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Job Title:  Regional EOS Leader EMEA

Requisition ID:  10146

Arras Cedex, FR, 62033

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products. 

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Job Purpose

Establish, coordinate, and provide leadership for improvement projects and EOS* (EnerSys Operational System) implementation. These projects should be integrated with the region / departments (Sales, HR, IT, Finance, Legal, Engineering, Operations) Lean deployment efforts and meet the guidelines, criteria and metrics established by the business.

*EOS is the EnerSys in-house Lean deployment program launched in 2017, inspired by Toyota Production System and Danaher Business System.


  • Lead regional improvement projects and effectively coordinate these projects with the regional management teams. 
  • Project leadership includes identifying opportunities, defining and financially justifying projects, launching project teams, using good project management to perform team activities, leading teams to execute projects with the problem-solving methodology, tracking project status and results, removing and elevating project barriers, and developing team members. 
  • It is also critical to identify integration issues with other projects/processes and coordinate the improvements with the appropriate project/process owners to accomplish the project goals.
  • Deploy regionally the EnerSys Operational System (EOS), train and coach department managers and teams to the system.
  • Ensure 2-way open communication throughout the organization based on results.
  • Scope projects in support of the system and productivity.
  • Lead RIE’s to deliver target improvement (Rapid Improvement Event = Kaizen Event)
  • Provide global EOS and regional department managers with the results and recommend appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ensure projects are integrated with other business activities, improvement projects, and business strategy.
  • Keep global EOS and regional department managers informed of program status and ensure coordination of activities between other teams.  Also, this includes capturing project lessons learned that can be re-used for other projects.


  • Waste Elimination, 5S, MDI (Managing for Daily Improvement) and RCCM (Root Cause & Counter Measure) are the 4 foundations of any EOS implementation.
  • Strategy Deployment (X-Matrix) and VSA (Value Stream Analysis) are used to plan yearly EOS activities, RIE and A3 are the preferred execution options.
  • CCF (Creating Continuous Flow) using takt time, Heijunka, SIOP, …, is one of the EOS transformation paths.
  • Another one is MMF (Making Material Flow), with PFEP, milk run, crossdocking and some more.
  • Finally, MIF (Making Information Flow) including master data, ERP, EDI, Sales Force… is the third path to EOS.
  • EOS4.0 introducing paper to glass strategy, AR (Augmented Reality) and AI is the next must do.


Important requirements:

  • Ability to lead and direct an improvement team.  Must be a results-oriented “change agent" who is an effective business systems thinker.
  • Effectively communicate with all levels to maintain relationships and cooperation in pursuing the Business goals.  Must be able to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflicts to reach consensus around common goals.
  • Understand statistical analysis tools/methodology, project management, SAP, quality and basic financial principles and apply them to analyze the planned activities.


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