Logistics Manager

Cadillac, United States
Full Time

Main responsibilities and DUTIES:

  • Ensure the right products are delivered to the right location, on-time, to the quantity required and in the most cost efficient way, from supplier, through production to end customer.
  • Manage site-based Logistics teams, including procurement scheduler, production planners, customer service team, inventory and warehouse/shipping activities.
  • Manages the transportation of goods and related costs, minimizing premium freight
  • Ensure that the companies ERP system, is used in accordance with the defined procedures and maintain data integrity of material movements.
  • Participate as and when required in group lead improvement initiatives and working groups.
  • Responsible for leading the SIOP (sales, inventory and operational planning) process to plan labor needs
  • Must implement a system of continuous improvement linked to strategic goals defined by his managers (adequacy of inventory levels, material flow rationalization…), including removing waste or unnecessary steps in the Logistics process.
  • Participates in plant QRQC (Quick Response Quality Control) meetins
  • Analyze, review, and interpret trends from logistics related data. Provide meaningful logistics data to others in the organization to aid in customer service and cost improvements.
  • Drive the deployment of lean manufacturing techniques, lead logistics related VSM activities, implementation of visual management systems and the creation and maintenance of Kanban loops.
  • Monitor and manage logistics related indicators reported in customer portals. Resolve and prevent logistics incidents reported by customers
  • Develop customer/supplier relationships
  • Draw up the budget and ensure it is followed and observed.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the plant inventory & safety stock, limiting the risk of material obsolescence.


Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics Management strengthened by at least 5 years of managerial oversight of both people and processes in a similar logistics function,

Professional abilities

  • Effective communicator, leadership and management skills
  • Good understanding of Customer/Supplier relations.
  • Highly motivated, willingness to help, organized, flexibility, availability, analytical mind.
  • Highly computer literate.
  • English speaking.

Technical knowledge

  • Demonstrates command of flow management:
  • (FIFO, MRP, Kanban and other production planning and control techniques…).
  • Automotive environment, including MMOG
  • Knowledge of IT management tools (e.g.: SAP and Expert Excel knowledge required).
  • Good financial awareness.

If you are interested in this role and believe that you meet the requirements, please click the following link to be forwarded to our on-line application and assessment center:


Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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