Logistics Methods Engineer in Mobile, AL at Johnson Service Group

Date Posted: 7/7/2021

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Mobile, AL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

JobID: 383920

Logistics Methods Engineer  

Required criteria for the position:

Minimum required education: Bachelor’s

Major in logistics and/or production

Minimum experience of 5 years in logistics methods/production/process engineering

General information

Activity: Aerospace logistics operations

Desired start date: May 2021

Position: logistics methods engineer (salary position)

Context for hiring

Ramp-up of the project’s portfolio and the associated engineering team

On-site (Mobile) and off-site locations (Theodore, Irvington)

Dynamic work environment with the ramp-up of both customer programs and major projects on the logistics service activities

Reporting directly to the site engineering manager, you will be an active member of the engineering and projects team

Main role and responsibilities:

  • Design and define logistics flows and the associated means necessary to execute them
  • Create, update and maintain work instructions, processes and supporting documents
  • Contribute to the deployment of new logistics activities and/or changes to existing logistics activities
  • Identify opportunities to change the logistics methods to improve the efficiency and quality of our activities
  • Build a strong relationship and trust with the operations team and the customer
  • Interact with the engineering and projects team on other sites (North America, Europe) to share best practices, benchmark, progress, experience, challenges, standards.
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities on the logistics activities
  • Leading the methods portion of new projects on the logistics activities (activity transfers, process improvement, logistics flows/means modification, etc.)
  • Develop the efficiency and accuracy of logistics activities
  • Drive the continuous improvement initiatives of the logistics activities
  • Ensure the application of the logistics basics in line with corporation group’s goals
  • Actively take part in the development of logistics and industrial services in Mobile by building a trust relationship with our customer
  • Participate actively in internal and customer meetings (project reviews, engineering roadmap, etc.)
  • Represent SEED methodology for logistics methods and continuous improvement within the team

Personal and professional skills :

  • Simple, straightforward communication and reporting capabilities
  • Master the Office suite (Word, Excel and Powerpoint)
  • Experience in industrial or retail logistics operations (3PL or inhouse) or production
  • Specific conditions linked to the position (flexible work hours, etc.)
  • Position stationed in Mobile area sites, potential travel opportunities for training and benchmarking
  • Flexible, versatile, and open-minded, able to manage multiple assignments (big or small) in parallel
  • Problem-solver and out-of-the-box thinker
  • Self-driven, autonomous, proactive, results oriented, work towards a common goal
  • Team player

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