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Inter-Regional Flow Import Operations Specialist Job, Auburn Hills, MI

Job Number: 1028224

Location: Auburn Hills, MI

Date Posted: 6-5-2017


The selected candidate will be a high energy, results-driven individual who will play a key role in managing the flow of international parts with FCA affiliates, suppliers and our manufacturing plants. This is an opportunity to a join dynamic and fast growing segment of the Supply Chain Management Organization. Our mission is to enable the import and export of powertrain, components and CKD material between and within FCA regions -- leveraging investment, global capacity management, and speed-to-market. The Inter-Regional Flow Operations Specialist position is responsible for the Import Flow of material into Assembly, Powertrain and Manufacturing facilities within NAFTA and the Export Flow of material into Affiliates. This position is also responsible to manage the Freight Forwarders, 3PL's and Import/Export Consolidation Centers with material flow strategies optimizing processes and cost within NAFTA.
Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead activities to optimize material flow to plants and customers
  • Work closely with the Freight Forwarders and Transportation providers to drive seamless support of the FCA facilities and affiliate locations
  • Establish and ensure metrics are in place to measure and drive results within the various flows
  • Act as the primary interface between FCA US LLC, Fiat and Fiat affiliates
  • Responsible to ensure all necessary resources, processes and systems are in place to facilitate the supply of parts and components
  • Liaison within the team on an internal and external basis; Engineering, Manufacturing, ICT, Finance, Supplier Quality, Manufacturing, CCMPS, Purchasing, Production Control, Transportation Providers and 3PL's
  • Develop and deliver status updates to top management and customers while ensuring compliance of FCA NAFTA processes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in the automotive, OEM, or similar industry
  • Extremely organized, good planner, independent, and detail oriented
  • Proven analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams and lead
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask within tight deadlines
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in global multi-cultural environments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Supply Chain Management or MBA
  • Familiarity with FCA systems (SCM Systems, Change Management, Capacity, Logistics, International Packaging, Purchasing)
  • Demonstrated customer relationship skills
  • Plant operations and warehouse experience
  • Experience with Releases, CHIERS, EBOM, CHAMPS, Cosmic, CMIS, AETC's, CSDS, WebCN
  • Purchasing Systems Cross-functional experience in supply chain management disciplines
  • Experience interacting with multi-disciplinary and operational teams
  • Foreign language skills 

FCA US is proud to extend to its employees a compensation and benefits package that is designed to retain their talent and to motivate and reward job performance. Our present compensation program provides for competitive, market based salaries, and annual vacation and holiday time off. We make available a comprehensive health care benefits plan which, depending upon the employee’s role, includes medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage. We also offer a disability absence plan, group and optional life insurance program, savings plan, tuition assistance, and vehicle purchase and lease discounts for certain employees, and for their family and friends.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

Note: Some of the benefits listed above may not apply to summer vacation replacement and temporary employees.

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