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Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Manager, Southern CA, USA

Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Manager, Southern CA, USA
Posted on: Aug.17.2021

Lead continuous improvement projects and initiatives focused on improving productivity in warehouse operations.

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Performance Team, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offers third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, PT has key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Performance Team has delivered significant sales and profitability growth over the last 8 years and will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.

Key responsibilities

• Partner with area and facility heads to set continuous improvement priorities and objectives, monitor progress, analyze key performance indicators, and use project management methods to execute improvements.
• Develop and implement processes to aid in measuring goals, track labor savings, increase productivity, standardize KPIs and create sustainable financial results throughout the facilities.
• Create, standardize, and share best practices across facilities to drive consistency and efficiency.
• Assist in developing and documenting procedures to be used across operations.
• Deliver daily project status updates and action list follow up.
• Perform facility audits and report results. Create action list and follow up.
• Facilitate group brainstorming sessions to encourage idea generation, mapping out.
• Analyze processes to locate areas of waste, duplication, or failures.
• Deliver training on new processes and follow up on long term benefits.


We are looking for

Education and Experience:
• Must have experience in successfully managing continuous improvement projects.
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Intermediate-Advanced technical skills in PowerPoint & Excel
• Lean management credentials and/or experience
• Finance, warehousing or transportation experience preferred
• Six Sigma experience / certifications and PMP certification preferred

Soft Skills:
• Ability to supervise and direct the work of project teams
• Strong problem-solving abilities
• Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks
• Able to build strong business relationships at all levels and effectively communicate across functions
• Must possess strong communication, presentation, and inter-personal skills


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