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Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
Under general supervision this position is responsible for enhancing product workflow by analyzing and developing logistics plans that affect production, distribution and inventory. Ensures day to day route management/ planning and strategic improvements to the distribution system, while driving down distributions expenses.
Prepare planning options, evaluate cost efficiency, and provide analysis of both via detailed business case studies for Management approval.
Check feasibility of product changes and coordinate implementation in trials and/or series production on schedule, including but not Limited to, additional process steps, line or manpower balance, fixtures, material handling aids, part presentation, error-proofing, ergonomics. and training.
Support Material Handling on the shop floor to verify planning and any process concerns during null series, production trials, launch, and change implementation using, but not limited to, time studies. ergonomic analysis, layout reviews or revisions, business case studies, and manpower planning/verification. Perform time studies based on MTM process for all material handling processes to be used to determine headcount planning for delivery routes and part receiving.
Align and track delivery method changes Within Series Planning and Logistic Operations.
Maintain part bill of material with all relevant logistic data in conjunction With New Type Planning.
Support Cl Ideas and activities with Material Handling to ensure achievement of their goals,
Work in project groups and lead and/or coordinate projects to implement Daimler worldwide standards. Procure from and/or exchange information with partners/colleagues in the plant, logistics service provider, suppliers, and various departments (best practice and lessons learned).
Organize internal and external meetings to clarify definition of problems, identify root cause, implement countermeasures, and report findings.
Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain/Operations