Process Innovation Expert

Kia Motors Slovakia s.r.o.

Place of work
Sv. Jána Nepomuckého 1282/1, 013 01 Teplička nad Váhom, District Žilina
Contract type
Start date

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

- Consult with multiple partners within different departments and sections to define areas of focus and potential improvement
- Source ideas from our front-line representatives to drive efficiencies by eliminating defects while create better experiences for our partners
- Partner with colleagues outside of Operations organization to deliver on technology, product, service and policy enhancements
- Foster collaboration between all Operations departments
- Quantify and track improvements to show the value of the Process Innovation work being done
- Play your role in a high performing team of process analysts

Employee perks, benefits

- Christmas (50%) and summer bonus (55%) (in accordance with company policy)
- Quarterly bonuses(4x30%), End of year bonus (700Eur & more)
- Variable pay after 6 months (0-15% monthly)
- Regular yearly salary increases (by performance & market)
- Attendance bonus
- Accommodation support (if more than 100 km)
- Transportation within Zilina region
- Interesting social program
- Training in Slovakia and/or abroad
- English speaking environment
- Access to the latest technologies

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization

data mining, industrial engineering, maths

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Driving licence


Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

- MBA preferred,
- 2-3 years of equivalent work experience in manufacturing, service, technology, experiential or customer loyalty concept and/or high customer engagement industries
-Ability to transform a high-level strategy / vision into specific deliverables and actions.
- Proven track record of implementing ideas meant to drive efficiencies and process improvements
- Knowledge of Six-Sigma / Lean is a great advantage
- Collaborative style and approach
- Comfortable working in a matrixed, decentralized structure
- Self-starter, high level of energy, motivation and ability to work independently, mobilize teams into action and manage multiple projects with demanding timelines
- Acceptable presentation skills, great listener with ability to distinguish process conflicts
- Language: English (Advanced speaking, reading and writing)
- PC Skills: Microsoft Office/Excel, PowerPoint, Word


Brief description of the company

Kia Motors is a global car producer with an ambition to become one of the leading automotive brands in the world. Our priority is to constantly increase production, not only in Korea but also in other countries. The current focus on production growth in Kia Motors Slovakia in Zilina, where the first factory built by Kia in Europe. The capacity of the factory, which currently employs 3,850 workers, accounts for up to 330,000 cars a year in full operation.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Kia Motors Slovakia s.r.o.
Sv. Jána Nepomuckého 1282/1
013 01 Teplička nad Váhom
ID: 3310275   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.2.2018