Logistics Analyst

  • location: Detroit, MI
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $65,000 - $72,000 per year

job description

Logistics Analyst

job summary:
Manufacturer in the greater Detroit area is seeking a Logistics Analyst to join their growing team. The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree in Engineering and at least 2 years of experience with route design/optimization. Automotive parts assembly experience highly preferred.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. 
location: Detroit, Michigan
job type: Permanent
salary: $65,000 - 72,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Provide necessary support for the successful operation of transportation and launch of new company programs
  • Plans, directs, and coordinates internal and external processes in the industrial plant
  • Designs, improves, and prepares plans for new transportation route and its system.
  • Develops and assists in the development of transportation-related SAP transactions.
  • Prepares transportation budget and improvement plan.
  • Models transportation scenarios
  • Identifies saving opportunities through analyzing truck utilization and customer demands.
  • Confers with carriers, supplier and 3PL to discuss plans, specifications, or schedules.
  • Supervises the maintenance of transportation system.
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related field.
  • 2 year experience in route design and monitor transportation operation
  • 2 year experience in route/shipment optimization
  • Cost saving experience in route design and carrier bidding
  • SAP module experience
  • Automotive parts assembly experience preferred with 4 year experience in the assembly of modular
  • component systems.
  • Technical expertise and skill in designing and optimizing material flow processes.
  • 4 years working in a JIT assembly environment.
  • New product launch experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of ergonomics and safety standards in the automotive industry
  • SAP and MS Project are preferred.
  • Multi-lingual capabilities a plus

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 2 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Logistics
  • SAP Applications (2 years of experience is required)

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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