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ID:  541472
Location: 

Northamptonshire, GB

Campus Operations Improvement Specialist

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?

 

YOUR ROLE

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an innovative and proactive Operations Improvement Specialist to join our team covering our sites in Kettering & Corby. You will be responsible for working with the management team of each distribution centre to identify opportunities for productivity and operational flow improvements that will enhance quality and performance of those contracts.

Reporting into the Business Unit Director you will work across 4 sites with multiple clients based in Kettering and Corby. This role will be crucial in assisting site leadership with margin improvements on customer contracts and implementing process improvements which aids and supports the long term renewal of customer contracts. 

This is a Monday - Friday position, 40 hours per week. 

 

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

 

 

  • Carry out continuous improvement on sites.
  • Work with the Ceva’s innovation team to ensure we are reviewing the latest technologies available by individual contract as requested.
  • Actively support the site with Kaizen events and Kaizen feedback
  • Support sites in their growth and development through deployment of Ceva’s SCA program.
  • Continuously identify and promote improvements across the sites, providing support in re-engineering and improving upon existing operational solutions.  
  • Drive and enforce standards across the sites and actively promote a culture of continuous improvement.  
  • Promote the lean and continuous improvement culture throughout the business.
  • Identify the baseline productivities and work content of a customer contracts to ensure that any changes to operational flow, productivities and the introduction of innovation investment can be accurately measured.

 
 

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

Our ideal candidate will have proven continuous improvement experience and used to working in LEAN and Six Sigma environments, within a 3PL setting. With demonstrable experience of building and developing client relationships, you will also have a background in delivering operational excellence programs and driving change across operational teams.

 

It goes without saying that you will possess exceptional communication, engagement and influencing abilities, be an efficient and effective problem solver and have excellent presentation and report writing and analysis skills.

It would also be desirable but not essential if you have proven project management experience.

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

 

With a genuine culture of reward and recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package that includes competitive annual leave entitlement with a fantastic holiday buy scheme, pension and life assurance along with access to an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and money off vouchers for a diverse range of retail, travel and hospitality brands. There’s no doubt that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then please do get in touch to find your next role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

 

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging career.

 

 

 

CEVA Logistics UK&I is committed to attracting, acquiring and retaining the best possible candidates  in an equal and inclusive way that is consistent with employment legislation and best practice. We aim to select the best available person for  every vacancy irrespective of age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, political beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment and marital or civil partnership status.
Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland. IND2

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