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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Lean Production System

Country/Region:  PT

Vila Nova de Cerveira, 16, PT, 7920-011

Req ID 65245 Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal

We are looking for a new colleague as Lean Production System in Vila Nova de Cerveira, Portugal


Main accountabilities, responsibilities and deliverables


•  Supports ZF Production System activities at production centers (implementation and application of Lean principles);

•  Responsible for leading/supporting OP preparation of CIS activities, and all management of CIS projects;

•  Facilitates/leads/coordinates workshops and trainings;

•  Lead continuous improvement activities, tips process;

•  Supports the plant in the implementation of digitalization projects, lessons learned;

•  Responsible for training all employees in the tools and methods for implementing ZF PS;

•  Reporting of Lean management related indicators (OEE, TEEP, SS, CIS,...);


Required skills and experience / main competencies


•  Graduates in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Management or similar (with knowledge in Lean tools, Kaisen methodologies, 6 Sigma);

•  Experience in the industrial environment

•  Experience in Lean methodologies (preferred)

•  Mandatory fluency in English




•  Training 6 Sigma

•  Finance knowledge for non-financial

•  Trainer Training Certificate

•  Computer knowledge: Word processing and spreadsheet, SAP, Power-bi

•  Travel readiness


Why you should choose ZF?

•   You will work in a varied, innovative work environment, in an International team;
•   Full of challenges and high-level professional activities;
•   Competitive compensation and benefits;
•   Continuous learning opportunities;
•   Flexible working hours.





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Ana Rita Pereira Martins

What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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