The LEGO Group in Billund, Denmark is looking for a new director that thrives in a global leadership role where they will drive the transformation of processes and management systems.
As a member of the leadership team in Quality in Operations (QiO) you will be responsible for our Global Process & Management Systems team of 10 dedicated and highly skilled managers and senior managers – 6 in Billund and 4 on the manufacturing sites around the world.
The key accountability of the team is to ensure that the LEGO Group is certified against ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) Standards. Together they are embedded in our Integrated Management System (IMS), which is externally audited each year and re-certified every three years.
The IMS is the backbone of our operations and it ensures that we live up to customer and legal requirements, have streamlined processes and continuous improvement of our operational efficiency.
As a strong and experienced leaders’ leader, you provide direction, inspire and develop your global team to performance, well-being and fun at work. This includes to:
- Ensure that company-wide rules and infrastructure for documentation are defined and implemented
- Ensure that internal as well as external audits are planned and executed to maintain certificates and stakeholder approvals and assure implementation of corrective actions
- Make sure that external requirements are known and translated into internal demands and that they are fulfilled by the organization
- Make sure that relevant business processes are documented, updated and reliable
- Support process owners on improving processes
- Coordinate the design, document and improve processes across The LEGO Group
- Ensure reporting of relevant performance indicators and that key topics are reported to top management
Play your part in our team succeeding!
This position exists to enable the organization to define, maintain and optimize the LEGO Group’s critical processes in line with internal and external requirements, maintain the Integrated Management System (IMS) and its certificates and provide relevant data to evaluate the efficiency of the Management Systems.
Do you have what it takes?
You probably hold a Masters’ degree in Engineering, Business Administration or similar and have 5+ years of experience being a phenomenal leader, in a global context. You have an education within or possess extensive knowledge of ISO standards.
You have proven hands-on global experience with implementation and continuous development and improvement of management systems, and you have experience in navigating both at a strategic, tactical and operational level. Your strategic mindset ensures your end-to-end understanding of the business.
Multi-site experience will be an advantage and you must have good cooperation skills and the ability to win the natural respect of your various stakeholders, including top management level.
Your background and experience have given you the ability to build and lead your team to deliver outstanding results. As a person you are trustworthy, and you build positive relationships with peers and partners. You build trust through dialogue – at all levels of the organization.
The position is located in Billund, Denmark, but as the team spans globally, you should expect approximately 20-25 travelling days per year.
Join the global LEGO® family
Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.
The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”
Build your career brick by brick at The LEGO Group.
You can apply for the position by following this link.