requires travelling mainly Italy and Europe, occasionally in APAC and North America.

 

Location: Milan or Marche Region, Italy

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Ariston Group is a global leader in sustainable solutions for hot water and space heating, components and burners. In 2021 the Group reported almost 2 billion euro revenues. Ariston Group has about 8,000 employees, representative offices in 43 countries, 25 production sites and 26 research and development centers in 5 continents. Ariston Group is listed on Euronext Milan since November 2021. Ariston Group demonstrates its commitment to sustainability through the development of renewable and high efficiency solutions, such as heat pumps, water heating heat pump, hybrid solutions and solar thermal systems. The Group also stands out for its continuous investment in technological innovation, digitalization and advanced connectivity systems. The Group offers a full range of products, solutions and services mainly under the global brands Ariston and ELCO, and operates under iconic local brands such as Calorex, NTI, HTP, Chaffoteaux, ATAG, Chromagen, Racold as well as Thermowatt and Ecoflam in the component and burner business.

 

 

In your role as GLOBAL WCM CO-PILLAR LEADER WO & LCS within the WCM Central Team, you will be in charge of driving the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program in Ariston Group (launched in 2011) for the 2 WCM pillars Workplace Organization (WO) and Logistics & Customer Service (LCS) across all plants, with the aim of concretely improve plants’ performances through the WCM approach and ensure full sustainability of results. You will report to the Global Pillar Leader WO & LCS.

 

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Support the Global Pillar Leader in leading the application and continuous development of the WCM program in Ariston Group for the WO and LCS Pillars.
  • Support the Plant Pillar Leaders of WO and LCS in achieving performance targets.
  • Actively contribute to the identified improvement projects in the domain of WO and LCS with an “hands-on” approach.
  • Drive knowledge sharing selecting best practices and growing central standards.
  • Collaborate with local industrial engineering, central industrial engineering to frontload issues and suggest best practices for the pillar of reference.
  • Promote WCM mind-set within Ariston Group.

 

As our ideal candidate your skills-set includes:


Know-how

  • Concretely deploy and apply the WCM methodology for the WO and LCS Pillars in manufacturing plants to drive continuous improvements.
  • 7+ years of experience in production, industrial engineering, or logistics and has been part of the WCM program ideally as the WCM Pillar leader of WO and/or LCS in manufacturing plant and/or in WCM or Central Engineering team.
  • Mid to extensive technical background with regards to production and assembly line design in mid/high volumes environment, Time & Method studies, cycle time studies, ergonomics, line balancing and line feeding strategies/techniques.
  • Distinctive knowledge together with real experience on WCM methodology (and ideally also Lean, Six Sigma and TPM), in particular for the 2 pillars of Workplace Organization and Logistics and Customer Service.
  • Basic knowledge across the Supply Chain and Operations domain.
  • Mastering of key tools for data analysis.
  • Autocad, MTM and experience in Digital Manufacturing is a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills in Italian and English, both written and oral.

 

Personal Skills 

  • Pragmatic and entrepreneurial spirit, proactive, can-do attitude, bias for action.
  • Strong rigor & distinctive problem solving attitude. Forward thinking.
  • Ability to work in team and to engage and mobilize cross-functional teams.
  • Ability also to understand implications beyond the Operations domain.
     

The role requires travelling mainly Italy and Europe, occasionally in APAC and North America.

 

Location: Milan or Marche Region, Italy

 

 

We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all people, by offering a work environment accessible, welcoming and inclusive in compliance with legal obligations.

Location: 

Fabriano, IT, 60044

Posting Date:  Nov 4, 2022