Continuous Improvement Manager
C.H Robinson

Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Posted in Retail

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Job Info

Are you looking for a new position where you can make an immediate impact at a Fortune 250 Company? Do you like to share your ideas, start new initiatives, and enact change? If so, the Continuous Improvement Manager may be a great fit! In this exciting new role, you will develop operational strategies that help achieve organizational excellence. You will drive execution of strategic initiatives through a Continuous Improvement framework with a variety of stakeholders at all levels. If you have experience in lean six sigma methodologies, strong change management capabilities, and proven success managing multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously, let's talk!

This position is based out of Eden Prairie, MN, our hybrid model will help you maintain a healthy balance.


  • Continuously identify and remove waste, friction and frustration from operational processes and create mechanisms for pro-actively assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of processes
  • Business Process Management (BPM) leadership of strategic initiatives that maximize customer value, increase operational efficiency, or increase volume throughput
  • Support implementation of operational strategy and planning in-line with Global Finance and enterprise strategies
  • Work with Analytics team to create and/or improve operational performance reports to provide insight to leadership and employees, monitor performance, workload, and resources
  • Drive changes needed within systems through collaboration with IT and other related resources to advance processes and automation
  • Collaborate with business partners across functions to ensure successful project implementation through the deployment of tools, processes, and personnel
  • Manage relationships and communication between internal and external project management resources, stakeholders, and senior management
  • Motivate team members and help create a culture of accountability
  • Create and execute on-going Continuous Improvement training, coaching and development
  • Ensure office employees and leaders focus on operational effectiveness and efficiency
  • Identify and stay current on industry trends and emerging market conditions related to organizational effectiveness, Continuous Improvement, and enabling technologies
  • Engineer processes to yield appropriate external service levels at appropriate costs while constantly optimizing resources
  • Overall project delivery including coordinating and managing resources, ensuring effective change management, identifying and mitigating risk, documenting processes, and communicating updates
  • Create an analytical culture to improve decision-making and drive efficiency, quality, and profitability

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 6 years of professional experience executing large, cross functional national initiatives
  • Minimum 3 years of experience using a continuous improvement framework within business operations such as lean six sigma or similar
  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience
  • Certification in lean, six sigma and/or related methodologies
  • Ability to travel up to 10% (domestically and internationally)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using business and data analytics to drive continuous improvement
  • Strong change management capabilities with emphasis on team behavior change
  • Excellent planning and project management skills with strong ability to effectively manage multiple cross-functional projects simultaneously
  • Thrive in an ambiguous work environment with minimal supervision and ability to make timely decisions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor messaging to the appropriate audience
  • Demonstrated leadership in a matrix organization, influencing without authority, conflict resolution skills, and ability to motivate and inspire team members to high performance levels
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships with team members, management, and internal/external partners
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams. We're committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran


We are proud to offer a top-tier benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan, as well as a broad range of career development opportunities.

About C.H. Robinson

From the produce you buy, to the water you drink, C.H. Robinson delivers products to people all around the globe. We are one of the world's largest 3rd party logistic providers. Join our diverse team to innovate, solve problems, have fun and thrive.

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