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Operations Leader

Location -[[Kuwait]] [[Ardiya]] ,[[Kuwait]] 

Job ID -[[5273]]

Role and Responsibilities:


  • Work with leadership team to identify opportunities for process improvement and cost savings.
  • Assist in managing the site’s cost reduction programs. Coordinate the cost reduction strategy aligning with budget and the continuous improvement calendar in order to achieve commitments.
  • Work across functional areas to develop effective solutions aligned with company and business unit/department objectives.
  • Manage and monitor project or program schedules and progress to ensure expected results are delivered on time and to budget.  Maintain, adjust and communicate updates to project plans as needed.
  • Through the application of Lean concepts, lead Kaizen events and key Six Sigma and/or Lean projects of varying size and scope to identify opportunities to increase efficiency, reduce costs and maximize asset utilization.
  • Support other Operational Excellence projects and Kaizen events as required.
  • Perform ad-hoc analyses and consult with business partners to develop solutions for improved efficiencies.
  • Utilize Value Stream Mapping as a planning tool to prioritize and select the continuous improvement activities.
  • Lead/work with functional teams to streamline processes to improve customer experience and enable profitable growth.
  • Develop mechanisms and lead initiatives and events to help the organization identify improvement opportunities that reduce/eliminate non-value added activities within production and business processes, (such as 5S, Visual Management, Daily Management Systems, Process Controls and Root Cause Analysis).
  • Provide ongoing support to multiple project teams.
  • Works with plant leadership in installing organizational supports for Operational Excellence (reviews, communications, rewards, software, etc.).
  • Leads improvement projects of significant size and scope.
  • Communicates Operational Excellence information/news to plant management, staff, and employees.
  • Assist in designing new procedures and methods for operational processes.
  • By utilizing projects charters with deliverables, will work with site leaders to identify, modify, and sustain desired changes including reducing waste and improving inefficiencies.
  • Mentor employees to realize benefits from all continuous improvement initiatives and act as a change agent to the site/organization.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and prioritize improvement opportunities with the management team.
  • Operations Capacity settings and forecasting business to meet the capacity.



Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.