Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Confidential
  • Fradley WS13, UK
  • 30 Sep, 2021
Full Time Engineering

Job Description

Logistics done differently.
Do you want to manage Continous Improvement at a brand new site? Do you have 3+ years of Continuous Improvement or Operational Excellence Management experience, and looking for an opportunity to make a big impact? Do you have lean experience in warehousing and logistics? If so... read on, we have a FANTASTIC opportunity!
We are looking for a CI Manager to join us on a full-time, permanent basis at our brand new ASOS site in Lichfield. Continuous improvement sits at the heart of what we do as a business and this role is pivotal to implement and encourage a CI culture right from the start.
Pay, benefits and more:
We're looking to offer a salary of up to £50,000 per annum. In addition, we offer 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), as well as the option to buy additional days. You'll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.
What you'll do on a typical day:
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Be responsible for all improvement tools and techniques, control of all key operational processes and project manage key process changes as part of the business project portfolio
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Provide operational and project support throughout the business, in addition to developing colleagues to solve their own problems through CI tools and techniques
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Manage the improvement process through its complete life cycle from initial opportunity through to sign off and execution
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Develop a CI & Lean culture for site working with first line management and the senior leadership team
What you need to succeed at GXO:
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Strong previous experience leading continuous improvement and operational excellence activity in a complex warehousing/logistics environment, eCommerce exposure would be advantageous but not essential
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An understanding of how to build a CI framework from shop floor level upwards and the ability to effectively develop and utilise communication cells across all departments
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A heavily analytical, process-driven, and data-focused approach to your work
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Lean Six Sigma black or green belt trained (although we would consider a yellow belt too)
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Knowledge and experience of Lean Implementation in the workplace
Be part of something big