Lean engineer

Continuous Improvement Cegled, Hungary Abony, Hungary


Xylem |ˈzīləm|


1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;


2) a leading global water technology company.


Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues. Xylem is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.


XYLEM is looking for a new colleague for the following position:


Lean engineer


This CI specialist position will play a significant part of driving a CI culture change throughout the organization by utilizing the CI toolkit through all functional areas of the business. Individuals will use all facets of LEAN, Problem Solving & 6 Sigma, and Project Management, enabling the candidate to drive process improvements and change across the organizations. 




  • Delivery of structured improvement programs within a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Applying lean methodologies and improvement - utilizing 5S, process mapping and problem solving, Kaizen.
  • Driving continuous improvement across all colleagues within the organization.
  • Participate on multiple projects and apply continuous improvement techniques to solve problems and build new capabilities.
  • Be a change agent: challenge organizational leaders to drive continuous improvements; remove organizational barriers to continuous improvement processes
  • Provide training and coaching to team members to spread the base of LSS problem solving tools and increase team effectiveness.


  • Capturing project case histories that can be re-used for other projects and submitting them in a best practices format when appropriate
  • Facilitate Kaizen events to drive continuous improvements in operations, office areas and transactional processes
  • Share best practices with other sites




  • Bachelor’s Degree in CI field or Engineering 
  • 8+ years of job experience, preferably in Industrial Manufacturing Industry experience.
  • Strong experience within a Lean Manufacturing / Continuous Improvement context.
  • Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication ability
  • People oriented, capable to working in teams
  • Leadership abilities 
  • Goal, result and quality oriented
  • Internal & External Customer Focus
  • Project Planning & Execution
  • Fluent in English & Hungarian




  • Work experience in international company
  • Excellent atmosphere, friendly environment, teamwork
  • Internal development opportunities
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Other benefits
  • Teambuilding events


Why Work at Xylem!

We offer you a creative and international environment where you get the opportunity to focus on your personal and professional development together with committed and helpful colleagues. Engage as a volunteer through Xylem´s business program for community initiatives Xylem Watermark: www.xylemwatermark.com.

Everyone's equal value

We want people, regardless of skin color, age, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity, to feel at home, not just at Xylem, but everywhere in the world. For us, diversity, equality, and inclusion mean more than just a policy or a set of methods. Diversity, equality, and inclusion are fundamental parts of our corporate culture and a key to long-term growth.


Abony / Cegléd