Continuous Improvement Manager

Lineage Logistics   •  

Riverside, CA

Industry: Transportation

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Less than 5 years

Posted 29 days ago

Responsibilities:

  • Defines requirements for operations and ensures the implementation of Continuous Improvement strategies and initiatives to effectively meet or exceed business requirements & customer expectations.
  • Applies broad knowledge to act as a key contributor on complex or critical assignments.
  • Ensures developmentally productive environment for all employees. Acts as an advisor/coach to mentor other team members.
  • Administers and communicates company policies, goals, strategies, and vision.
  • Facilitates quality systems, continuous process improvement, and safety initiatives in accordance with Lean thinking throughout the organization.
  • Responsible for advancing company metrics (safety, quality, delivery, cost, and morale).
  • Develops, models, and coaches Lean applications.
  • Regularly reviews Lean performance expectations with leadership teams across the organization, providing expectations, performance planning, feedback, training & development and performance discussions.
  • Performs administrative duties commensurate with the requirements of the organization including data gathering, metrics, reports and newsletters.
  • Mentors, coaches and trains various levels throughout the company.

Work Environment:

  • Fast paced office setting connected to a warehouse environment.
  • Must becapable of multi-tasking and communicating with a variety of people and personalities.
  • The warehouse itself is a cold storage environment. Warehouse bays are kept at a constant 32 degrees (and below in certain areas). Noise level in the warehouse varies and at times and can be loud.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Engineering, Logistics, Operations, Management, Lean Manufacturing or related field required.
  • 3-5 years of operations experience and/or Lean experience. Education may substitute for years of experience.
  • Lean Knowledge
  • Transportation Knowledge and Warehouse Management
  • Safety & Security
  • Safety program experience and oversight
  • Business Management Skills
  • Planning - Strategic and/or Tactical - must have capabilities to manage multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Quality Management System Knowledge
  • Travel a minimum of 50% of the time.
  • Computer Skills - Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Access, and Project

Lineage Team Members:

  • Continually meet internal and external customer expectations through teamwork, respect and willingness to help and support others.
  • Demonstrate complete commitment to a culture of safety. Promote a safe work environment through personal actions and identifying any safety concerns.
  • Treat all team members with a respect while demonstrating positive work attitude and leadership skills.
  • Take initiative to continually improve performance and work processes throughfeedback, problem solving and generating new ideas.
  • Work with a sense of urgency to complete tasks safely, effectively and efficiently.
  • Demonstrate excellent job performance in productivity, quality, safety, and attendance

Benefits: