Logistics Manager

thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems of America LLC - Chattanooga, TN3.9

30+ days agoFull-time
Your responsibilities
Position Summary: The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership and direction required to plan, communicate, purchase and monitor supplier / internal resource requirements to ensure timely and cost effective receipt of required material, storage management, and efficient on time delivery of finished product to the customer. Responsibility / Activity:
Develop, manage and motivate a logistics team consisting of a buyer/planner, warehouse supervisor, receiving and supplier compliance.
Monitors shipping/receiving performance and investigates discrepancies to resolve/eliminate process deficiencies.
Supervises the full utilization and accuracy of facility Warehouse Management system. Analyzes inventory variances, identifies root causes of discrepancies and provides effective corrective action.
Support internal or external audit requirements relative to the planning, procurement and inventory control functions.
Provide professional development for all materials team members. Explain and support company policies and procedures.
Lead and manage all procurement and materials management activities including order placement, supplier evaluation, and supplier capacities.
Ensure all master data is accurate and maintained according to company guidelines for the Logistics department
Maintain all company directed KPI’s aligned with team responsibilities.
Budget for Logistics Department.
Lead and manage logistic service providers. Tactical and strategically supervision of the domestic and global inbound supply chain in consultation with Corporate Supply Chain Management in Germany.
Lead contact from local operations for Corporate Supply Chain Management. Active participation in annual logistic group meetings.
Operate appropriately within respective areas of the Quality Program
Additional responsibilities and activities may be added on a need basis, as assigned by management
Your profile
Knowledge & Skills: SAP – 3 to 5 years’ experience; modules: MM, SD, JIT Automotive Microsoft Office Products (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) – 3 to 5 years’ experience Inventory Control and Root Cause Analysis – 3 to 5 years’ experience Negotiating skills Analytical cognitive abilities Ability to act in a self-confident and authoritative manner Become aware of the Quality Program Education: Minimum education requirement: Business degree preferred, or minimum 3 years related experience Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products Experience: 8 - 10 years supply chain, inventory and scheduling in a lean manufacturing environment using MRP 3-5 years lean manufacturing experience Leadership experience Working knowledge of supply chain related activities in SAP preferred Experience in a global manufacturing environment preferred Experience in direct customer and vendor contact Other Requirements & Working Conditions: Labor conditions:
Sporadically travelling – NAFTA and overseas
Working in office and warehouse area

Internal relationships with:
Colleagues of the same hierarchical level.
Coordinators and managers.

External relationships with:
Logistics service providers
Our offer to you

Safety at work & Healthcare
Safety at work & Healthcare: Highest standards in occupational safety and health, comprehensive programs and measures for safety at work and preventive healthcare with comprehensive coverage and flexible options.

Security for the future
Financial security for your individual retirement plan.

Respect, recognition and appreciation of the contribution of everyone. Regular team - and social events.

Continuing development
Training and continuing developement options. Help to grow alongside with us, in personality and profession.

Compensation & benefits
We offer a lot: Fair working conditions and a reasonable, competitive compensation are the foundation for many more attractive benefits.

Open, tolerant and constructive work environment with a team consistent of diverse views and backgrounds.
We are looking forward to your application
We work together closely and respect each other, for over 200 years now and up till today. If that is just as important to you as it is to us, apply now!

thyssenkrupp Automotive Systems of America. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, genetics, disability, gender identity, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected characteristic required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to contact us directly.

We are thyssenkrupp!
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of €41,5 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.