Operational Excellence Engineer (H/F)

04_Professionals (technical)

Together, we move the world—we’ve been doing it for over 100 years. At MAHLE, as a leading international development partner and supplier to the automotive industry, we pursue the objective of making mobility more efficient, more environmentally friendly, more convenient, and more economical. As part of our dual strategy, we are working both on the intelligent combustion engine for the use of hydrogen and other nonfossil fuels and on technologies for fuel cells and e-mobility. 

With more than 72,000 employees, MAHLE generated sales of approximately EUR 9.8 billion in 2019 and is represented in over 30 countries with 160 locations, including 12 major research and development centers. Join our MAHLE team! #StrongerTogether

Your role & responsibilities

  • Responsible for the proper application of 5S rules and HSE performance in their industry and business.
    Regarding continuous improvement:

  • Pilot and report the performance indicators “PPI” and “IPCO Technical” of the performance lift in line with the budgetary objectives set.

  • Is force of proposal of improvement.

  • Documents and presents its continuous improvement projects to the Directorate.

  • Defend investment budgets (CAPEX) for the realization of future improvement projects before the budgetary period.

  • Deploys continuous improvement (CIP) and problem solving (PS) tools.

  • Provides support to operational teams for technical analyses.

  • Is «PPI Sprint supporter» or «PPI Sprint Leader» on other Mahle sites.

  • Guarantor of the deployment of Lean Manufacturing (standardized work, SMED, etc.).

  • Participates in the industrialization of new projects (cardboard mapping…).

  • Initiates mindset change and innovation operations by influencing all levels of the company, to overcome resistance, find innovative ideas and concretize them with the implementation of improvements.

  • Has a special focus on energy saving (electricity, gas and air).
    For MPS:

  • Informs and supports the various departments in understanding and implementing MPS procedures and tools.

  • Prepares and implements all actions necessary for the success of internal and external MPS audits on site.

  • Ensures dissemination and understanding of MPS novelties.


Your skills & strengths:

  • Level: Bac + 2 with experience or Bac + 5 (engineer (e) operational excellence, lean) with experience in the automotive sector desired.

  • Languages: French and English (min. B1, good). Please submit your application in English

  • Proficiency in operational excellence tools and methodologies (SMED, Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, 5S…).

  • Proficiency in problem solving methods (QCQM…).

  • Mastery of computer tools (Pack office, Gantt).


See what we can offer you!

  • Gaining experience and the opportunity to cooperate with professionals
  • Employment based on an employment contract in a stable company
  • Training providing the opportunity to improve qualifications in various areas and foreign language courses



Facts about the job

Niveau d'entrée:  Recrutements expérimentés
Domaine de responsabilité:  Gestion de la qualité

Seboncourt, FR

Entité légale: 

Closing date for applications
Don't waste any time, apply while the position is online.



Your future at MAHLE

As a team player and someone who thinks ahead, you can deploy all your skills with us. In cooperation with colleagues from different countries and areas, you contribute in designing the mobility of the future. When selecting MAHLE, you choose trend-setting technologies and strategies. Are you interested in working with us and developing efficient and environmentally-friendly solutions, optimising existing products, and turning innovative ideas into reality? Then MAHLE is the right address for you.

Shape the future with us.

Our employee reviews

Our awards