About The Role

The Role:

We have a new opportunity for a Continuous Improvement Manager within our Distribution Centre on a fixed term contract for up to 12 months. Reporting to the General Manager, the successful applicant will need a hands-on approach to lead the development and delivery of our Continuous Improvement roadmap.

Your day-to-day duties and responsibilities will include: 

  • Conducting Time and Motion activities across various areas of logistics
  • Creating and updating process mapping flows
  • Adopting a prioritised approach to identifying opportunities to deliver improvement to process, quality, cost and service
  • Providing management expertise, collation and guidance on all Continuous Improvement projects and activities
  • Managing the Continuous Improvement projects for all designated operations in order to provide broader business benefit
  • Assisting with Continuous Improvement proposals, coordinate and monitor progress
  • Coordinating and liaising with the Operations Senior Management team to identify and achieve predetermined target savings
  • Capturing and coordinating all current Continuous Improvement projects and establishing a reporting method for these projects.     

About You

Essential Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Experience in the deployment of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Presentation skills and the ability to deliver CI training
  • Proven knowledge of Project Management tools & techniques
  • Proven practical application and development of Quality / Lean tools in a Logistics environment
  • The ability to demonstrate knowledge of managing change in a Logistics environment
  • To be process orientated, with a track record of implementing process improvements and controls within a supply chain environment, including automation projects
  • Previous experience of working closely across all levels of the business and developing effective working relationships
  • The ability to be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, in order to optimise site performance.

About Us

MandM Direct is one of Europe's leading off-price retailers, with over 3.8 million customers shopping with us every year. In today’s hypercompetitive environment, building a brand that our customers can trust is more important than ever. Our long term success is due to our fast-paced, innovative and adaptable environment which continues to keep up with the market’s demands.

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