Our client is a global first-tier supplier to the automotive industry. Thanks to its vast capabilities, our client, commands foremost positions in the product and component segments air supply, emission control and pumps as well as in the development, manufacture and aftermarket supply of pistons, engine blocks, and plain bearings.


For our client, we are looking for a Global Head of Problem Solving (m/f) with experience preferably within a Mechatronics organization, as well as strong communication skills and training competencies.

  • Development of Problem Solving system, methods, tools and training material
  • Method training and coaching for Problem Solving projects (Shainin or TNSFT method)
  • Implementation of a new organization (Problem Solving)
  • Organization, leading and conducting of Problem Solving projects in Mechatronics Organization
  • Introduction of structured solutions
  • Conception of solution concepts
  • Preparation, facilitation, execution and post-processing of Problem Solving workshops
  • Management and project lead of CoC Problem Solving
  • Subject matter expert for Problem Solving
  • Support / coaching of Problem Solving projects
  • Active communication and reporting about PS implementation status
  • Active participation and development of the BE network
  • Participation at the development of the Mechatronics BE strategy
  • Worldwide PS implementation

  • Finished engineering degree preferred in mechanical engineering or production technologies (min. Bachelor)
  • Education in the areas Problem Solving (Shainin or TNSFT) and certification min. as a
  • Shainin Journeyman, preferred as Shainin Master
  • 2 years unique experience in the automotive industry
  • 5 years’ experience in production with a focus on Problem Solving
  • Education in the areas Lean Management, Six Sigma (Black Belt)
  • Facilitation of workshops, project management knowledge, comprehensive project experiences
  • Hands on mentality
  • Process orientation
  • Highly able to work under pressure, focused on targets, good conflict resolution and powerful in the implementation
  • IT-knowledge (MS-Office, Minitab)
  • Fluent English, knowledge of a second language is desirable
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