CBH Group

Business Improvement Specialist

CBH Group

Esperance, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 31/07/2018

Job Category:

Manufacturing, Chemical & Industrial / QA / Continuous Improvement

Job description:

The CBH Group is an integrated grain supply chain co-operative owned and controlled by approximately 4,200 Western Australian grain growing businesses. CBH is Australia’s largest co-operative, with operations extending along the grain supply chain from storage, handling and transport to marketing and processing. Our safety vision is that everyone returns home safely at the end of each work day. We’re committed to providing a safe, healthy and productive work environment with a diverse and inclusive culture.

What about your team?

Reporting to the centrally located Business Improvement Manager, you will work alongside the frontline management teams to identify and deliver operational improvements to drive efficiency and business performance across the CBH Group. We are recruiting multiple roles to be based at one of the following locations:

  • Geraldton
  • Merredin
  • Albany
  • Esperance

What will your day look like?

  • Identify process improvements across the supply chain and drive business performance through the development, coordination and implementation of management systems that drive business performance
  • Develop productivity and innovation strategies to maximise the efficiency of the organisation
  • Coach individual department leaders in the application of business improvement methods and Lean Principles to solve business problems
  • Demonstrate a clear problem-solving methodology through the application of structured root cause analysis systems, analysing data or processes, performing gap analysis and making well-judged decisions to implement sustainable solutions through Continuous Improvement

What can CBH offer you?

CBH offer a range of employee focused benefits aimed at ensuring a healthy work life balance, including:

  • Competitive salary package commensurate with experience
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • 13-weeks paid parental leave
  • CBH Superannuation Fund, and
  • Corporate Employee discounts including travel, health insurance funds and financial services

What will help you succeed?

You will be a capable, motivated self-starter with exceptional communication skills and the ability to create buy-in and engagement from diverse stakeholder groups. You will ideally possess:


  • Tertiary qualification, engineering (preferred), maths, science or other discipline
  • Up to 8 years relevant experience with a high level of technical knowledge
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working with a LEAN manufacturing, supply chain optimisation or industrial process management
  • Sound knowledge of operating environments and exposure to management operating systems
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to create buy-in and engagement from diverse stakeholder groups
  • Able to effectively plan and manage multiple priorities and activities in line with time and budget commitments.


  • Previous experience in export commodity supply chain environment.

CBH supports diversity and encourages applications from people of all backgrounds to be a part of a friendly and inclusive work environment and flexible work arrangements may be considered.

If this position is right for you, apply before close of business Monday, 20 August 2018. Alternatively, for further information please contact Ainsley Sisley on ph (08) 9237 9824. To find out more about working at CBH go to

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date if sufficient applications are received prior.