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Manager, Logistics Continuous Improvement

Company:  Ball Corporation

RS, 11070

Date:  4 Jul 2024
Job Category:  Supply & Logistics
Req ID:  36633

Further your career at Ball, a world leader in manufacturing sustainable aluminium packaging. Achieve extraordinary things when you join our team, and make a difference in your professional development, the community, and around the globe!

Ball is thrilled to receive Newsweek's 2023 Top 100 Global Most Loved Workplace award! As a sustainable product leader, we have over 21,000 global team members. From endlessly recyclable aluminum cans, and cups, to aerosol bottles, our goal is to contribute to a better community, society, and world.

Position overview:


The role will enhance operational efficiency by identifying optimization areas, devising improvement strategies, and implementing solutions to streamline processes, reduce costs, increase throughput, and ensure smooth goods flow across the supply chain. 


Key responsibilities include: 


  • Analyze current logistics processes and workflows to identify areas for improvement

  • Utilize data analysis techniques to assess performance metrics such as cycle time, inventory turnover, and transportation costs

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including warehouse operations, transportation, and procurement to gather insights and develop improvement initiatives

  • Design and implement Lean, Six Sigma, or other continuous improvement methodologies to optimize logistics operations

  • Develop and maintain performance dashboards and KPIs to monitor progress and track improvements

  • Conduct regular audits and assessments to ensure compliance with safety, quality, and regulatory standards

  • Provide training and coaching to logistics team members on continuous improvement principles and tools

  • Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in logistics and supply chain management

  • Collaborate with IT teams to leverage technology solutions such as automation, data analytics, and optimization software to improve logistics processes


What are we looking for? 


  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Supply Chain Management or Statistics or relevant working experience in applying continuous improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma or Kaizen to logistics processes

  • Experience in logistics management, including transportation, warehousing, and distribution, to understand operational intricacies and identify areas for improvement

  • Experience in  project management, including planning, execution, and implementation of improvement initiatives within logistics operations; leading improvement projects from initiation to completion, including planning, execution, and monitoring of milestones and outcomes

  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma, Kaizen, or other continuous improvement methodologies to identify inefficiencies and implement process enhancements

  • Experience analyzing  logistics data, identify trends, and develop actionable insights to improve operational efficiency

  • Supply chain concepts, including demand planning, procurement, and supplier management, to ensure alignment with overall logistics strategy

Ball Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We actively encourage applications from everybody, regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, faith, ability, or orientation.


When you join Ball you belong to a team of over 21,000 members worldwide. Our products range from infinitely recyclable aluminum cans, cups to aerosol bottles that enable our customers to contribute to a better world.


Each of us has a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion which is the foundation of our culture of belonging. Everyone at Ball is making a difference by doing what we love. Because what we create may change, but what we will always make is a difference.


Please note the advertised job title might vary from the job title on the contract due to local job title structure and global HR systems.


No agencies please.


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