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Logistics Assistant Manager

Aw Texas Inc

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted November 23, 2021.

AW Texas Logistics Assistant Manager Job Profile: Logistics Assistant Manager is responsible for leading the logistics team through planning and executing of receiving raw materials and components from suppliers (local and overseas), delivery of parts to production lines and shipment of finished products to customers on time, achievement of dedicated objectives and metrics, plus training and development of employees of logistics team at AW Texas Automatic Transmission Manufacturing Facility.

Responsibilities: Achievement of objectives and improvement of safety, quality, productivity and indirect material cost metrics.

Leadership/supervision of team members for multiple activities while providing safe working environment.

Development and execution of rigorous and standardized logistics processes and rules.

Plans and executes the logistics activities which include but not limited to, receiving raw materials and components from suppliers, delivery of parts to production lines accurately, shipment of finished products to customers on time, and maintain inventories in secured and economic level.

Planning and implementation of required training / coaching to develop team members.

Teaching 4SS, standard procedures and logistics basic concepts to team members.

Be in close contact with quality and production team and secure a smooth production and shipment flow.

Warehouse stock rotation on a regular basis following zero deviation approach.

Communication to suppliers and custom when needed.

Qualifications: Bachelors Degree is desirable, not required.

3 years or more experience in manufacturing logistics or procurement.

1 or more years of manufacturing team management or supervision experience.

Able to travel to other US or Japan AW locations for extended business and training (up to 3 months).

Must be able to work overtime, weekends and holidays as directed.

Ability of solving problem by going to the source and root causes analysis.

Able to demonstrate leadership (ability to build team members engagement and drive performance).

Supports a fair and productive work environment built on trust and respect of all team members.

Goal orientated, supports logistics KPIs and perform any corrective actions needed to meet all targets.

Must be able to share information quickly with leadership and other concerned with the problems.

Preferred skills/characteristics: Being familiar with basic lean concepts (4SS, FIFO, KANBAN, JIT, problem-solving methods).

Being familiar with automotive standards and tools (ISO/IATF, APQP, FMEA).

Experience with fork lifts, hoists, slinging, tow-tractor, trailer and general-purpose measuring instrument.

Experienced in working with computer and M.S.

Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) to prepare required reports, presentations and training procedures.

Must be capable of flexibly responding to any changes in the companys direction.

Willingness to team work, and effective oral and written communication skills.

Auto manufacturing / Japanese manufacturing experience is desirable.

Experience in a cross-cultural working environment.

Working/Physical Conditions: Standing, walking and bending for the hours in shop floor and warehouses.

Ability to handle various tools safely.

Wearing safety / PPE clothes during whole of the working time.

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