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Logistics Specialist Job, Detroit, MI

Job Number: 1027501

Location: Detroit, MI

Date Posted: 4-26-2017

 

The Logistics Specialist is responsible for optimizing the material flow, overseeing container and material display design and engineering. In addition, the Logistics Specialist will optimize inbound logistic networks to reduce transportation and inventory cost while leading, training and implementing Kaizens to improve material flow and reduce non-value added activities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Packaging or related degree
  • Excellent organization, written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Experience implementing lean material flows
  • Ability to perform dock and storage analysis and external logistics set up
  • Ability to organize and communicate problem solving techniques into visual displays and presentations for all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work in small teams with both management and hourly UAW workers
  • Motivated self-starter

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 months of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with World Class Manufacturing, Lean Manufacturing and basic problem solving tools
  • Able to implement Pull systems and Kanban throughout the plant
  • Extremely proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Able to perform basic layout work in AutoCAD 

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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