Continuous Improvement Manager - 1St Shift

XPO Logistics Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 2 months ago

1st Shift, Monday

  • Friday, 8:00am

  • 5:00pm

Logistics done differently.

XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled professional who knows how to get the best out of their team. As the Continuous Improvement Manager, you will be responsible for supporting, developing and leading the implementation of the XPO Operating System (XOS). Your knowledge of Lean methodologies will fuel productivity and drive culture and performance improvement within the supply chain network. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you build a career you can be proud of.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Directly support development and deployment of the XPO Lean Management platform for selected supply chain sites; identify internal and external best practices that can be internalized and replicated across the XPO supply chain footprint

  • Serve as a change agent for culture change and the use of leadership standard work at all levels of the organization

  • Mentor site General Managers and staff in the use and value of process improvement methodologies under the Lean Management principles

  • Partner with management teams to assess current processes and identify process improvement opportunities including project ideas and solutions; organize teams and drive improvement projects around under-performing processes

  • Identify, engage, mentor and develop talented candidates to become Lean and Six Sigma practitioners, Lean leaders and/or Kaizen facilitators

  • Meet or exceed annual cost savings run rate target for all responsible sites

  • Track overall progress of XOS deployment program in terms of stated goals particularly around cost savings and training targets; report site deployment and project execution progress using standard reporting templates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • 4 years of related work experience

  • Lean expert and/or Six Sigma Blackbelt certified

  • Experience with project and resource management

  • Experience with Lean tools such as value stream mapping, 5S, standard work, 5 Why Analysis, etc.

  • Experience with analytical tools such as flowcharts, Pareto charts, cause and effect diagrams, run charts, etc.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain, Engineering or related field

  • Experience in a distribution center environment, supply chain management or related field

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

Job Segment: Engineer, Supply Chain Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Logistics, Manager, Engineering, Operations, Management

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