Ryder System Continuous Improvement Supervisor in Milton, Ontario
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Under the responsibility of the Manager, the Supervisor Logistics - Continuous Improvement is responsible to supervise, coordinate and oversee the logistics operations and provide coaching, development and training to the staff members. Supervisor Logistics - Continuous Improvement supports the development of Continuous Improvement culture in all employees across the Business Unit by actively promoting and facilitating the use of continuous improvement methods to support new processes and existing operations. The successful candidate must be able to provide recommendations for improvements to the facility, equipment, machinery, and processes. They will be accountable that the staff is performing to standard and has to ensure that progress is made to achieve the business objectives.
Plan and review, in collaboration with the Logistics Manager, all logistics processes, ensuring that they meet the company standards and customer service specifications
Accountable for site Key Performance Indication (KPI)
Working in collaboration with customer in all aspect of operations
Effective facilitation and execution of Value Stream Maps through all stages (A3 charter ideation / creation, pre-work identification and completion
Independently identifies process gaps, recommends and implements process improvement.
Coach process owners how to use engineering and Lean methods to achieve operational excellence
Drives process improvement activities to achieve dramatic improvement in the key business metrics of safety, quality, delivery, cost, and employee development
Applies company methodologies and tools, engineering methodologies/tools such as product slotting, studying labor standards (time studies), layouts and optimization of flow, data profiling and analysis, and resource modeling to improve distribution operations.
Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against the site objectives.
Makes Inventory and/or Supply Chain strategy recommendations
Supports continuous improvement deployment using fundamentals of lean.
Design, implement, monitor and maintain the QMS based on established company and/or industry standards.
Implement and monitor a standardized corrective action system.
Performs other duties as assigned
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Strong planning skills
Effective leadership skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Diverse team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Bachelors Degree or minimum of 6 years relevant work experience
Three (3) years or more supervisory position experience in a warehouse environment or in Transportation required
Lean: Functional Experience with: Creating Cell Designs, Managing Material Flow, Design Plan for Every Part Systems (PFEP)
Warehouse Engineering: Functional Experience with: Product Slotting, Distribution Center MHE, Studying Labor Standards (time studies), Distribution Layouts and optimization of flow, Warehouse Metrics, Headcount rationalization and forecasting, Data Profiling
MS Office, MS Project, AutoCAD, Warehouse Management System (WMS), and Inventory Analyst tools, MS Visio, Mapping analysis tools and/or Simulation preferred
Required knowledge of all available equipment types such as; dry van, temperature control, flat bed, other specialized equipment.
Transportation Design Tools ie; JDA, Appian, Network Design Tools ie; Llamasoft, Transportation Management Systems ie; JDA, OTM, Mapping Software ie; Tableau
Ryder is an equal opportunity employer. We value Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace and encourage all qualified candidates to apply including women, visible minorities, aboriginals and persons with disabilities.
In accordance with our commitment to diversity and inclusion, Ryder welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the recruitment, selection, and assessment process. Should you require an accommodation, please inform the Human Resources representative of the nature of the accommodation requested so that we may discuss your needs with you. If you require assistance in order to apply please contact us at 905-302-3924.
Ryder est un employeur offrant l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous valorisons la diversité et l’inclusion en milieu de travail et nous encourageons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler, y compris les femmes, les minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes avec un handicap. (L'emploi du genre masculin dans ce texte ne se veut pas discriminatoire et n'a pour but que de l'alléger)
Conformément à son engagement envers la diversité et l'inclusion, Ryder accueille et encourage les candidatures de personnes handicapées. Des accommodements peuvent être proposés sur demande pour les candidats qui participent à toutes les sphères du processus de recrutement, de sélection et d'évaluation. Si vous nécessitez un accommodement, veuillez informer le représentant des ressources humaines de la nature de l'accommodement souhaité afin que nous puissions discuter de vos besoins avec vous. Si vous avez besoin d'assistance pour postuler, veuillez nous appeler au 905-302-3924.
Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.