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Operation Excellence Manager

Requisition ID:  7745

Job Summary

Join Suntory Beverages & Food Thailand as an Operation Excellence Manager. This role is vital for managing and driving continuous improvement towards operational excellence, aligned with SBFT’s management system, TPM, and SBF Monozukuri Way. You will develop strategies and initiatives that link with business needs and sustain operational improvements, ensuring the achievement of organizational goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate strategic & policy development processes to identify opportunities for improvement and productivity.
  • Initiate and manage projects to achieve annual targets, driving key actions and follow-ups to ensure SBFT’s operational achievements.
  • Lead TPM activity plans and promotional plans with pillar heads, track progress, and resolve issues to ensure TPM excellence awards.
  • Promote continuous improvement activities (Kaizen, QC story, and Focused Improvement) to eliminate overall losses and standardize methodologies.
  • Facilitate and follow up with production stakeholders to ensure effective solutions and operational targets.
  • Coordinate and facilitate SMW assessments as required.
  • Communicate key messages or information from management and report performance in SBFT operations (e.g., Town hall meetings, Monozukuri monthly meetings, and Activity boards).
  • Strategize and execute organizational learning & development strategies and targeted learning outcomes aligned with organizational goals.
  • Develop annual training plans, assess training needs, and manage budgets to deliver effective training content and evaluate its impact.
  • Develop sustainable and relevant learning methods, solutions, and activities focusing on skill development for high performance and organizational growth.
  • Build and master internal trainer qualification programs to enhance the capability of internal trainers, focusing on curriculum development and training design.

Your Team

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Science, or related field; MBA is preferable.
  • At least 10 years of experience in Continuous Improvement, Process Manufacturing Improvement, or a similar background in Manufacturing, Supply Management, Production, or Engineering.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Improvement and Problem-Solving methodologies.
  • Systematic approach to problem definition and solving.
  • Experience in productivity management systems (e.g., TPM, TQM, 5S, Kaizen) is preferable.
  • Good interpersonal skills, result-driven, self-motivated, proactive, with an innovative mindset and strong communication and presentation skills.


We offer a dynamic work environment, competitive compensation, and opportunities for professional growth and development. If you're ready to make an impact in a global organization and drive success in operational excellence, apply now to become part of the Suntory Beverages & Food Thailand team!


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