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SmartLynx Airlines Vilnius, Riga


Operational Excellence (OPEX) Manager


Dace Straupmane

Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist

With the growth of our operations, we are looking for a senior-level expert who is no stranger to process management, analytics and efficiency projects. We know that this is not an easy job, but we know that you can do it! We believe in you!

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About the role


As an important member of the SmartLynx Airlines team, you will lead the strategy development and continuous improvement deployment for Operational Excellence across the company.

You will manage the Operational Excellence function providing policy deployment and lean operating systems structure to meet the company’s short and long-term goals for improved quality performance, increased service levels and reduced costs, and contributing to operational efficiency improvements.

The Operational Excellence Manager is responsible for building company goals and execution plans in support of the Management Board and other support functions within the company.

Close working relationships and consensus-building are required with all management staff.

You will:

  • Establish and maintain a company culture of continuous improvement and Operational Excellence;
  • Will assess and review processes in the company to make them more efficient;
  • Lead company-wide cost reduction program;
  • Manage short and long term vision and execution plans for the Operational Excellence function;
  • Manage Operational Excellence programs and efforts at the company for short and long-term goals achievement assuring culture and systems development in support of continuous improvement in cost and quality performance;
  • Manage Operational Excellence training programs and events throughout the company assuring training and events support company goals for continuous improvement.


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The story

Our mission is to provide our customers with the most effective and sustainable capacity management solution. We do so with continuous growth of our experts, business areas and product quality.
There are

501 - 1000

employees in the company


SmartLynx Airlines specializes in full-service ACMI aircraft lease services. It is a notable ACMI, charter and cargo operator in the European Union, providing its services on Airbus A320, A321 and A330 aircraft.


SmartLynx Airlines has modern offices with both open space and closed seat plans. The Riga office has Activity room, Kids corner, Free lunch for all, 24/7 availability of a massage chair, fresh fruit every day, yoga mornings and many more fun perks to make the working day more enjoyable. Malta, Estonia and Vilnius offices provide perks that will ensure that your daily work life is a positive as possible.
  • Tallinn
  • Vilnius
  • Riga
  • Lija
Extra vacations
Flexible hours
Remote work
Health insurance
Free food
Free coffee
Team events
Company retreats
Free parking
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Learn more about SmartLynx Airlines


The world is our oyster - we do not stick to one market, we are open to each and every opportunity globally!

SmartLynx Airlines is open for

  • People for
    Data & Analytics
  • Interested to work in
    Vilnius or Riga
  • Who specialize in
    Analytics or Team Leading or Business Analyst or Operations Analyst or Process Analyst
  • We are looking to fill a
    Senior or Lead position
  • And we are happy to pay
    3000 - 4500 / month, gross