Careers - Venture Logistics

Position:  Network Logistics Engineer
Location:  Rochester Hills, MI
Job Id:  322
# of Openings:  1

 
Position Description
          
 
Venture Logistics
 
 
 
HR DEPARTMENT ONLY
FLSA:
(Ogletree preliminary designation: exempt)
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Position Title:
Logistics Engineer
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Location:
Rochester Hills, MI
Date Approved:
 
Reports to:
Senior Logistics Engineer
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POSITION SUMMARY
The Logistics Engineer (LE) will be responsible for developing logistics and transportation plans for assigned customers and pre sales activities. The LE will play a key role in achieving company objectives and contribute to identifying, analyzing and developing value-added supply chain solutions for current and prospective customers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS FOR THIS POSITION:
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Description

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Responsible for the tactical planning of assigned customer and potential customers inbound logistics design
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Develop and implement optimal route designs that minimize miles and transit while full utlizing conveyances that meet customer inventory carrying cost objectives
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Initiate, direct and follow thru on projects as needed to implement savings initiatives, customer network optimization opportunities, new launch initiatives, and customer expansion opportunities.
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Track, analyze and communicate key performance metrics
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Responsible for internal communications and presentations related to key performance metrics, program updates and on-going program information
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Drives best practices with logistics managers and control tower operations
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Regular and predictable attendance
OTHER SIGNIFICANTJOB FUNCTIONS INCLUDE:
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Description

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Utilize logistics analysis tools such as PC Miler, 3d Load diagrams, tactical routing software and network optimization software.
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Analyze material release quantities against part/packaging data to determine optimal shipment frequency, volume and weight
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Comply with company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and regulations.
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Additional duties as assigned

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Transportation, or business related field with five to ten years’ experience in automotive logistics preferred.
PREFERRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE
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REQUIRED SKILLS (TECHNICAL, CLERICAL, LANGUAGE, ETC.)

  • Must have excellent analytical and communication skills
  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience and ability to utilize transportation management systems (TMS) and automotive optimization tools.
  • Ability to grasp new concepts and quickly adapt to changing circumstances/environment
  • Ability to analyze problems and opportunities and systematically approach them to make improvements both short term and long term

PREFERRED SKILLS (TECHNICAL, CLERICAL, LANGUAGE, ETC.)

  • Ability to effectively lead meetings – face to face, conference calls and/or on-line
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PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit.  Employees must be able to hear in order to perform their essential job functions
WORK ENVIRONMENT
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 

 

OTHER INFORMATION

 
  • The essential job functions and major job functions are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the job functions that an individual will be required or expected to perform. 
  • Position Descriptions may be changed or revised by the Company from time to time at its sole discretion.
 
 
 
 
 
This Position Description is not intended to guarantee, and does not guarantee, ongoing employment or employment for a definite term, either in this position or with the Company.  Absent an enforceable written contract to the contrary, and to the fullest extent allowed by federal, state and local law, an employee’s employment relationship with the Company is at-will.
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