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Director Global Operation Excellence

Image  Help us build the DNA of tech.


Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Where You'll Work & The Scope:

The role may be based in the U.S., Europe, Israel or Asia. 

Create, lead and drive a global Passive component strategic operational excellence program using key tools(Lean, six sigma, continuous improvement, etc..) to eliminate waste, reduce costs, increase productivity, improve quality and customer/employee satisfaction. 


How You'll Help Us Build the DNA of Tech:

  • Formulate and track a strategic operation excellence roadmap across all Passive component sites and drive change management for effective implementation of operation excellence initiatives
  • Identify, develop, train and support Divisional operation excellence leaders
  • Facilitate workshops and/or other forums to focus improvement, transfer knowledge, and engage team members, managers and leaders in activities supporting operation excellence
  • Define and track key goals, KPI’s and business metrics.  In cases, where a Division is not meeting the goals, work with the divisions to get them back on track.
  • Develop best practice sharing across divisions, sites, and functional areas.
  • Establish and maintain method to identify and report cost savings resulting from operation excellence deployment.


Experience You'll Need:

  • 5+ years in Operational Excellence Role.
  • Bachelor’s/master’s degree in engineering.
  • Formal Lean/Continuous Improvement Black Belt certification
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills


Travel Expectorations:

  • Travel globally 25-50%


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally. Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


 Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer