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Continuous Improvement Manager

Midland Transport - 34 Jobs
Dieppe, NB
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 9 days ago


Midland Transport Limited has become a leader in the transportation industry by providing superior quality service to our customers. Our services include LTL, T/L, Courier Services, and Third-Party Logistics/ Brokerage which provide the convenience of one-stop shipping.

Midland Transport is currently seeking a full-time Continuous Improvement Manager based out of our Dieppe NB Head Office location reporting to the Director, Operational Excellence. The selected candidate will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic and a "Can Do" attitude. The Continuous Improvement Manager will facilitate process improvement events to ensure they are implemented on time, on budget and well communicated.


  • Post-secondary education, degree preferred; with 5 years of supervisory experience in a CI based environment
  • Must be either a certified Six Sigma Green Belt (or working towards certification) or an experienced lean leader
  • Strong coaching skills, ability to lead complex projects and delivering project related presentations
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Minitab;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence/persuade decision makers and to motivate team members;
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
  • Effective leadership and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven ability to demonstrate the application of risk assessment to operations and activities.
  • Excellent incident investigation and root cause analysis skills.
  • Knowledge of Safety fundamentals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drive & influence best results of monthly reporting
  • Develop mandates and target benefits for initiatives. Implement, develop and maintain communication plans
  • Accountable to develop, assess and strategically mentor talent.
  • Facilitate Kaizen events within the site, and exchange to other sites
  • Determine what training is needed for each event for participants to successfully achieve mandate and provide training on tools required
  • Assist project owners with post event follow-up and tracking of results
  • Sell and promote continuous improvement in the terminals and linehaul through various forms of communication
  • Liaise with head office and share continuous improvement initiatives/best practices with other sites
  • Support other Green Belts as needed in their development process
  • Lead the three-year cost and strategic plan by communicating opportunities for improvement initiatives, cost savings and updating the initiative hopper.
  • Lead and manage CI meetings and coordinate overall schedule of events
  • Be an Irving Management System champion. Conduct yearly survey and action plan.
  • Utilize process data to drive fact driven strategies to improve equipment efficiencies.

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Competition Number: 23005530
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