Volvo Group Logistics Engineer in Plattsburgh, New York

Core Responsibilites

  • Define strategies to optimize processes and cost for the inbound and outbound processes

  • Assist manager from all Nova Bus sites to establish objectives for the inbound transportation cost

  • Work with Finance and Logistics site team to establish the freight target per site

  • Initiate activities with the collaboration of the Logistics’ manager from all Nova Bus sites to establish the conditions required to decrease freight cost and achieve target

  • Collaborate with supervisors and managers to ensure objectives are reached

  • Develop a plan to implement the use of V-emb for all Nova Bus sites

  • Responsible of the intern assigned to the deployment of the inbound processes improvement such as V-emb deployment

  • Assess the logistics practices and determine project with the collaboration of the Logistics managers to improve material inbound processes

  • Monitor Process adherence of the transport material activities in the BMS and develop plan to ensure integrity and efficiency. Identify risks & opportunities

  • Participate to the PMR and ensure Logistics needs are met

  • Collaborate with the 3PL partners to capture their needs to improve warehouse activities related to the inbound

  • Act as the liaison for all transportation contracts negotiated by Logistics service

  • Responsible of the relationship between Logistic Services and Nova Bus; drive the monthly meeting and prepare the quarterly review with this team

  • Responsible for the overview of the outbound processes management and the proposed plan for cost optimization and support contract renewal

  • Support and participate in continuous improvement efforts

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in operations management, supply chain, industrial engineering or other related field

  • 8-10 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in team leadership

  • Lean manufacturing experience

  • Strong computer skills (Office suite)

Knowledge & Skills

  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, team work, respect, impact & Influence skills

  • Project management experience, creative and autonomous

  • Process and results-oriented

  • Ability to work well in a changing environment

About us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Buses , is driven by a purpose to ensure that millions of people reach their travel destination every day. Reliably, safely and with respect for the environment. We want to make a difference, being pioneers of sustainable transport solutions of the future. We want to be there for our customers providing uptime and reliability, all over the world every day. Volvo Buses is leading the biggest technology shift in public transport in decades with our electromobility offer. We work with passion, we trust each other and we embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Auto req ID

73438BR

Entity

Volvo Buses

State/Province

New York

City/Town

Plattsburgh

Employment/Assignment Type

Regular

Travel Required (Maximum)

Occasional

Last application date

12-Aug-2017

Functional Area

Logistics