Logistics Specialist

US-MI-Detroit | US-MI-Detroit
2 weeks ago(1/8/2018 2:51 PM)
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Regular Full-Time


  • The Logistics Specialist is responsible for optimizing the material flow, overseeing container and material display and engineering. In addition, the LS will optimize inbound logistic networks to reduce transportation and inventory cost 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 or Packaging
  • Minimum 18 months of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 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


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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


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