Engineer Logistics Job Description

Engineer Logistics Job Description

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Engineer logistics provides design and development support to corporate Supply Chain leadership throughout the continuing transformation of logistics (ongoing).

Engineer Logistics Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Working closely with Facility engineers, warehouse experts, tool developers to execute simulation projects
Design, validate and implement layout to enable smooth operational flow of material
Provide development, maintenance and support of part presentation to meet production requirements
Review and adapt replenishment strategy of parts to suit business requirement and changes
Besides maintaining current systems control continuously revise and analyse the internal logistics processes related tightly to production of vacuum cleaners
Continuously improve internal logistics processes based on the expectations of Lean manufacturing
Define headcount necessary to effective carrying out of the processes, specify the tasks and responsibilities of co-workers, conduct training for co-workers (in warehouse and on the shop-floor) and create related documentation
Specify and eventually plan machines and equipment connected with internal logistics processes
Elaborate the actual or future arrangement draft and plan of the factory
Obtain in-depth knowledge of the current supply chain operations best practices within Volvo and outside Volvo

Engineer Logistics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Engineer Logistics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EVMS, PMP, ISO, HAZMAT, DOT, APICS, III, DAWIA, LEAN, ASQ

Education for Engineer Logistics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the engineer logistics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Management, Technical, Education, Business, Manufacturing, Supply Chain Management, Science, Industrial

Skills for Engineer Logistics

Desired skills for engineer logistics include:

Excel
Microsoft Office Suite - Project
PowerPoint
Word
Design of mechanical and electrical ICBM subsystems
Development of SE design solutions
End to end supply chain management
Integrated logistics management
Controls for midstream type installations
Databases

Desired experience for engineer logistics includes:

Polish Native speaker as must
Experience in a production, mission-critical, revenue-dependent, 24x7x365 operations environment preferred
Ability to physically move 25+ kg
Lean tools (i.e poka yoke / mistake proofing / pFMEA, SMED, Standard work, value stream mapping, TPM, 5S, continuous flow, visual factory, pull systems / kanban)
Technical graduation College (BA/Bsc) or University (MA/Msc) degree, Logistics faculty is of advantage
Minimum 2 years working experience in the field of logistics

