Lean Process Improvement Consultant (m/f/d)


Job Description

  • In this position you will be responsible for continuous improvement projects within the purchasing department in order to increase process efficiencies and reduce costs. You are able to define needs, identify improvements and implement these improvements.

Your Key Responsibilities are

  • Identify needs based on your own analyses and set up action plans
  • Initiate and facilitate process improvement teams, organize workshops, process mapping sessions and brainstorms sessions to share knowledge and improve performances
  • Lead improvement projects in order to increase process efficiencies and reduce costs
  • Ensure the management of changes, propose solutions to achieve objectives, provide training

Our Requirements are

  • Degree in science, engineering, business or management
  • LEAN (Six Sigma) at the Green-Belt level
  • Analytical mind with excellent data collection and analysis skills
  • Familiar with business management software (ERP, CRM etc.) and databases
  • Team player with the ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to communicate with all levels within the organization
  • Ability to influence decision-making as well as rigorous work-habits (safety- and quality driven while focused on productivity)
  • Good English and German verbal and written skills
  • Preference: 3-5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical field or another regulated field
  • Preference: knowledge of automation scripting (autoIT, MS Access, Excel VBA etc.)

We Offer

  • A responsible position in a fast growing and highly innovating organization
  • You will have the freedom and responsibility in creating new ideas
  • The company offers you long term engagement and many development possibilities
  • Shop Apotheke Europe has a flat hierarchy and the decision ways are short and quick

Your contact person is: Beate Krosch


Here’s what we need to process your application

Resume & references
Salary requirement
Possible entry date

Here’s how easy it is!

Email your complete application package to the contact listed in the job description. Remember to include your resume, relevant references, your salary expectation and earliest possible starting date.


If your skills match what we’re looking for, we will next invite you to a personal meeting so we can get to know each other a little better.


If we then have a positive impression of you – and you feel you would enjoy working with us – we will arrange a second meeting at the site where you would be based (Cologne, Venlo, Paris or Tongeren).



Your contact for any questions regarding your application or an unsolicited application in the area of Purchasing:

Beate Krosch