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    Continuous Improvement Manager

    Truganina, Victoria, Australia
    Career Level
    Employment Type, Work Type
    Full time
    Publishing Date, ID-Nr.
    , 304570

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    Opportunity at Schenker Australia:
    We are in search of an experienced Continuous Improvement Manager to take charge of operational enhancement initiatives for our customer sites located in Truganina and Laverton, Victoria. This pivotal role is designed for someone keen on making a significant impact on operational improvements and efficiencies at a site-specific level, with the opportunity to also engage in wider ANZ/APAC initiatives as needed.

    Role Oveview:
    In this position, you will be at the forefront of implementing and managing continuous improvement programs targeted at enhancing operational performance across our Victorian sites. The role demands a strategic approach to driving business benefits, utilising tools and methodologies such as Value Stream Mapping, efficiency management, and the promotion of a practical Continuous Improvement culture across our operations.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Lead the implementation of continuous improvement strategies and initiatives, focusing on elevating operational standards and efficiencies at the Truganina and Laverton sites
    • Work closely with the Head of Continuous Improvement ANZ to ensure site-specific actions align with broader strategic objectives, maintaining a balance between local and regional improvement efforts
    • Participate in ANZ/APAC-wide initiatives as relevant, leveraging site-specific insights for local application and adopting broader learnings
    • Drive enhancements in labour and equipment management, achieve operating cost reductions, and establish sustainable workplace organisation practices
    • Cultivate a Continuous Improvement culture within the sites, encouraging teams to identify and pursue improvement opportunities actively

    Who We're Looking For:
    • Extensive experience in Continuous Improvement methodologies - Lean (preferred) and Six Sigma certification would be an advantage
    • 2+ years of leadership experience in logistics operations, including managing site-specific P&L responsibilities
    • Proven capability in managing site-specific improvement projects from initiation to completion
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively work with internal and external stakeholders
    • A proactive approach to problem-solving, capable of operating independently with minimal supervision
    • Fluent in English, proficient in Microsoft Office, and open to travel as required for project work

    Why DB Schenker?
    Global Reach: Be part of our worldwide network operating in 140 countries
    Career Development: Opportunities for career advancement in an inclusive environment
    Supportive Culture: Work in a dynamic team that values collaboration and diversity
    Work-Life Balance: Benefit from flexible work options, including up to 50% work-from-home
    Learning and Growth: Access continuous learning and personal growth initiatives
    Employee Benefits: Enjoy our comprehensive benefits package, including medical insurance, brand discounts, annual leave loading, & more!
    At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to Move.

    Apply Now:
    If you're passionate about driving operational excellence and ready to make an impact at our Truganina and Laverton sites, we would love to hear from you. Submit your application today to become Schenker's next Continuous Improvement Manager.



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