Continuous Improvement Leader

CrossControl continues its journey towards being world leading in display and computer solutions for industrial vehicles. We work with customers that have high requirements on quality and we continuously drive improvements internally and across our supply base. We strive for operational excellence based in our strong quality and productivity culture together with an Industry 4.0 perspective, increasing digitalization and automation continuously.

The Continuous Improvement work is the foundation of our culture and spans all our processes; it's the way we do business – i.e How We Work. The improvement work is based on LEAN and is about being better, faster, more innovative, and smarter in all aspects of our business. The Continuous Improvements is one of our strategies to become a world class operating company.

As Continuous Improvement Leader we offer you a challenging position within our Quality Management Organization. The Continuous Improvement Leader plans and coordinates improvements initiatives into CrossControl’s processes, review existing processes and develop solutions that aim to increase Safety, Sustainability, Quality, Delivery and Cost.

This role reports to the Quality Manager of CrossControl.

Job description

  • Manage the organization’s Continuous Improvement (CI) program with accountability to drive measurable improvements in key process indicators including safety, sustainability, quality, delivery cost.
  • Participate in the CI program steering committee.
  • Work operatively in the CI projects.
  • Drive the process of culture change towards continuous improvement throughout the company.
  • Help deliver the annual CI program assessments and participating with developing the local CI program plan in cooperation with CI Steering Committee.
  • Main responsibility for the Productivity and Cost Improvement System (PCIS).
  • Identify, agree and manage CI project portfolio to achieve savings in the PCIS system.
  • Organize improvement events (Kaizen events).
  • Responsible for the communication of monthly activities into the CI Steering Committee and into communication board systems.
  • Represent CrossControl in a professional manner, both internally and externally.
  • Elaborate and create improvement business cases.
  • Procurement of indirect production related materials according to set attestation rights.
  • Order maintenance services in line with the set maintenance plan.
  • Lead internal training activities.
  • Lead Value Add Value Engineering pre-study projects, projects that aims to suggest improvements in design and/or producibility.
  • Design, optimize, monitor and analyze manufacturing processes, approving and/or preparing manufacturing instructions.
  • Continuous Material Requirements Planning improvements.
  • Perform Value Stream Mapping events.

Competence and experience

  • Bachelor of Science and/or work experience in Engineering, Quality Management, Continuous improvements or from a similar role.
  • Problem solving training, preferably Black Belt training.
  • Process development training, LEAN experience.
  • Know-how of manufacturing process.
  • Team player with experience in working cross functionally.
  • Ability to motivate and challenge peers, colleagues, team members and sponsors.
  • Professional language skills in Swedish and English, spoken and written.


  • Background from the electronics and/or mechanical industry.
  • Project manager with a solid track record of reaching targets in an international business context, or project manager experience.
  • Skilled in finance, budget planning and reporting.

Other information about the position

  • Location: CrossControl Alfta facility, Sweden
  • Employment type: Full-time

We value the qualities and benefits that an even age and gender distribution, ethnic and cultural diversity gives CrossControl.

Why apply
CrossControl is a business with a brilliant future, gaining market share in a growing market niche. We are a medium-sized company and pride ourselves of a strong team culture, short communication paths within and between functions and an open work atmosphere. In this environment it is easy to have good visibility and overview of what goes on throughout th
e company and take part in shaping it.

Send your application here >, no later than 2021-02-28. Applications will be processed continuously.

Union representatives
Urban Wickström, Unionen, 0271-75 76 01, Per-Oskar Andersson, Sveriges Ingenjörer, 0271-75 76 84.

Meet our people

We recognise that a diverse workforce filled with people from different backgrounds allows us to approach
problems from many perspectives improving the process and the product. Here you can meet some of global team.

Master thesis programs

We are always open to applications from candidates. CrossControl has a strong track record of helping students successfully complete their degree projects going back more than twenty years.

Why work with us?

At CrossControl passionate people get the chance to explore their interests and push themselves to take on bigger challenges. Our employees are our greatest asset and we promote a positive workplace culture.

Career At CrossControl we have a passion for developing solutions that make machines smarter,
safer and more productive. Our customers are leading vehicle OEM manufacturers
and system providers worldwide. Our mission is to provide products and services
that contribute to our customer’s success.