Continuous Improvement Manager

  • Job Reference: 1179950700A0
  • Date Posted: 17 June 2024
  • Employer: GXO Logistics
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  • Location: Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics

Job Description

Do you work in Continuous Improvement and are ready for that next step? Perhaps you are already a manager looking for a new challenge?


Here at GXO, we are currently recruiting for a Continuous Improvement Manager to join our team on the Sainsbury's contract in Sherburn in Elmet. As a Continuous Improvement Manager, you will work with the site leadership team to develop a continuous improvement culture and establish a pipeline of initiative that decreases costs, improves accuracy and increases speed of chain.


This is a full time, permanent position, predominately working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.


Pay, benefits and more:


We're looking to offer a salary of up to £50,000.00 per annum and 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays). Your benefits package includes flexible dental insurance plans, a company sponsored pension scheme, a 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and a fully comprehensive employee assistance programme. You'll also have access to our MyBenefits platform offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more! 


What you'll do on a typical day:


  • Identify and deliver improvement projects across the business each year, in line with business objectives
  • Ensure all staff are actively encouraged to identify improvement opportunities and ensure activities are resourced, managed and drive successful completion
  • Identify ongoing lean improvement training needs and assist with developing and implementing the required training, working in collaboration with the L&D Manager
  • Support in the development of a Continuous Improvement Culture where staff are able to identify and deliver their own improvements


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and practical knowledge of Lean and six sigma
  • Experience of tracking benefits from initiatives to understand how to accurately reflect/account for changes
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of implementation of continuous improvement programmes and Lean solutions to support productivity


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO 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 GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation and Disability Confident Leader as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.