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Logistics Engineer / Supply Chain Engineer

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Job reference ID:
967237
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$ 70000 - $ 80000 per year
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Job Title: Logistics Engineer
**will relocate**
Location: Ladson, SC 29456
Reports To: Logistics Engineering Group Leader
Status of Hire: full-time, direct hire, salaried
Compensation: $70-80k
Hours: Mon-Fri 8-5
Job Summary:
Responsible for analyzing and implementing improvement initiatives related to internal supply chain receiving to inbound and managing outbound capacities.
Designs, specifies, and implements material flow and storage improvements based on Lean Manufacturing methodologies and processes to optimize productivity and reduce costs associated with material movements for incoming, in-process, storage and outbound transportation of materials.
Essential Functions:
Work to continually improve flow of parts to achieve better cycle times and reduced costs through optimization of material flow with suppliers, partners (3PLs) and customers
Approve and maintain all applicable PFEP data and records in both a database and ERP system
Establish, maintain, and communicate material flow specifications
Investigate material flow issues and coordinate resolution both internally and externally
Coordinate optimized material flow processes with consideration of impact to other departments
Develop and maintain KPIs to measure and improve material flow to production and along the external supply chain.
Provide cost estimates for material handling activity for new program quotes
Support and contribute to lean manufacturing practices such as 5S, Kanban, poka-yoke, Kaizen, visual management, 1-piece flow, etc.
Recommend and plan material handling and equipment as appropriate
Keep management abreast of progress, developments and pending issues
Ensure maintenance of quality standards in compliance with TS16949
Perform special projects as needed
Provide training to personnel as needed
All employees are responsible for having an awareness and understanding of ISO14001 standards
Deliver work purchases on time to meet customer / internal project milestones.
Coordinate selection and design of packaging containers with suppliers, customers, and logistics partners (returnable and expendable)
Develop and maintain metrics to measure and improve material flow to production
Provide cost estimates for material handling activity for new program quotes
Required Experience and Education:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management / Logistics required
Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and methodologies, material handling and warehouse equipment and storage techniques
3+ years' previous experience with Material Flow Design/Improvement in an automotive tier I parts manufacturing environment
Prior experience with the efficient, on-time delivery of raw materials from an off-site warehouse to a production facility
Prior experience working with SAP
Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)
Relatively high level of analytical and problem solving ability
Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
Must be self-directed, self-motivated and have the ability to work independently as well as an integral member of a team
Demonstrated understanding of MS Office software including Word, Excel, Visio, MS Project
German language skills preferred but not required
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required

**Must be authorized to work in the US regardless of visa transfer or sponsorship.
**Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.
**Local candidates will be given priority consideration; however, relocation is available for the candidate who meets all requirements.

Branch:
Greenville
Contact:
Laura Judd
Job reference ID:
967237
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