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The World Class Manufacturing Manager effectively manages the World Class Manufacturing (WCM) program within Saint-Gobain Gypsum & Mortars Operations. Based on direct leadership and collaborative efforts with plant leadership team, this role is aimed at providing process implementation support using Continuous Improvement principles & WCM tools. She/he reports to the Industrial Operations Director and will lead the overall WCM program under the guidance of a Global WCM Champion.

Essential duties
  • develop a WCM Master plan according to sites' manufacturing strategy to ensure appropriate progress is being made against KPI’s and Site and Pillar Route Maps;
  • train, coach direct Performance Site Team, Black Belts and Green Belts, project teams in various WCM topics methodologies;
  • develop policies, procedures and best practices to enhance the WCM program.

Main responsibilities:

  • align World Class Manufacturing initiative and project objectives to business strategy, and prioritize Continuous Improvement initiatives and activities per plant strategy;
  • act as change agent to implement the WCM methodology throughout the organization;
  • assist plants in the identification and prioritization of cost deployment projects, to assure each plant has a healthy project pipeline & aligned cost reduction program;
  • partner with WCM leaders at the sites to develop, install and monitor a business process management system, including measurement tracking, reporting of implementation progress;
  • offer technical expertise and guidance in project review, leadership and coordination to major improvement projects;
  • develop and/or customize training materials for classroom & factory floor settings;
  • collaborate effectively with company Central Teams, other WCM / Performance Improvement leaders, external consultants, and training organizations;
  • regularly communicate progress of plant goals to all department employees and adjust team expectations to meet plant performance needs
  • ensure open communication throughout all levels of the organization.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, science, industrial management, or related technical discipline;
  • 3 – 5 years manufacturing experience with at least 1 year TPM experience or World-Class principles and practices.


  • Multi Green Belt, subject matter expertise in the various principles and practices of WCM:
    • focused improvement/practical problem solving;
    • TPM (Autonomous Maintenance, Professional Maintenance, Early Equipment Management);
    • quality and process control;
    • other continuous improvement principles (e.g. Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, etc.).
  • The job highly demands:
    • strong facilitation skills and overall ability to share and inspire others and drive a continuous improvement culture;
    • strong teamwork and experience with people management and leadership;
    • experience coaching and delivering training at all levels of an organization;
    • project management skills.
  • good understanding of operations strategy and organization of operations or plant organization;
  • demonstrated success in organizing & executing complex projects;
  • experience in process engineering or technical project development, material flows, finished goods delivery, plant design, and safe work practices.

Send your application to

  • Cluj-Napoca

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