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Manager, Continuous Improvement - Delta, B.C.

Delta, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
The Manager, Continuous Improvement is responsible for the development and implementation of the Continuous Improvement Program at Seaspan Ferries, located in Delta. This will include educating team members in identifying and developing opportunities, creating plans and implementing solutions that will drive efficiency within the organisation.

This role will also be responsible for leading some of the key efficiency projects at Seaspan Ferries as the Project Manager/Sponsor.

NOTE : This position is based at our Ferries Division in Delta, B.C.
  • Identify and facilitate process improvement projects to drive cultural change
  • Develop and conduct compliance audits, program evaluations and reviews to drive results
  • Conduct root cause analysis to determine metrics, troubleshoot business issues and create process documentation
  • Create a continuous improvement program at Seaspan Ferries
  • Develop and deliver a training plan and package that will drive the CI culture
  • Act as a coach and mentor for all members of the Seaspan Ferries team
  • Act as a resource to the Senior Leadership Team on identifying and implementing CI opportunities
  • Create measures of success for each initiative
  • Drive the initiatives across the finish line
  • Lead major projects associated to the CI
  • Act as a key Advisor to the Vice President of Seaspan Ferries
Experience and Education
  • Minimum 10 years experience in continuous improvement and business processes improvement, ideally in a heavy industry environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management or in Industrial Engineering or evidenced equivalent experience
  • Six Sigma, Lean, or ISO certified a definite preference
  • MBA, P.eng, CPA, CMA, CGA, CA all are considered assets.
  • Proficiency in MS Project and MS Visio
Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies
  • Able to interact at all levels in the company from the CEO to the front-line team
  • Willing to dig in and get things done and drive for the finish line
  • Turn strategic goals into operational plans
  • The proven ability to coach and mentor teammates and be accessible to those whom need support
  • Ability to influence without authority across many different levels
  • Advanced level experience in Microsoft Office Suite, MS Project and MS Visio

Seaspan is committed to Employment Equity, supports diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including, women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

Note: Unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies will not be accepted

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