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Operational Excellence Manager

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  • Sector:

    Distribution & Logistics

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nathan Abbey

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    21 May 2024

  • Consultant:

    Nathan Abbey

My client is looking to their team based in England (Midlands) an experienced Operational Excellence Manager to support in driving change across multiple sites within the Midlands.

My client is a Global 3PL Provider that works across a number of industries.

The key responsibilities of the Operational Excellence Manager based in the England (Midlands) are including but not limited to the following.

  • Spearhead and execute continuous improvement initiatives aimed at boosting operational efficiency and fostering colleague proficiency in leveraging company methodologies and tools.
  • Achieve quantifiable and validated cost savings through the implementation of OpEx and Digital solutions.
  • Engage in knowledge exchange and embrace best practices across the Logistics division and broader organisational framework.
  • Collaborate with site leaders to ensure consistent application of Group OpEx & Digital standards, as evidenced by the Group's internal audit evaluations.
  • Serve as a mentor and guide for peers and promising talents, nurturing a robust succession pipeline.
  • Provide support and guidance to operational leaders in their pursuit of personal development accreditation, with a particular emphasis on OpEx components where relevant.

The successful candidate for the Operational Excellence Manager based in England (Midland) will have the following characteristics, skills and experience.

  • Demonstrated track record of driving Operational Excellence through data analysis, or similar expertise in delivering OpEx/Lean/CI initiatives and results.
  • Proven ability to lead, coach, develop, and mentor teams effectively.
  • Strong aptitude for influencing both internal and external stakeholders across various organisational levels.
  • Exceptional communication abilities encompassing verbal, written, and presentation skills.
  • Eagerness to delve deeper into Industry 4.0 technologies and integrate digital solutions into relevant operational domains and processes.
  • Proficient IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Established as a logical thinker with adeptness in comprehending and interpreting data.
  • Awareness of Health and Safety standards.
  • Certification as a Six Sigma Green or Black Belt. (Desirable)
  • Previous experience working with and implementing digital capabilities. (Desirable)


Car Allowance


Additional benefits

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.