Full Job Description
A Logistics Engineer supports process improvement and task-out projects, typically related to cost out. An Engineer may perform operational analysis, process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project management. Must be a self starter, detail oriented, able to manage multiple projects, possesses excellent communication and analytical skills, works well with a team, interacts with multiple levels and functions within the Global Logistics organization.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25% Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects.
25% Develops business tools and solutions based on knowledge, product or technology. Reviews and recommends system/software enhancements as needed.
25% Develops reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies and develops business rules and standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes. Develops and maintains cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models.
25% Provides facility and capacity planning analysis for distribution and transportation functions in Logistics. Conducts time studies, rate analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path analysis and supply chain analysis. Develops metrics and key performance indicators for assigned business units.
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to Manager, Logistics
No direct responsibility for supervising others.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel 10% - 25% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering Degree
Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology
Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and Visio.
Advanced Skills in: Mini-tab, Access, SQLVisual Basic, Visio, Project, Specialized Software dependent upon position
Project Management Skills
Advanced Data Modeling Skills
Finance/CBA/Capital Budget Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.
Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups.
Financial Acumen: Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to manage budgets, forecast costs, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision-making.
Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas, organizational structure, and key business drivers to support company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding individual and functional impact on the whole organization.