The Cross Border Solutions Business Unit (CBS) is the business unit of PostNL which provides international delivery solutions to businesses worldwide. CBS makes it easy for people and businesses to communicate and trade across international boundaries. It aims to become the most respected service provider by supporting the cross border e-commerce market through creative and innovative distribution solutions. It holds 13 offices worldwide, and with 1,200 employees it serves over 190 countries. The Central Management Team and supporting departments like IT, HR, Finance, Strategy & Development, Network & Operations, Customer Operations and IRD are located at PostNL's Head Office sites in The Hague and Hoofddorp (the Netherlands).The goal of Network & Operations is to monitor, design and execute all activities needed to process and transport international postal and parcel products for PostNL and Spring to realize customer expectations within set service and cost levels. Being part of the complex international supply chain is facilitates the strategic goals of CBS trough create insight in the supply chain for a customer perspective and continues improving handling and transport solutions, with specific focus of quality, flexibility and predictability.The Network & Operations department consists of four pillars, the operational sites (in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Schiphol, Belgium and in the UK), International Transport department, Network Support and Supply Chain Management.The main goal of the Network Support department is to support the network and operations by realizing process improvements and implementing new products or customers. The challenge is to improve quality within (traditional) mail and parcel processes, to keep costs under control, but also support growth in e-commerce by being creative and flexible. The Lean Black Belt reports to the Manager Network Support.Job DescriptionAs a Lean Black Belt you are responsible for improving the results of CBS, by managing and implementing Lean improvement projects following the PostNL Lean methodology.You are the Lean specialist within CBS operations and pro-actively initiate, develop and implement the Lean Maturity Programmes within our operational locations. You promote Lean culture within Network & Operations, but also at other departments of CBS.You will coordinate a team of Lean experts and align the proposals for Lean projects with the vision and strategy set out by the CBS CMT. You will deliver Lean expertise and coach line-management and project managers on all aspects of Lean. You will have the following knowledge and experience:Responsible for guaranteeing and securing the lean culture within CBSPromoting the use of Lean knowledge and expertise within CBS and driving it to the next levelOrganise Lean training and education programmes to increase the Lean footprint within CBSGuide and assist our Green Belt population in content and processesStart-up and manage E2E lean projects, working together with all departments in the chain.Job RequirementsUniversity degreeMinimum 5 years work experience in a similar roleLean Black Belt degreeExcellent knowledge of English, written and verbal and preferably another European languageExtended experience as a Project leader and experience with implementation of lean trajectoriesStrong networking, adaptation and relationship building skillsExcellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills from operational to management levelStrong analytical knowledge with business/chain management knowledgeTeam player (experience in managing and motivating (project-) employees)Future oriented, embracing change mentalityPositive Behaviour and creativeCompetences: connect, trust, realise, solve and entrepreneurship.Salary and BenefitsCompetitive salary based on experience and seniority: €3760-€5325A challenging position in an international and dynamic working environment with development/career opportunitiesExcellent secondary terms of employment as set out in our CLAContact UsWil je graag meer informatie over de vacature of sollicitatieprocedure? Neem dan contact op met Nicole Vermaas, PostNL Professional Recruitment via telefoonnummer 06 22 876468.Een pre-employment screening kan onderdeel uitmaken van de procedure.Solliciteren graag via de solliciteer/apply buttons. Sollicitaties via de e-mail kunnen we helaas niet in behandeling nemen. Acquisitie naar aanleiding van deze vacature wordt niet op prijs gesteld. Dt geldt zowel voor W&S- interim-, als detacheringbureaus.