Logistics Engineer in Ladson, SC at Hire Road

Date Posted: 5/28/2019

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Job Description

Logistics Engineer
Ladson, South Carolina


Our client is a growing automotive tier one supplier who is looking to add an experienced and professional Logistics Engineer to the team. As part of the team, the Industrial Engineer will be responsible for analyzing and implementing improvement initiatives related to supply chain receiving to inbound and manage outbound capacities. Design, specify and implement material flow and storage improvements based on Lean Manufacturing methodologies and processes to optimize productivity and reduce costs associated with material movements for incoming, in-process, storage and outbound transportation of materials

The Logistics Engineer must have at least 2 years of high volume manufacturing experience supporting processes in supply chain and material flow

Logistics Engineer Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years of industrial engineering experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain Management / Logistics required
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and methodologies, material handling and warehouse equipment and storage techniques
  • Prior experience with the efficient, on-time delivery of raw materials from an off-site warehouse to a production facility
  • Prior experience working with SAP (Plus)
  • Prior experience in the automotive industry
  • Familiarity with AIAG Standards

Logistics Engineer Description:

  • Work to continually improve flow of parts to achieve better cycle times and reduced costs through optimization of material flow with suppliers, partners (3PLs) and customers
  • Approve and  maintain all applicable PFEP data and records in both a database and ERP system
  • Establish, maintain, and communicate material flow specifications
  • Investigate material flow issues and coordinate resolution both internally and externally
  • Coordinate optimized material flow processes with consideration of impact to other departments
  • Develop and maintain KPIs to measure and improve material flow to production and along the external supply chain.
  • Provide cost estimates for material handling activity for new program quotes
  • Support and contribute to lean manufacturing practices such as 5S, Kanban, poka-yoke, Kaizen, visual management, 1-piece flow, etc.
  • Recommend and plan material handling and equipment as appropriate
  • Keep management abreast of progress, developments and pending issues
  • Ensure maintenance of quality standards in compliance with TS16949
  • Perform special projects as needed
  • Provide training to personnel as needed
  • All employees are responsible for having an awareness and understanding of ISO 14001
  • Deliver work purchases on time to meet customer / internal project milestones.
  • Coordinate selection and design of packaging containers with suppliers, customers, and logistics partners (returnable and expendable)
  • Develop and maintain metrics to measure and improve material flow to production
  • Provide cost estimates for material handling activity for new program quotes


Choosing the Hire Road is about shared success, active and committed partnerships and relationships that last.  Hire Road is solely focused on connecting highly skilled professionals with leading organizations. We are a solutions-based, results-oriented staffing company specializing in a wide range of industry specific practices. To put it simply, we recruit, screen and hire talented people for temporary and full-time positions.

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.

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