Raf Jansen

Partner Essensys OPEX

Raf Jansen
M: +32 499 71 29 12
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Raf Jansen joined Essensys in 2014 as managing partner for the newly established competence center “Essensys Operational Excellence”. Essensys Operational Excellence assists companies in the implementation of operational excellence principles, thereby achieving lower cost, shorter lead-times, improved quality and outstanding customer service. Pragmatic and with a true focus on implementation, Raf and his team are committed to deliver sustainable operational & financial improvements.

Prior to joining Essensys, Raf held various senior management positions in operations management & supply chain management. While at General Electric he was certified as Six Sigma Master Black Belt, and later on was responsible for the start-up of a greenfield manufacturing facility in Poland. At medical devices company Medtronic, Raf was in charge of European Lean & Six Sigma programs, Customer Service and strategic Supply Chain projects. As Vice President Supply Chain management at Elster Group he defined and implemented a global supply chain improvement program in preparation of the company’s IPO. As Operational Improvement Director and member of the Executive Committee at Balta Industries Raf was instrumental in the execution of operational improvements, in the integration of acquisitions and in the restructuring of Balta’s manufacturing footprint.