Engineer Logistics Examples

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Engineer Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for engineer logistics
  • Inquiring specific requirements for production and define the methods within respective area
  • Planning appropriate logistic tools and equipment and assuring they fulfill all requirements and are available on time for the project
  • Reaching targets and KPIs, defining and implementing actions for optimization where required
  • Improving logistic processes in collaboration with other departments by constantly contributing to quality improvements and cost reduction actions
  • Improving the terms of contract logistics and negotiating with suppliers, in collaboration with Procurement
  • Identifying potential for improvement in the whole value chain
  • Regularly reporting to Management (Balance Score Card use, KPI, …)
  • Apply operations research techniques to optimize assignments, routing, and pricing under uncertainty
  • Propose improvements in all areas of the logistic flow within the factory to contribute ultimately to the Safety Quality Cost Delivery Mobilization and Environment objectives of the production site
  • Develops process improvements and strives for their realization and implementation in engaging effectively with operators and team leaders
Qualifications for engineer logistics
  • Experience in change management (how to drive along and implement changes)
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP is preferred), and practice in their usage
  • Is able to work independently and is self-assertive
  • Openness to tackling challenges
  • Order, receive, and inventory parts, components, supplies and equipment
  • Pack and ship classified and unclassified items (as specified under each TTO)
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Engineer Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of engineer logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer logistics
  • Participates actively in (multidisciplinary) projects when Logistics flows needs to be revisited
  • Act as trouble-shooter in the logistic flow in order to avoid disruptions to the production and distribution process
  • Build a network with relevant internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide technical support to warehousing and distribution functions on material handling, material storage, and logistical issues
  • Interact with V.P
  • Analyze work practices and establish, monitor and report productivity standards at various warehousing sites
  • Develop models for simulating and comparing freight activity and costs from multiple ship points
  • Identify and qualify potential 3PL partners that will improve service levels and/or reduce costs
  • Develop and maintain labor standards and productivity monitoring system for the DC’s
  • Assist in communications with internal and external customers regulatory agencies and members of the business community, respond to common inquiries or complaints
Qualifications for engineer logistics
  • Work with minimal supervision and be able to address and solve most issues
  • Supports various Air Force, Army and Navy programs
  • It is highly desirable candidate possess 15+ years’ experience in aerospace industry, preferably with a background in special test equipment, and project management
  • Knowledge of electrical and mechanical systems
  • Analyze new designs or design modifications for parts availability, efficiently through commonality, and maintainability
  • Research existing systems for supportability and identify areas where a system is at risk due to parts not in stock or parts not available
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Engineer Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an engineer logistics. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for engineer logistics
  • Assist with capital improvement projects, including development and execution of plans to support additional production lines or increased work volume
  • Provide technical support to Maintenance, Operations and I.T
  • Maintain D.C.’s layout, plans and drawings
  • Special projects and all other tasks as assigned
  • Ensures smooth inbound/outbound operations in ATS warehouse, including on-time delivery and zero defects
  • Designs and implements logistics processes in the areas of 3PL warehouse operations, or champions continuous process improvements according to business requirements
  • Initiate and lead lean and Six Sigma green belt projects in the area of inventory management and physical storage management
  • Responsible for 3PL management, which includes contract negotiation, performance review and process optimization
  • Responsible for DG/cold chain parts management in the areas of transportation and warehousing
  • Ensuring internal and external audit compliance
Qualifications for engineer logistics
  • Basic knowledge of physical CE infrastructures & equipment
  • Knowledge of features of mass production and manual assembly
  • Maintain accurate accountability records for classified and unclassified GFE
  • Prepare Logistics Support Analysis documents for KSC ground systems
  • Interfacing with Production Operations team relative to repairs
  • Must work well is a team environment
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Engineer Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an engineer logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer logistics
  • Develop a Bill of Materials and submit for approval prior to procurement
  • Provide traceability of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf products (hardware and software) to support requirements from approved listings prior to purchase or use
  • Coordinate with Sourcing/Procurement for offshore material and onshore material reception process
  • Implement Warehouse Management ERP for stock flow management
  • Raise and collect OTIF (On Time In Full) indicators (KPI)
  • Coordinate with the TJV Construction Manager in order to optimise the deliveries for construction materials (planning, material preparation)
  • To organise the scheduling for the delivery on the site work
  • Submission of weekly/monthly reports regarding logistics activities
  • Ensuring data integrity and accuracy of the customer’s Catalog Ordering Logistics Tracking System (COLTS) asset manager database by cross referencing input from multiple sources
  • Analyze and report on major supplier Turn Around Time (TAT) for repair items
Qualifications for engineer logistics
  • Strong background in transportation
  • Must have excellent project management and team building skills
  • Demonstrated Financial, Logistics, and Business Developments skills required
  • Coordination of Logistics operations activities for a domestic or international customer
  • Tracking retrofits and complete hardware transfer requests
  • Preparing Depot Repair Forms and performing other administrative tasks to move hardware through the repair process
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Engineer Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an engineer logistics. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for engineer logistics
  • Update internal database for tracking repairs from the time of arrival until the time they ship
  • Communicate repair requirements, schedules, and plans with the program Spares and Repairs Team based on needs in the field
  • Synchronize team initiatives to improve processes and procedures in accordance with program cost and productivity goals
  • Recommend updates to level of repair analysis (LORA), spares, tooling and documentation based on needs arising from the field
  • Responsible for a complete audit trail of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) and preparation & execution of the annual customer audit
  • Providing updates to technical documentation (e.g., Technical Manuals, Tech Bulletins), sparing models and sparing lists in COLTS database
  • Utilizing the logistics modeling methods for the purpose of identifying the various problems of supply chain operations related to receiving, storage, distribution, delivery and shipping
  • Conduct logistics studies that examine the flow of products/information through complex systems and develop optimized models to minimize waste and improve material flow
  • Development and optimization of system distribution concepts
  • Line Side Material optimization, Pack density calculation and modeling
Qualifications for engineer logistics
  • Ordering and/or tracking status of parts required for repairs
  • Eight or more years of functional area experience
  • Pack, wrap and shipping
  • Technical or business degree, ideally completed successfully with a focus on logistics or equivalent education
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a supply chain or logistics role, preferably in an technical environment accompanied by additional years of manufacturing experience
  • In-depth knowledge of production processes and Lean Production

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