Manager, Continuous Improvement
Ryder - Miami, FL

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This position supports the deployment of business improvement processes for designed areas through the implementation of recognized quality management standards, continuous improvement strategies and demonstrated best practices.

Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline
  • A minimum of 7 (seven) years experience in process or operations management
  • Lean / Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean Sensei Certification required
  • Experience in planning and executing DMAIC Six Sigma projects and Lean - Kaizen events
  • Experience in mentoring Lean / Six Sigma specialists
  • Experience in TQM, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Mixed Model Flow / Pull and other process improvement experience


  • Additional Requirements:
    - Master Degree preferred
    - Transportation industry preferred
    - 3+ years of supervisory experience preferred
    - Strong analytical, research, mathematical modeling and forecasting skills
    - Strong organization, prioritization and planning skills
    - Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results
    - Ability to manage multiple projects to timelines
    - Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred
    - American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certification preferred
    - Understanding of relational database
    - Strong presentation skills
    - Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Responsibilities:
  • Support the process that identifies and implements significant Continuous Improvement opportunities to support division and corporate objectives
  • Support the preparation and dissemination of quality management reports for use by Maintenance Operations and assist management in their interpretation and application to improve performance
  • Act as a liaison between Maintenance Standards & Engineering team, Operations and Quality Assurance (Audit) organizations for purposes of evaluating and conducting labor productivity and technology improvement projects
  • Support continuous improvement programs, establishing and maintaining high quality assurance standards, procedures and controls
  • Support continuous improvement deployment using fundamentals of Lean and Six Sigma
  • Support lean office and implements lean principles
  • Plan, lead and facilitate Kaizen and Six Sigma teams
  • Complete event planning, perform pre-work, facilitate teams and support event closure and follow up.
  • Develop standards of performance based on process innovation and best-in-class practices
  • Supports the preparation, development and publishing of Continuous Improvement materials to include detailed process documentation, process maps, and training (webinar) materials.
  • Document procedures to implement process changes
  • Provide guidance and technical knowledge on process and continuous improvement projects
  • Educate, coach, mentor and qualify Lean / Six Sigma specialists
  • Track continuous improvement status, cost savings, training, certification and events by project or account
  • Review and report on performance against operational objectives and project success factors
  • Support the development and implementation of the operational goal setting process
  • Ensure the integrity of performance systems and reports


  • Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace.

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