Continuous Improvement Manager

Join us in the pursuit of perfection!
We’re expanding our Continuous Improvement Team and are on the lookout for the right person to help us turn ‘good’ into ‘great’, and ‘great’ into ‘even better’.

As one of our newest members in the Continuous Improvement Team, you play two important roles: on one hand, you are fulfilling duties in the field of Training (1), and on the other hand you continuously innovate business processes as Business Improvement Manager (2).

  1.        Training As a Corporate Trainer, you are responsible for the
professional development of our staff, by defining, creating, and
building ways to help them perform at their absolute best! You
offer training and coaching and analyze the results in order to
decide the best way forward.  

2.       Business Improvement The Business Improvement role is also key
position within a team that’s responsible for the delivery of
process innovation and improvement initiatives throughout all
NewPort’s departments and disciplines. You will play a direct role
in shaping our approach to sustainable change and growth.  

You will be able to directly influence the outcome of your work and can make a lasting impact on the organization!

About NewPort

As NewPort Tank Containers we are specialized in the international transportation of chemical fluids, foodstuff and gas in tank containers. With our worldwide offices and network of agents, we are one of the biggest players in our market.

Responsibilities, you will:

1.        Training
- Train and guide new colleagues during the onboarding process and at
later stages in their NewPort careers.
- Coordinate and organize NewPort’s training events and workshops.
- Create content in our e-learning platform (with Moodle/Articulate) and help maintain it.
- Take the lead in identifying training needs in partnership with HR and
the Management Team.
- Provide our teams with training in business rules, logistics processes,
quality management and the use of our different software tools.  

2.       Business Improvement
- Take the lead in recognizing business improvement actions and
implement and evaluate them.
- Validate new and existing processes and procedures to ensure the
instructions are understandable, well-communicated and documented,
locally and globally.
- Assure that planned improvements are implemented, measured, and
checked across operating results.
- Work closely together with a team of six Trainers & Business
Improvement Managers globally.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • (Must) experience in teaching/training and coaching in a professional environment.

  • (Must) great organizational skills – you are a self-starter with a hands-on mentality and can independently manage your own tasks/projects.

  • (Must) analytical and problem-solving skills; Process improvements and the PDCA cycle ring a bell to you!

  • (Must) fluency in English and at least B1-level Dutch.

  • (Must) a creative, open mind; full of ideas!

  • (Pre) an open personality and is able to inspire and motivate others and can facilitate training sessions and workshops with energy and fun.

  • (Pre) familiarity with creating content in an LMS; a strong plus.

  • (Pre) an education in a related study field: Psychology, Education, Social Sciences, Creative fields, Logistics Management

  • You are not afraid to speak up with the aim of creating a better situation.

  • You feel at ease in a fast-paced environment which changes easily and can adapt and prioritize under changing circumstances, without losing track of the end goal.

What does NewPort offer you?

  • The opportunity to make a direct impact on our European offices (NL, Germany, France, and the UK),

  • This role will further develop your training skills and together we will operate within a global environment.

  • A competitive salary, travel allowance, pension plan of which 2/3 is covered by us, 24 vacation days & 3.5 ADV days.

  • A dynamic environment in a team that supports each other! It's an international environment, so you'll work with colleagues from various backgrounds.

  • We're committed to introducing you to NewPort and having the NewPort teams get to know you in a fun way. With an extensive onboarding program and plan, we ensure that you get to know your colleagues, the business, and your role.

  • Beyond the onboarding plan, we also care about your long-term development: we offer training opportunities and room for growth.

  • Not to forget: monthly Friday afternoon drinks, an annual summer BBQ with international colleagues, and a rocking Christmas and New Year's party!

Our office is located in Moerdijk – not easily accessible by public transport. Therefore, having your own means of transportation is essential.  

Would you like to know more about us as a company, are you interested in our other vacancies or are you looking for stories of our own employees? Take a look at our website!  

Are you interested, do you have questions, or would you like to apply right away? Go ahead and send your resumé and motivation directly to!  

Acquisition with regards to this vacancy is not appreciated.