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Expectations:

  • Accomplish day to day tactical objectives in support of the company and the department goals.
  • Demonstrates adherence to company policies and procedures in support of safety, quality, delivery, cost and morale initiatives.
  • Embrace and promotes company core values to establish and maintain a culture committed to ethical practices, legal compliance and a union-free environment.
  • Takes initiative to participate in training and developing opportunities to prepare for current and future challenges.

Role(s):

  • Supports the Logistics Planning Team through designing and implementing lay-out, material flow, developing new equipment, auditing material, managing improvement projects and reporting

Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Optimization of the area used for material storage in the warehouse.
  • Layout concepts of equipment for purchasing, jig, work station, part feed rack and etc.
  • New rack designs and proposals in AutoCAD or similar program.
  • Research tools and request quotations from suppliers (equipment, tool, fixtures, purchased components, etc.)
  • Control PR and PO (VATTZ System)
  • Manage the project budget, material requisitions and purchase orders.
  • Audit and maintain equipment in optimum condition in order to prevent quality damages to the material.
  • Manage logistics improvement projects and provide up to date information to upper management when requested.
  • Direct activities associated with maximizing profitability.
  • Develops Logistic processes by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing Logistic methods and equipment.
  • Improves WH efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, manpower and equipment layout.
  • Engage in program design and development stages to the launch of a new car project.
  • Manager all programs related Logistic Improvement (Feed System, Material Shortage Monitoring)
  • Provide weekly and monthly reports regarding project updates.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field)
  • PC literate, Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • 2D/3D AutoCAD proficiency
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