For more than 200 years, the Stölzle glass group has been manufacturing high-quality packaging glass for pharmaceutical products, perfumery and cosmetics, as well as small glass for food and beverages. In addition to numerous standard glasses, Stölzle offers innovative and design-oriented packaging solutions for exclusive customer projects.


For our plant in the Czech Republic, Heřmanova Huť, we are looking for:


Continuous improvement manager



  • Target of this position:


Implementation and development of a Continuous Improvement Culture and Process within the organization.

Identification and analysis of improvement opportunities by using the lean manufacturing (z.B. Kanban, Value Flow Stream, SMED, TPM) and Six Sigma (DMAIC) methodology.

Lead CI projects targeting cost savings, increase of efficiency, reduction of failure and complaint rate, waste generation etc.

Ensure customer focused continuous improvement plans and projects are effectively tracked and accomplished with the use of relevant CI tools.



  • Responsibilities and key aspects of activity:



CI Projects Management

Identify and analyse improvement opportunities.

Lead CI Improvement Projects targeting cost savings, increase of efficiency, reduction of failure and complaint rate, waste generation etc.

Use Lean and CI Tools and methodology during projects implementation.

Training and coaching the organization on the use CI and Six Sigma Tools

Responsible for the CI and Six Sigma Tool selection and priorisation according to group guidelines

Preparation of CI and Six Sigma Training for the employees on all levels


  • Requirements to job holder:



Minimum secondary education (advantage of higher education), (Preferrably Industrial, Chemical or Mechanical)

Theoretical knowledge and practical application of Six Sigma Methodology and CI Tools (SMED, 5S, TPM etc.)

Project Management Education (Certification preffered)

English (skill level C1 preffered)

Minimum 3 years experience in a similar role

Very good office knowledge (PP, Excel)

Good Moderation and Presentation skills

Be able to convice top management and motive shop floor for CI projects

Be able to interact with people from different cultures and organizational hierarchy

Be able to work well in teams and lead them

Analytical thinking and ability to understand complex problems

Indepented and well structured way of working


  • What we offer:



Work in a perspective and stable company with a long tradition

Financial evaluation according to practice and experience

25 days of holiday

Corporate benefits – annual bonus ,13th salary, recruitment allowance, meal vouchers, transport allowance and other benefits