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SWJ Technology Logistics Engineer in Ladson, South Carolina

PURPOSE:

Manage materials, goods, and products (including importing and exporting) to ensure that they are in the right place to meet customer demand.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, manage and evaluate logistics operations liaising with internal stakeholders, suppliers, logistics providers, transportation companies and customers.

  • Create and implement best practice logistics principles, policies, and processes across the organization to improve operational and financial performance.

  • Deliver solutions to logistics problems while maintaining high levels of quality and service within budgetary requirements.

  • Monitor quality, quantity, delivery times, and transport costs; negotiate rates and contracts with transportation and logistics providers and recommend optimal transport modes, routes or frequency.

  • Identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process and interpret trends and analyze and review data.

  • Select carriers/suppliers and monitor service against performance criteria and ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.

  • Assess and make recommendations for logistics processes in potential new facilities or plants and advise of cost implications and efficiency.

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and identify inefficiencies and cost optimization opportunities.

  • Manage, coach, and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements.

  • Perform other duties as assigned in order to support customer and business demands.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Operations Management, or a related field of study -OR- the equivalent combination of education and/or years of relevant work experience.

  • Minimum of three (3) years of relevant professional experience in a Supply Chain or Transportation function within the automotive manufacturing environment with emphasis on logistics processes and procedures.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Project Management skills and a proven record of effective problem-solving.

  • Advanced understanding of manufacturing processes, supply chain management, and associated components, specifically in the automotive industry.

  • Effective planning skills; ability to handle multiple projects through to completion.

  • Business acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of costs, production schedules, and customer orders.

This job description is a high-level overview of general expectations of this position. It is not intended to list every responsibility of the position nor does it represent an employment contract of any kind.

The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against a qualified individual with a disability. To be qualified for this position, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties and functions of this position with or without a reasonable accommodation. SWJ TECHNOLOGY operates under employment-at-will.

SWJ TECHNOLOGY is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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