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:
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
Provide operational and project support throughout the business, in addition to developing colleagues to solve their own problems through CI tools and techniques
Manage the improvement process through its complete life cycle from initial opportunity through to sign off and execution
Develop a CI & Lean culture for site working with first line management and the senior leadership team
What you need to succeed at GXO:
Strong previous experience leading continuous improvement and operational excellence activity in a complex warehousing/logistics environment, eCommerce exposure would be advantageous but not essential
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
A heavily analytical, process-driven, and data-focused approach to your work
Lean Six Sigma black or green belt trained (although we would consider a yellow belt too)
Knowledge and experience of Lean Implementation in the workplace
Be part of something big