• location: Vance, AL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $40 per hour
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Contract position: Logistics Engineering Specialist position with an automotive manufacturing client located South of the Birmingham, AL area. This position will be responsible to establish targets for 3rd part Logistics Providers and then track and monitor the progress in regards to achieving Key Performance Indicators.

Responsibilities for the Specialist
  • Develop and monitor timing plans for new product project and future projects and then monitor and/or direct 3rd party Logistics contractors to ensure seamless material flow from launch to production
  • Coach, train, mentor, etc as needed to improve KPI's as required
  • Develop action plans with suppliers or contractors to prevent recurrence of issues and promote continuous improvement
  • Coordinate activities related to packaging, labeling, and internal delivery with internal departments, the logistics center and suppliers
  • Monitor parts movements on a daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly basis to insure accurate invoicing/payment, identity trends, and estimate needed budgets
  • Perform other related duties as required
Requirements for the Specialist

  • Bachelors Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain Logistics or a related area or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Approximately 5 or more years experience in logistics, preferably material handling or Industrial Engineering with and automotive manufacturer or Project Management experience in launch / changeover activities
  • Proven experience in project planning, monitoring and implementation in Logistics or a closely related field
  • Working knowledge of SAP or a other ERP system (JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, Oracle, etc)
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, etc)
  • Strong planning, organizational and analytical skills
  • Self motivated and able to succeed with minimal direction

    Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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