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ZF is a global technology company supplying systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

ZF allows vehicles to see, think and act. In the four technology domains of Vehicle Motion Control, Integrated Safety, Automated Driving, and Electric Mobility, ZF offers comprehensive product and software solutions for established vehicle manufacturers and newly emerging transport and mobility service providers. ZF electrifies a wide range of vehicle types. With its products, the company contributes to reducing emissions, protecting the climate and enhancing safe mobility.

Supply Chain Matter Expert Inbound Specialist

Country/Region:  PL

Częstochowa, WP, PL, 42-200

Req ID 36508 Częstochowa, Poland

ZF is a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology. ZF has a global workforce of approximately 138,300 at 230 locations in 40 countries. Working at ZF is more than just a job; it’s an opportunity to imagine and create global mobility for tomorrow – and beyond. 
Are you up for the challenge?

Position Description:
Working alongside the Supply Chain Matter Expert, you will be responsible for driving systems, process and tooling standardization across sites in NA/SA/EU and AP. Create continuous improvement environment through training; investigating issues, generating recommendations, and implementing solutions based on the use of analytical tools.
This role will act as a prime liaison between Materials, ERP systems, Operations teams to implement, maintain and improve activities related with Inbound Material activity’s, including but not limited to components planning, traceability systems,  PFEP - material flow inside the plants, warehouse design and utilisation (packaging, receiving, storage, line feed and shipping).
Position Requirements:
•    Determine, develop, and implement appropriate levels of automation and mechanization using financial analysis and justification.
•    Analyze and develop materials management process/standards utilizing time, statistical analysis and planning tools to improve productivity & efficiency across multiple facilities in different regions.  
•    Partners with plants SCM/operations personnel to secure process data for identification of technology gaps, improvement opportunities, and project definitions.
•    Coaches Materials Management plants personnel on measurements and daily updates of technology performance/asset utilization data.
•    Works with cross functional teams to validate lessons learned, ensure proper internal documentation is performed, and assure proper implementation of corrective actions at the plant(s). 
•    Lead continuous improvement initiatives and implement change in the organization through use of Six Sigma and Lean principles (Training SCM personnel).
•    Identify, lead and manage improvement projects for different SCM functions and process: components planning, MPR, traceability systems, material flow inside the plants, warehouse activities (receiving, storage, lines feed and shipping). Supporting PFEP development and standardisation of material control across sites.
Essential Skills and Experience:
•    Bachelor's of Science Degree in Supply Chain Management or Process Engineering.
•    4-6 years of experience required in similar position.
•    Green belt/ 6sigma, Strong data analysis, problem solving skills and mathematical ability.
•    Able to travel 25% of the time.


Preferred Skills and Experience:
•    Must be able to interact easily across all organizational sites globally.
•    Demonstrated ability to act decisively in implementing solutions.
•    Technical skills including strong negotiation skills; excellent knowledge of ERP systems (SAP & QAD) Minitab, especially MS Excel including pivot tables and MS PowerPoint.
We offer:
•    Working with the latest technologies in the field of electronics and software in the automotive industry.
•    Specialized training and employee development support.
•    Friendly atmosphere in work.
•    Social package: medical care, insurance package, sports card.
•    Relocation package.
•    Flexible working hours and the possibility of working in a hybrid form (partly remotely).


Be part of our ZF team as Supply Chain Matter Expert Inbound Specialist and apply now!


Mateusz Zamora

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ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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