Logistics Planning Manager

Location Flora, IL, USA

Pacesetting. Passionate. Together. Since 1899, HELLA, one of the top 40 automotive suppliers worldwide, has shaped the industry with innovative lighting systems and vehicle electronics. In addition, the company is one of the most important partners of the aftermarket and independent workshops. What motivates us: Shaping the mobility of tomorrow and fostering the central market trends such as autonomous driving, efficiency and electrification, connectivity and digitization as well as individualization. Every day, more than 40,000 employees worldwide are committed to this with passion, know-how and innovative strength.

 

 

YOUR TASKS //

  • Direct, manage and optimize all resources connected to the planning processes with the goal to achieve minimal total costs and meet customer requirements within a medium to high complexity plant operation
  • Direct and control the design of information flows incl. master data and logistics processes related to planning logistics within a medium to high complexity plant operation
  • Coordinate and balance conflicting interests arising within inventory management, material management, production planning, sales scheduling and demand planning process with internal / external stakeholders within a medium to high complexity plant operation
  • Securing the implementation and application of global (logistics) standards (e.g. process)
  • Drive continuous improvement and collaborate with regional logistics to consistently increase logistics performance
  • Responsible to control all planning logistics processes, ensuring high efficiency in inventory management, material management, production planning, sales scheduling and demand planning by using the standardized key performance indicators
  • Involvement in inter-departmental workgroups and projects for the coordination and optimization of SOP and EOP, carrying out day-to-day tasks related to new products and others
  • Involvement in logistics agreements with customers & suppliers in cooperation with those responsible
  • Deploying employees corresponding to their qualifications within the relevant structure. Instructing and supporting employees in a target-oriented and motivating manner to fulfill the tasks
  • Guiding, instructing and supporting employees in function-related tasks
  • Participating in hiring process and responsible to sustain the team performance and evaluation as well as qualification demands
  • Strives for continuous improvement in performing job duties and responsibilities.
  • Must complete the required training for the position (see Training Plan for Logistics).

 

YOUR QUALIFICATIONS //

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics/Supply Chain Management or related field; APICS certification preferred.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years of experience in Logistics / Supply Chain Management with a minimum of three years in management.
  • Knowledge of SAP and Lean Manufacturing.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • All team members assigned to Production Planning, Sales Scheduling, and Material Planning

Physical Demands- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Take the opportunity to reveal your potential within a global, family-run company that offers you the best possible conditions for progressing in your career.

Please send us your application through our careers portal, citing reference number HEC/FL/4503/90084062/01-18-19.

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YOUR CONTACT

HELLA Electronics Corporation
Ms. Lara Schumacher
1101 Vincennes Avenue
Flora, Illinois 62839