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Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Specialist, Hartland, NB, Canada

Vacancy: Continuous Improvement Specialist, Hartland, NB, Canada
Posted on: Aug.29.2021

Position Title:Continuous Improvement Specialist
Position Type: Regular - Full-Time ?
Requisition ID: 10581
Company: Day & Ross Inc.

At Day & Ross, you’ll go far.

Day & Ross is one of Canada’s largest transportation companies, serving top brands across North America. We got our start hauling potatoes in 1950, and now we have a team of more than 8,000 employees, drivers and owner operators.

We believe our people are our greatest strength – and we treat them like family. For over a decade, we’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and we have been named a Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation every year since 2018. Our industry recognition is a testament to the family values we share with our parent company, McCain Foods Limited.

About the Role

Continuous Improvement Specialist
Hartland, NB

This role will support the growth of Day & Ross business continuous improvement process developing the rigor and commitment to the business units and functions across North America. This role will act as a business partner by driving process improvements for greater efficiency, speed of execution, and cost savings.

How You’ll Help

-Partner with various Day & Ross business and functional units to plan and execute CI initiatives
-Provide expert level advice and guidance for process improvement using Business Process Management methodologies
-Lead and facilitate improvement projects and workshops
-Serve as a data and/or analytic resource for initiative-based teams
-Lead change management and calculate ROI (return on investment)

Your Skills & Experience:

-Education Required: Post-secondary Degree in a Business, Engineering, or equivalent
-Experience working with data visualization and analytics tools would be considered an asset
-5-7 years related experience; preference being a lean workplace
-Proven track record of innovation, ingenuity, attention to detail, ownership and willingness to seek and take on challenges
-Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
-Ability to analyze problems/opportunities for efficiencies and make recommendations for improvements
-Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification or equivalent Continuous Improvement methodologies
-Project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities
-Critical thinking, synthesis and diagnostics capability
-English; French and Spanish are assets

Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.

We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
As a federally regulated employer, Day & Ross fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.

Function: Transportation
Location(s): Hartland || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Centreville || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Florenceville-Bristol || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Fredericton || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Hartland || CA - Canada : New Brunswick : Somerville


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