Continuous Improvement Manager

Management Dallas, TX San Fernando, CA Phoenix, AZ Irvine, CA


Position at BrightView Landscape Development

Brighter futures start here. BrightView takes pride in providing consistent, high-quality landscape services with a dependable service commitment. As the nation’s leading landscape services company, BrightView provides, through its team of more than 21,000 employees, services ranging from landscape maintenance and enhancements to tree care and landscape development for thousands of customers’ properties, including corporate and commercial properties, HOAs, public parks, hotels and resorts, hospitals and other healthcare facilities, educational institutions, restaurants and retail, and golf courses, among others. BrightView takes care of its employees, customers, and communities while delivering exceptional landscapes that positively impact millions of lives every day. A brighter future is in your hands.


Job Summary

The Manager of Continuous Improvement is responsible for developing, planning, and executing Brightview’s Continuous Improvement strategy across the entire organization.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead and deploy BrightView’s Continuous Improvement strategy across the entire organization, fostering a Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement mindset. 
  • Lead high-impact process improvement resources/teams and ensure standardization and implementation of Lean tools.
  • Responsible for overseeing a portfolio of improvement projects across BrightView ensuring project timelines and deliverables.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to identify and implement best practices across BrightView.
  • Serve as a leader, mentor, and coach on continuous improvement tools. Partnering across the company to embed a continuous improvement philosophy into BrightView’s culture.
  • identify and eliminate process waste, driving sustainable improvements. 
  • Define and oversee Continuous Improvement KPIs, positively impacting safety, quality, performance, and financial metrics. 
  • Collaborate with leadership to prioritize and improve critical areas. 
  • Drive the adoption of technology tools and projects.
  • Act as a change leader to explain, communicate, influence and drive initiatives.

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s or associate degree in Engineering, Business, Construction science, Construction management, Operations.
  • Continuous Improvement training and Black Belt Certification (highly preferred) 
  • 5+ years of experience in a Continuous Improvement leadership role.
  • Demonstrated experience deploying CI (kaizen, 5S, waste, line balancing and more) processes with ownership of complex cross-functional projects.
  • Proven leadership skills in complex and high-pressure environments. 
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities for problem resolution. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to influence and build relationships, fostering a culture of open communication and feedback. 
  • Ability to drive consensus, obtain buy-in from senior leadership, and lead successful change initiatives by setting priorities, removing barriers, and empowering high-performing teams. 
  • Up to 100% travel to multiple sites.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred


BrightView is an Equal Employment Opportunity and E-Verify Employer.