The Hertz Corporation Manager Service Quality Assessments & Continuous Improvement in Uxbridge, United Kingdom


Lean 6 Sigma Specialist with Operations background to carry out Service Quality Assessments and manage internal and external Lighthouse (Operational transformation) projects, reporting to the Director Tools & Process Integration.

This role can be based in any of our corporate countries, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Holland Ireland, Belgium or Germany.

Job purpose (mission or “raison d’être”)

To apply lean six sigma methodologies to support the overall goals of service quality, process excellence and continuous improvement by carrying out Service Quality assessments and delivering the Hertz Lighthouse projects at corporate and franchisee locations globally. To lead, coach and support the Lighthouse Navigators as well as to coach and support location management so to improve customer service quality, processes and financial results. Focus on driving down the cost base and increase efficiencies by reducing waste in processes and improve the customer experience.

Key-result area (Major Accountabilities) ( What is done and for what purpose):

  • Conduct service quality assessments to identify strengths, weaknesses, risks and opportunities at Hertz locations.

  • Report findings and problem resolution recommendations to local and senior management

  • Develop action registers and roadblock analysis to support compliance with Hertz’ standards at RAC locations

  • Ensure corrective actions are put in place to deliver continuous improvements

  • Lead and encourage “best practice” sharing and recommend service innovations

  • Assist field management in providing structured analysis and implementing continuous improvement actions to solve operational problems

  • Ensure compliance with Hertz corporate customer service rules, policies and procedures (SOPs). Provide recommendations updates and assist in developing such standards, policies and procedures.

  • Lead and support the implementation of Hertz Lighthouse projects at corporate and franchise locations globally with the main objective to

  • Optimize customer experience by re-designing, improving and delivering value added processes and services

  • Drive process improvements to improve financial performance, productivity and customer service

  • Step change NPS performance

  • Maximize process capability, flexibility and capacity

  • Increase ancillary revenues

  • Develop and train managers, supervisors and staff at project locations on using new tools & techniques

  • Continuously develop further the Lighthouse tools to adapt them to local and new requirements

  • Increase employee engagement and improve employee satisfaction

  • Enable results to be measured & sustained in Lighthouse project locations

  • Ensure Lighthouse projects meet and exceed planned savings and improvement objectives

  • Develop and train local Lighthouse team members in their pursuit of improving quality, productivity, increasing effectiveness and creating revenues, using the Lighthouse playbook, tools & concepts

  • Manage Continuous Improvement projects by applying LEAN Six Sigma and Process Improvement methodologies, tools and techniques and appropriate project management concepts

  • Provide expertise and facilitation, help managers, supervisors and team leaders to assume ownership of process improvements

  • Provide Lean and counter sales trainings and facilitate improvement workshops. Update training material where and when needed so to keep it relevant.

  • Inspires Hertz colleagues to drive continuous improvement in their areas and to sustain gains and results achieved during the continuous improvement (Lighthouse) projects

  • Support special projects and cultivate ideas to enable Hertz to provide leading edge, customer centric services and products

Educational Background:

  • Degree (or equivalent) minimum, Business discipline preferred

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Professional Experience:

  • In-depth Operational Management experience especially in the area of customer and employee satisfaction, process performance and productivity in Field Operations

  • Proven track record in successful completion and delivery of continuous improvement projects using Lean and 6 Sigma tools

  • Experience in applying Lean tools and techniques (5S, Value Stream Mapping, Process Mapping, Strategy Deployment, Kanban, TAKT time, etc.)


  • Car rental processes & systems & procedures knowledge

  • Six Sigma, Lean

  • Ancillary Sales methodologies (Service Based Sales techniques)

  • Continuous improvement and process re-design

  • Project Management

  • MS Office including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio, Project

Posición Número 153590

# De Posiciones 1

Categoría Project/Process Management

División HEL

Tipo de Posición Regular Full Time