Plant Logistics Manager
HR Communications Manager - Chattanooga, TN

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Missions

Missions

KPI and/or main

deliverables

  • Promote safety culture in its area of responsibilities
  • Ensure 100% on-time deliveries to customers while continuously reducing
inventory levels and logistics costs.

  • Manage the upstream, internal and downstream physical and information
flows (SCOOP) of the plant and of its SILS.

  • Continuously improve the plant supply-chain based on lean principles and
best practices. Ensures the respect of PO standards.

  • Performance indicators :
  • Number of accident and near misses related to logistics operations
  • Customer service rate (serial and service parts), missed cars
  • Inventory level (lead time and/or stock coverage),
  • Logistics costs (incl. premium transport costs and transportation filling
rate),

  • Supplier service rate
  • Process indicators:
  • COGI, inventory adjustments
  • customer forecast accuracy, adherence to broadcast window
  • First time good EDI integration, booking in, good stock transfer and good
shipping.

Activities

  • Ensure that safety policies are understood and respected within his area of responsibilities
  • Build up the logistics budget and follows it up
(surfaces (internal/external), handling means, transport, labor, Dpt overheads costs)

  • Guarantee the logistics efficiency by monitoring KPI (see above) and related action plans
Build the progress plan and ensures its implementation, and pilot the TPM logistic pillar.

  • Ensure that resources are available to meet customer requirements, short term, mid-term and longterm
for both serial and service parts :
  • Manage day to day customer interface
  • Guarantee a smooth production plan through an efficient master plan process
  • Manage all in-BOM inventories: goods incoming, warehousing, stock transfer and linefeeding,
shipping and deliveries. Find the best balance between low bought-out parts

inventory and production line feeding without shortage through efficient supplier

procurement

  • Anticipate mid/long-term capacity issues and propose solutions to the plant management
  • Develop contingency plans
  • Manage his/her team to guarantee best skills and motivation and workload
(headcount, performance, communication, development)

  • Be part of the supply-chain network, be informed about best practices developed in other PO
plants

  • Ensure the good usage of SCOOP
  • Set up all standards operating procedures related to his/her activity and continuously improve them
  • Assist production with logistics issues
(Setting up of action plans, setting up of logistics tools, helping them with logistics incidents...).

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  • Manage relationships with the logistics service partners (transport carriers, customs clearance
brokers…).

  • Participate to customer logistic audit.
  • For new products, in relation with the Optimap team, validate logistics project scheme and
deliverables. Takes part in launch readiness. Manages all logistics activities to insure flawless product

launch.

  • Manage product run-out by limiting obsolescence consequences
  • During industrial projects, set up all standards operating procedures related to his/her activity, builds
up indicators follow-up, recruits and trains his/her team, validates logistics project scheme and

deliverables , takes part in manufacturing readiness and insures flawless product launch for his

activities

Knowledge / Qualification / Previous Experience

Dedication to safety

Customer orientation

Leadership / Team spirit / People Management

Multi-functional & Multi-cultural communication / English mandatory

Openness to new ideas / Decision making / Autonomy

Computer literacy (SAP, Excel, Access) – Data analysis

Advanced TPM & Lean knowledge

APICS – CPIM

We are an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future (external applicants).