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Fiat Chrysler Automobile Logistics Specialist in Toledo, Ohio

Logistics Specialist

Job ID:1038704

Career Area:Purchasing & SCM

Job Category:Manufacturing-Supply Chain Management



Date Posted:September 18, 2019

Brand:FCA Group

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Job Overview


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

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Packaging Engineering or Business, a plus

  • 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

  • Previous manufacturing supervisory experience or strong background in implementing Lean manufacturing

  • Demonstrated ability to coach/mentor/develop team members

  • Previous experience working in a union environment

  • Proficient in MS Office applications

  • Proficient with use of databases

  • Working knowledge of CAD and layout planning for material display line side and storage areas, a plus

Our benefits reflects the FCA commitment to helping you reach your personal and professional goals. In addition to an environment that promotes career development, we offer benefits for a healthy lifestyle and a rewarding future, designed to take care of you and your family, in various stages of life.

As a global company, our employee packages will vary by country, customary norms and the legal entity into which you are hired.