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General information

All posting locations: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Job Function: 11 - Logistics

Department: 11 - 08 - Logistics Management

Date Published: 13-Jan-2021

Job Type: Regular

Description & Requirements

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES: 

  • Responsible for the management of the Execution within Logistics Operations- focusing on Customer Service Level keeping costs under control.
  • Lead collaborations with other Operations Functions:  Manufacturing- Quality- Procurement- etc.
  • Develop specific analysis related to inventory pre-built- safety stock levels- warehouse space constraints- transportation lanes bottlenecks- manufacturing line constraints- MRP processes- among others
  • Analyze structural problems- create and execute action plans to support customer service levels
  • Work with several cross-functional areas to implement the action plans related the topics above both in the immediate term and in the long term to avoid recurring issues
  • Map and define specific processes and interfaces for the ERP system’s integration. Improve current processes
  • Manage adherence to Global Playbooks and develop action plans for any routines that do not meet the requirements
  • Provide timely updates and analysis to Supply Chain partners to identify scenario planning opportunities.
  • Coach- motivate- and develop capabilities and execution team members to reach and maximize their full potential and overcome barriers.
  • Influence and communicate within multiple levels of the organization. Hold complete ownership of inventory and multiple logistics scorecard metrics.

Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering- Logistics- Supply Chain- or similar degree.
  • Ownership- strong ability to work cross-functionally- strong focus on results- pragmatism
  • Leadership skills
  • Strong people and process management skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels within the company.
  • Strong problem solving and collaboration skills
  • Process design and implementation
  • +5 years of experience in logistics/supply chain
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with multi-task experience.
  • Adept with computer software applications.
  • Excel- Access- Power Point- Word- Project.
  • Expertise with SAP - APO and ECC and Tableau
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma and PDCA theory and implementation.

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