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Continuous Improvement Manager

Continuous Improvement Manager – IDENTIFIED FIRST NATIONS ROLE

IPA are seeking First Nations candidates for this Continuous Improvement Manager role.


Our client is a division of a top 20ASX company with over 100,00 employees they are a trusted partner in workwear solutions and Australia’s largest workwear provider, manufacturing over seven million units each year.

Our client prides themselves on a continuous investment in innovation, market knowledge, pioneering ideas, and a commitment to sustainability practices. They work as one team and put their customers first, and they do this with integrity and are passionate about what they do!

Joining the team is an opportunity to thrive in an inspiring, safe, and inclusive community.


The Continuous Improvement Manager is a crucial role within the Supply Chain leadership team. The Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for driving the continuous improvement agenda whilst fostering a culture of excellence. Supported by Supply Chain Analytics, you will make recommendations on business and department strategies, identify opportunities to improve business performance, and drive both internal and external growth. In this role you are:
  • responsible for analysing and identifying cost optimization opportunities.
  • working with relevant stakeholders to implement process improvement – change the ways of working and operations-developing cost-saving benefits.
  • lead and implement approved continuous improvement efforts identified by specific sites, companies, DC managers, sales team, and customers.
As the Continuous Improvement manager, you will foster partnerships with all external 3PL (3rd Party Logistics) providers, you will be responsible for driving their performance against KPIs, developing relationships, exploring potential 3PL expansion, and contributing to the company’s growth strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant impact on the Supply Chain and drive growth for the company.

  • Lead and coordinate a wide variety of identified and approved initiatives and projects designed to improve processes and performance in all areas of the business, as well as supporting new ventures and customer solutions.
  • Lead the implementation and sustainability of Lean Practices across the Supply Chain
  • Hands on involvement to prove process concepts and implementation of improvement activities.
  • Lead and Manage studies in cost, quality, productivity, flow, safety, and root cause analysis.
  • Identify and recommend location specific company-wide improvement initiatives and opportunities.
  • Communicating project objectives and progress at Executive level, demonstrating traction being achieved
  • Analyse data to identify cost saving opportunities, as well as leading Process Improvement initiatives.
  • Working Cross Functionally to influence change and realise cost savings.
  • Manage all 3PL partnerships to ensure best in class performance for the company and the company’s customers.
  • You will be highly commercial and possess strong communication skills to influence stakeholders at all levels. Along with your business acumen, you will have:
  • Ability to communicate to and influence key stakeholders.
  • Supply Chain knowledge and experience managing teams and influencing a large group of employees in one location.
  • Understanding the drivers of Supply Chain costs
  • Previous experience in managing teams; as well as influencing a large group of employees in one location.
  • Strong Analytical background with ability to use Excel to a very high level; PowerBI and understand the use of a Warehouse Management System.
  • Understanding of Continuous Improvement Lean practices
  • Understanding of Project Management principles
This role offers a great opportunity to join a great team of like-minded, hard-working people who are passionate about achieving the company’s vision, growth, and objectives.

Excellent benefits, a competitive salary and incentives- Hybrid work arrangements and opportunities to further your career within a company that aspires to build a culture where diversity and inclusion is celebrated!


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