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Regional Process Excellence (PEX) Manager (North Africa & Levant)

Location-El Giza  ,Egypt (EG) 

Job ID -3116


Role and Responsibilities

  • This role is a key position dedicated towards Lean Transformation vertical, responsible for the delivery of three pillars of PEX program: Process Improvement, Continuous Improvement, and Capability Building across Aramex regions
  • It will play an important role in helping to foster a culture of sustainable change through the creation and embedding of Lean Six Sigma methodology, and the supporting PEX framework, to deliver strategic objective of operational efficiency & cost optimization

Job Description:

  • To drive the Lean Transformation Program aligned with PEX & management vision in North Africa region
  • Hands-on approach in driving Continuous Improvement & Transformation Projects
  • Strong experience in project management, automation and financial cost analysis
  • To deliver tangible and sustainable topline growth and/or bottom-line savings during the program through PEX teams in the region
  • Work closely with Central PEX teams in key geographies to enable PEX vision on the ground
  • Work with Country Managers to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost optimization
  • Through the application of Lean concepts, Kaizen events and key Six Sigma and/or Lean projects of varying size and scope, to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, reduce costs and maximize asset utilization.
  • Develop mechanisms and lead initiatives for culture development & change management within production and business processes (such as 5S, Visual Management, Daily Management Systems, Root Cause Analysis and Kaizen teams).
  • Provide ongoing support to multiple project teams. Communicates Process Excellence information/news to plant management, staff, and employees.
  • Hold an independent view on Process performance and support global plans for continuous improvement.
  • Support the evaluation of emerging digital improvement tools, systems and processes.
  • To complete post implementation reviews to ensure successful delivery has been achieved and to ensure that improvements can be made for future projects


Industry Experience:

  • Lean Six-Sigma or Transformation role in large organization is a must
  • Managed high potential teams with diversified skills and capabilities
  • Business experience in implementation of an ERP system or new disruptive technologies


Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelors degree a must, preferably Masters degree
  • 10+ years with a successful track record in driving Lean Process Improvement in multiple organizations
  • Lean Six-Sigma Black Belt or transformation/re-engineering background is a must


Desired Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be open to travel 50% of the time as per project needs in other regions
  • Experience in preparing and presenting recommendations to an audience of senior executives
  • Experience of hands-on implementation of continuous improvement programs and Lean solutions
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, including Project, Visio, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint


Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.

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