Continuously searching for improvement is what we do every day at FrieslandCampina. In our plants, safety and continuous improvement are of paramount importance. We carry out hundreds of technical and product innovations, with a value of more than half a billion euros per year. To contribute to a better world, we reduce our CO2 emissions by using green energy. In 2020 our factories and offices will run on 100% green energy. Moreover, we improve our energy and water efficiency even further every year by 2%. If you work in Performance Excellence at FrieslandCampina, you will always contribute to achieving our sustainability and safety goals in your daily work.

Continuous improvement in our complex supply chain

Every hour our 60 factories process 1.2 million liters of milk into a wide variety of products. Our complex supply chain and wide variety of production processes result in endless opportunities for improvement. Working in Performance Excellence you will support our plants in optimizing their output in day-to-day business. Our Performance Excellence teams are rolling out a WCOM Reloaded program, also known as World Class Operations Management. This transformation program is implemented at our factories around the globe.

Working in Performance Excellence at FrieslandCampina

FrieslandCampina employs Performance Excellence professionals with many different specializations. Varying from Continuous Improvement Managers to Process Safety Engineers, Operational Excellence Leads or SHE Experts. Whatever your job within operational excellence and continuous improvement, all our team members need to rapidly identify key issues from a wide range of complex data. Moreover, they need to turn these analyses into quantifiable opportunities. Obviously, process improvements  require mindset and behaviour changes. To guide our operational excellence projects and to realize the needed behaviour change, we are frequently looking for Change Managers.

We are not only looking for seasoned Performance Excellence professionals. For junior positions in this field, check this page. If you have a technical or supply chain related academic master degree; you can also have a look at our  Supply Chain / Operations traineeship. This traineeship is not specifically focused on Performance Excellence, but there are generally many related assignments.

A job that matters

FrieslandCampina always reaches higher. Performance excellence helps us by optimising processes every day. Within this discipline we are constantly seeking to improve: it lies at the core of what we do. By improving processes, you can also develop yourself. Aiming for things that matter gets us all in the desired mind-set: it enables us to win in the market together. Our employees around the world have a strong drive to do things that matter and are commercially obsessed with adding value to those things that matter. Moreover, they have an owner’s mind-set, empowering them to make decisions on things that matter.

The core tasks of our Performance Excellence team are:

  • Increasing productivity and reduce losses
  • Improving processes every day, with change management as our second nature
  • Working together with people to improve their processes and to increase and improve their results

Step into our world

Do you want to have a major impact on the improvement of our day-to-day business? Step into our world and determine your own career path at FrieslandCampina.

Find jobs that matter in our Performance Excellence team