Process Improvement Lead
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 23001524
Kent is the largest retail building supply chain in Atlantic Canada with 48 locations from Saint John, New Brunswick to Corner Brook, Newfoundland and many towns and cities in between. We owe our success to our exceptional customer service, superior selection of home building supplies, and our commitment to protecting our customers and staff by hiring and training associates dedicated to our safety values. Our culture thrives thanks to the incredible connections we get to make in every community we are in, our focus on diversity in the workplace, our commitment to our employees through training and development programs and our focus on creating an aligned and engaged workforce across our locations.
We are currently seeking qualified candidates for a Process Improvement Lead position based in our Corporate Office, Saint John, NB.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Leading process improvement projects across various functional areas of the organization using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Data collection and analysis, including financial analysis of potential and active projects
  • Ensuring projects are in control and measuring savings
  • Promoting continuous improvement through leading our Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
  • Working with the operations team to identify priority areas for improvement in the region
  • Working with divisional process owners to implement divisional initiatives in the region
  • Using reporting and analytic software such as Tableau, Cognos to deliver timely and insightful information to management.
  • Your duties will include:

What do we offer?
  • A safe work environment
  • Competitive Salaries
  • Incentive programs based on company & employee performance
  • Incredible employee discount
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan
  • Opportunities for training, growth, and career advancement

  • The ideal candidate is a self-starter and team-oriented individual possessing a strong work ethic plus:
  • Education Required: Bachelor's Degree in business or an engineering related degree program
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Good communication skills including the ability to present to groups, facilitate meetings/workshops and interact with associates throughout the organization
  • Ability to motivate a team
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including Excel and Power Point
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification would be an asset
  • Proven project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:
Please apply online.
We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
To learn more about our products and services, click here
Kent Building Supplies is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees #LI-JM2
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