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Continuous Improvement Manager
at Performance Team
About the company:
As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!
Performance Team (PT) is an industry-leading third-party logistics (3PL) company with over 30 years of experience in Warehousing, Distribution, Consolidation and Transportation. PT has 12 domestic hubs strategically located near major ports, interstate highways and intermodal rail lines allowing us to provide the retail and manufacturing industries with flexible B2B and B2C solutions for the movement, handling and distribution of goods. We believe that it is our talented team of professionals who help us stand at the forefront of the logistics industry today. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us! At a time when many companies are cutting back and losing their valuable resources, Performance Team is growing full force! Join the team that is outperforming the rest, and make a difference.
Performance Team is 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.
Performance Team will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements.
Summary: Directs and oversees an organization's procurement operational policies, objectives, and initiatives. Responsible for evaluating current and proposed systems and procedures and determining and implementing changes as necessary. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks that revolve around the entire operation. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Drive the improvement of processes and systems in a company, and implement programs that will have continuing long-term benefits.
- Develop plans, schedules, and budgets for projects to improve existing processes.
- Supervise and direct the work of CI subject matter experts/change agents.
- Monitor existing processes to make sure they continue to perform at optimal levels of efficiency.
- Individual contributor to provide support of enterprise Continuous Improvement initiatives.
- Provide lean six sigma training and coaching to executives, directors, and continuous improvement subject matter experts.
- Manage Problem Solving and teach Project Charter
- Position is full-time and on-site
Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Education and/or Experience:
MS in engineering, supply chain, logistics or work equivalent of 10 plus years. Lean six sigma black belt or master black belt.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Excel Spreadsheet software and MS Word Processing software and MS Outlook. Ability to build models for holding costs and optimal quantities.