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Continuous Improvement Projects Manager


About the Job: 
As Continuous Improvement Manager, you´ll be accountable for finding new productivity ideas, driving, implementing, and leading Continuous Improvement initiatives & projects in entire supply organization as well as being a strong ambassador to make CI as a mindset in the organization and across other Reckitt markets to benefit from benchmarking, getting best practices from region. 

Responsibility covers but not limited with; supporting organization to be creative on new projects, follow up efficiency of operations and propose if any improvement is required, facilitating trainings (Kaizen, 6 sigma etc.) to make CI as a living thing, deploying process improvement projects (like 3PL tenders, customer centric projects & IT projects) to make supply operations simple, better, cheaper. 

Major Key Accountabilities:
•    Being ambassador for supply organization, follow up projects with owners & give update in CI specific in all productivity related platforms, 
•    Implement and sustain Continuous Improvement initiatives and activities across business, 
•    Ensure projects are well recorded in collaboration with finance teams in productivity tracking system (Anaplan etc.) & follow up monthly phasing is updated according to actuals, 
•    Accountable for tracking all CI Projects and reporting progress to leadership team, 
•    Lead workshops, trainings, meetings, events, with sites teams to support standardization and CI, and bridge gaps between expectations and reality.
•    Together with the supply team, analyze the ‘as is’ in terms of warehousing, import/ export, customer satisfaction, process standardization and execution, functional organization, wastes and inefficiencies etc: Identify current process and/or gaps and propose “to be” for improvement, 
•    Facilitate successful Kaizen, Gemba walks and rapid improvement process events; acting as an advisor to cross-functional teams to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems in a compressed timeline, to identify, diagnose and address bottlenecks and inefficiencies.
•    Provide thought leadership and serve as a change agent at specific organizational productivity councils, monthly meetings, 
•    Drive and share best practices through all sites; proactively identify and promote sharing of learnings and best practices across sites and region.

•    BS Degree from an accredited college/university,
•    At least 3-5 years of experience in a relevant business discipline e.g. Operations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain management, and/or finance,
•    Fluent in English, 
•    Database and Data Analysis capabilities desirable,
•    Excellent software skills on MS office tools (especially Excel & Power point), 
•    Good presentation skills, 
•    Must be highly organized with excellent time management and prioritization skills,
•    Self-starter able to work independently with minimum supervision,
•    Ability to quickly develop and execute a plan amongst ever changing priorities,

 Preferred experience: 

  • Facilitating Kaizen workshops, productivity trainings, site Gemba walks, 
  • Project Management, 
  • Supply Chain Project Management,
  • Implementing large supply projects (warehouse tenders, GTM changes etc.),
  • Lean Six Sigma certification as a green belt is plus.


At Reckitt, we recognise that in real life, great people don’t always ‘tick all the boxes’. That’s why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don’t meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you. Come and join a team whose purpose is to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner and healthier world.

All qualified applicants to Reckitt will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

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