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Job ID : 1097143 Date Updated : March 5th, 2021
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Lean Leader - Asia

Hiring Company Baker Hughes (Dresser Japan)
Location Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku
Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience

Job Description

As a Lean Leader - Asia, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing and mentoring a cross-functional team in a global-matrix environment to ensure quality and a safe environment
  • Understanding the strategy deployment to translate the transformational vision into specific site goals and priorities, linking lean initiatives to business KPIs.
  • Using value stream analysis to focus and drive improvement at plant level as identified per strategy deployment.
  • Going to Gemba and facilitate significant/transformative Kaizen events to implement standardized process utilizing lean tools and processes.
  • Drive the continuous improvement culture by leading and demonstrating knowledge through hands-on application of tools.
  • Advancing organizational maturity and buying in of lean by broadly increasing leader and employee participation in Gemba and Kaizen.
  • Deploy the 7 pillars of Lean, viz, Strategy Deployment, Transformation Planning, 5S, Creating Continuous Flow, Making Material Flow, Standard Work and Visual Management/ MDI.
  • Applying Lean methodology to ensure efficiency and quality expectations are met.


*Salary is very open to negotiation.

*Can be based in Tokyo or Kariwa.


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General Requirements

Minimum Experience Level Over 10 years
Career Level Mid Career
Minimum English Level Business Level
Minimum Japanese Level Native
Minimum Education Level Bachelor's Degree
Visa Status Permission to work in Japan required

Required Skills

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have Bachelor’s Degree in a technical or business field from an accredited college or university.
  • Have minimum 5-7 years of experience in lean leadership roles or equivalent enterprise level lean transformation experience.
  • Have a good working knowledge of Quality tools, lean concepts and root cause analysis.
  • Be a practitioner of lean tools and practices: VSM, Kaizen, 5S, standard work, continuous flow, material flow and visual management.
  • Possess track record of successful lean process improvement demonstrated by considerable KPI improvement.
  • Have a lean certification (mandatory) or/and have vast experience and knowledge in the Toyota Production System.
  • Be willing to travel when needed (60% travel).
  • Act as an Influential, energetic, and enthusiastic leader, with the drive, ambition and resilience to make things happen and deliver outstanding performance.
  • SMED and/or autonomous maintenance a plus but not necessary.
  • Have good command in English and Japanese Language at business level.
  • Practical application of lean at best in class continuous improvement companies; e.g., Pentair, Toyota Danaher, UTC, John Deere etc.

Job Location

  • Tokyo - 23 Wards, Chuo-ku
  • Toei Oedo Line, Kachidoki Station

Work conditions

Job Type Permanent Full-time
Salary Negotiable, based on experience
Hiring Company Information

Baker Hughes Company

Lean Leader - Asia - 1097143

Company Details

Company Type Large Company (more than 300 employees) - International Company

Company Description

We are the leading energy technology company. We design, manufacture and service transformative technologies to help take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. We harness the power of engineering, data, and science to redefine what's possible.

We are global
But we're local too. With operations in more than 120 countries we work in partnership with our customers, wherever they are, to deliver better outcomes. We are proud that our people and our businesses are part of the fabric of the communities in which they work.