Industrial/Mechanical Engineering (IE/ME) Logistics Manager

Posted In: Shippensburg, Pennsylvania


Industrial/Mechanical Engineering (IE/ME) Logistics Manager – Delegate tasks to direct reports in order to support production KPI's (S,Q,D,C,E and P), keep projects on schedule, and within budget; perform responsibilities associated with warehousing and logistics (time standards, manufacturing related tools and equipment, and process documentation); guide, support and coach direct reports to use lean manufacturing tools and employee involvement to work toward continuous improvement in the manufacturing operations; support implementation of Volvo Production System and Operational Development (VPS and OD); recommend and execute plans to establish industrial capacity in support of production rate proposal; oversees, develop and improve processes, quality and procedures in manufacturing and other support functions to reduce costs, and improve productivity and throughput; support short and long plan industrial plan to achieve flexible and efficient capacity solutions; select optimum capital equipment as appropriate; then justify and oversee purchase, installation and start-up; serve as a catalyst and technical resource for team problem solving and continuous improvement; manage the implementation of change to the warehousing and logistics processes; ensure the auditing of processes and machines, and provide feedback to the Production Areas for continuous improvement; provide training and support direct reports and cascading to their depts.; ensure good, bi-directional communications between all levels of the department through the use of staff meetings, daily status meetings, etc.; and perform responsibilities common to all managerial/supervisory positions (i.e. hire, fire, evaluate performance, administer policies, coach, discipline, communicate, train and develop, problem solve and motivate) for optimum control of the company's human resources. Supervise 1 Materials Supply Manager, 1 Senior Processor and 2 Manufacturing Engineer IIIs.

Requirements - Bachelor or foreign equivalent degree in Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering/Technology or Mechanical Engineering and 4 years of experience in the job offered or 4 years of experience in manufacturing processes in a heavy equipment industry and capital/budgeting duties. Special skills - 4 years of experience in warehousing and logistics, including logistics layout developments, manpower calculation, value stream mapping and process design capabilities; 2 years of indirect management and project management experience; 2 years of experience designing flows for production, Just In Time process, lean manufacturing concept, continuous improvement techniques; and 2 years project management for logistics, flows, warehouse design and line feeding flows. Occasional domestic or international travel required.

Worksite Location - Volvo Construction Equipment North America, LLC, 312 Volvo Way, Shippensburg, PA 17257

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