Continuous Improvement Manager (Transport)

£55,000 - £60,000 per Annum + Car/ phc/pensions 25 days
19 Nov 2020
03 Dec 2020
JN -102020-1239317
Laura Frost
Supply Chain / Logistics
Contract Type

Transport Continuous Improvement Manager for a highly regarded Logistics Provider

National role with a chance to make an impact on a prestigious contract

Client Details

My Client is within the Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain Sector, they are a highly regarded Logistics provider. This is a national role that can be based anywhere; ideally in the North.


The Continuous Improvement Manager (Transport) will;

  • Develop and deliver a Continuous Improvement strategy
  • Adopt a prioritised approach to identify opportunities to deliver improvement to health and safety, quality, cost, and service.
  • Provide management, expertise, collation, and guidance on all Continuous Improvement projects and activities.
  • To manage the Continuous Improvement projects for all designated operations in order to provide broader business benefit and a centralised focus
  • Assist with Continuous Improvement proposals, coordinate and monitor progress. Utilise Value Stream Mapping and coordinate with Operations/Contracts Managers to establish process Improvements
  • Liaise with the General Manager, Head of Transport, and Senior Management team to identify and achieve pre-determined target savings.
  • Capture and coordinate all current Continuous Improvement projects and establish a reporting method for these projects


The Successful Continuous Improvement Manager (Transport) will have exposure to the following;

  • Experienced in the deployment of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Exposure to run a full Value stream map of all process and identify areas for lean initiatives
  • Presentation skills and the ability to deliver CI training
  • Project Management tools & techniques
  • Proven practical application and development of Quality / Lean tools in the retail environment
  • Able to demonstrate knowledge of managing change in a challenging environment
  • You will be process orientated, with a track record of implementing process improvements and controls within a supply chain environment
  • You will have experience in working closely with clients and developing effective working relationships
  • You must be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, in order to optimise Transport performance
  • This is a national role that will require travel and flexibility or could be based in Wakefield or the North region

Job Offer

The successful Continuous Improvement Manager (Transport) will receive;

  • Salary - £55,000 - £60,000
  • Company Car
  • Private Health Care
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays

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