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Business Process Improvement (BPI) Lead – GBS EMEA

Krakow (City), Lesser Poland, Poland

Job ID : J000619838

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At Aptiv, we know that the only clear path forward for the software-defined vehicles of the future is through smarter, more flexible factories, supported by a more dynamic logistics network. Join our Manufacturing team and help us drive lean and continuous improvement practices.

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  • Quick-thinking
  • Solution-Driven
  • Team player

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“Why do I work at Aptiv? For me, it’s simple. No other company allows you to be part of the entire core process, from quotation to business phase-out. This is the biggest advantage of working at Aptiv. Challenges come often, but they help you gain experience and grow.”

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Job Description

As the Business Process Improvement Expert – GBS EMEA, you will play a key role in Aptiv's Global Business Services (GBS) team working with visibility and support from Senior Stakeholder level. You will need to challenge the status quo by being the Subject Matter Expert & evangelist for Lean & BPI.  Based at our Krakow site, you will coach and support the EMEA GBS leaders and teams as we deploy Aptiv’s Lean 2.0 operating model and build modern, robust business processes.

Your success will be measured against the impact BPI activities have on GBS’s business plan results.  

What your role will look like…

  • Be the Regional BPI Expert for GBS EMEA.  Support the Krakow & Dublin based EMEA leadership team to ensure that Lean culture and continuous process improvement is completely embedded in how we run GBS

  • Train, coach & facilitate lean and process improvement activities across all the EMEA GBS teams (PTP, OTC, RTR, MDM)

  • Support & coach teams to run their own Kaizens and pragmatically resolve problems

  • Personally run and own 2-3 cross-functional Kaizens at a time to resolve high-impact problems

  • Co-ordinate with GBS Automations team, GBS process owners and GBS Service Delivery teams to create an efficient & effective environment for deploying BPIs

  • Report weekly on EMEA BPI activities & targets

  • Manage suggestion schemes and planned Kaizens to ensure that there are sufficient opportunities in the pipeline to deliver on GBS’s Lean and business plan targets

  • Coach each GBS EMEA leader and assist them to embed Lean & continuous process improvement culture into their teams

  • Align with the GBS regional experts in North America and Asia Pacific and outsourcing providers to ensure consistent BPI practises across all GBS activities

  • Co-ordinate with Aptiv’s operational excellence team and Aptiv’s community of Lean experts and drive end-to-end, customer focused lean processes

  • Other duties as required

What you’ll have:

  • Lean Six Sigma Black-Belt qualification or equivalent

  • 5+ years’ experience deploying BPI programs, ideally in an office environment

  • A burning passion for BPI culture, driven by personal experiences

  • A Bachelor or Master Degree

What you’ll need:

  • Be Client Facing: Build relationships & communicate efficiently with all levels of the business

  • Be Collaborate: Roll up your sleeves and support the wider team

  • Be a Leader: Coach & guide others to embed Lean as the way of working

  • Be innovative: Challenge us to think outside the box, creating solutions which will enhance our transformation

  • Be Passionate: Have a passion for BPI

  • Be influential: Enthuse colleagues in BPI

  • Be Confident: Work with multiple levels of the organization and have a belief in 'walking the talk'

  • Be Mobile: Ability to travel , mainly within the assigned region, but also globally


Get a list of benefits such as private health care, child fund, life insurance, Employee Pension Plan (+ 3,5% on each gross salary), trainings, sports activities Multisport card, etc.

Join us:

  • Help us advance mobility, save lives and improve our planet

  • See effects of your work in showrooms of almost every car seller

  • Learn new technologies thanks to the collaboration with our customers’ technical centers

Some see differences. We see perspectives that make us stronger.

Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

Some see technology. We see a way to make connections.

At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 180,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

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