country Kaizen promotion officer

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

Main goals of the job:
​We are looking for a professional, who acts as coach, mentor and peer to managers, management team and department heads of all functions and levels as well to all employees to support them in executing the routine to deploy our holistic Teknos Kaizen System.


Daily tasks and responsibilities

  • ​Maintaining and developing continuous improvement culture in Teknos Russia
  • (Indirect) leadership for all leaders of all functions and department heads as well as all employees from a Kaizen knowledge point of view
  • Developing, training and coaching future and current site employees within the region as well as all levels of managers
  • Developing ways to share best practices across the region and network with other KPOs
  • Moderating/facilitating Kaizens and events to teach and realize results
  • Supporting regional and local training facilitation efforts
  • Participating in Kaizen meetings of the Kaizen Focus Group
  • Carring out Kaizen related cross audits in other factories
  • Planning, organizing, coordinating and monitoring of the Teknos Kaizen System deployment
  • Reporting activities, Kaizen benefits and costs to Group
  • Participating in Group trainings and meetings
  • Reporting to Managing Director and working out country strategic kaizen targets
  • Other improvement related tasks and systematic problem-solving skills in Teknos Russia


  • Minimum 2 years’ experience related with Kaizen Business System embedding in industrial environment preferably within chemical or process industry, supported by university education
  • Lean Management/ Kaizen background / certification
  • Project management background / certification
  • Change management knowledge
  • Ability to work independently & conduct a value stream mapping
  • Well-developed project management skills and ability to manage people with supportive approach
  • An energetic, positive attitude - the spotlight is where the person feels comfortable
  • Fluent English and Russian
  • Travel readiness to other Teknos countries


In Teknos you will also have:

Meaningful job: We are proud of what we do. Our work highlights the expertise of our personnel, the high quality of our products and the company's values

Inspired and motivated teams: We have a highly skilled workforce. We are a multi-faceted, international organization that works as a team to achieve our shared objectives

Development opportunities: With us you can build up your expertise. We provide opportunities to support your development throughout every stage of your career

Responsibility for people and environment: Our ethical principles embrace people as well as the environment. We are always striving to build a sustainable future

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