This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to analyze and interpret data and provide logistics information to aid cost effective, efficient, timely and high-quality logistics solutions.
The successful candidate will have spent considerable time launching new plants and/or new products in an automotive manufacturing environment. This position requires partnership with Supply Chain, QA/QC, Manufacturing, Packaging, Engineering, Finance, and Regulatory Affairs to implement new processes and manage changes. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.
Shift: 2nd shift m-f 3:00 pm to 11:30 PM
Interpret data on logistics elements, such as availability, maintainability, reliability, supply chain management, strategic sourcing or distribution, supplier management, or transportation.
Provide ongoing analyses in areas such as transportation costs, parts procurement, back orders, or delivery processes
Prepare reports on logistics performance measures
Confer with logistics management teams to determine ways to optimize service levels, maintain supply-chain efficiency, or minimize cost
Maintain databases of logistics information
Collate data from across the business
Ensure reliability, integrity and accuracy of data
Undertake detailed and thorough logistics analysis and identify opportunities to aid efficiency and cost optimization through evaluation of data
Ensure analysis is in line with business goals and targets
Create statistical and financial models and use appropriate software to review opportunities for cost savings and efficiencies in the logistics process, such as inventory levels, budget or transportation schedules
Make recommendations based on findings and analysis
Produce forecasts and estimates to aid financially sound decisions and cash flow planning
Ensure logistics costs are monitored, managed and under control
Collaborate with manager or stakeholders to determine effective solutions
Participate in regular planning reviews and change processes and prepare data in line with changes
Set up and provide regular reports and data relating to specific areas of the logistics process such as supplier analysis, transportation costs
Track logistics trends and use information to recommend changes
Utilize knowledge and research methods to benchmark logistics activities and to drive best practice results
Work with Logistics and other appropriate staff to resolve issues as and when required
Provide additional analytical support as required
Report against key performance indicators
Work towards and support a culture of continuous improvement and work to make business and department improvements wherever possible
Logistics, Inventory, Supply chain, Supervision
Top Skills Details:
Additional Skills & Qualifications:
5+ years of experience in any of the following areas: material flow, warehouse design, transportation management, dedicated fleet operations, distribution center management, materials handling, decision support systems and technology
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels.
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with ability to meet project timelines.
Experience with Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software, Enterprise resource planning ERP software, Analytical or scientific software, or Enterprise resource planning ERP software
Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
Bachelor's Degree preferred in Supply Chain, Logistics Engineering, Finance, Engineering or related field. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered
LEAN, GK, or Six Sigma Certifications a plus
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.