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Sr. Supply Chain Specialist

Country/Region:  US

Gainesville, GA, US

 Req ID 70147 | Gainesville 2, United States ZF Gainesville, LLC

About the role and team:

As the Senior Supply Chain Professional, you will be responsible for leading the development and implementation of supply chain solutions through high-level process improvements and strategic planning methods. You will lead projects related to the analysis and enhancement product workflow processes through the detailed development of logistics/supply chain plans affecting material flow, production, distribution, and inventory networks. You will also design and optimizes logistics networks for both domestic and international shipments. 


What you can look forward to:

  • Develop just in time supply chain process which delivers on time deliveries with demand flexibility.
  • Monitor inventory levels and inventory turns.
  • Analyze ordering methods and product consumption.
  • Coordinate and adjust delivery schedules to minimize inventory and maximize turns
  • Coordinate production schedule with production planning
  • Determine the best delivery methods that minimize in-transit inventory
  • Coordinate packaging of produced product
  • Identify issues early in the supply stream then work to alleviate those concerns or adjust schedules (supplier and internal) to slow impacted material deliveries.
  • Work with the supply base to optimize their ship dates
  • Review supply chain transportation methods to reduce transit times
  • Reduce stored component material through Kan Ban, delivery frequency changes, or transport methods
  • Lead problem solving teams and continuous improvement (i.e. Kaizen) activities relating to logistics that ensure that standard work documentation and work processes are in place.
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.
  • Ensure compliance with all TS16949 and ISO14001 requirements, ZF corporate policies, and divisional directives.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or
  • 6 + years of progressive experience
  • Computer skills;
  • Problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Proven leadership abilities;
  • In-depth knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within logistics;
  • Extensive experience with interpreting and manipulating large amounts of supply chain data;
  • Extensive experience with supplier management and in-depth knowledge of specialized methods and techniques


Why you should choose ZF:

  • A supportive, collaborative team environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan
  • Paid Vacation
  • Personal Time
  • 401k Plan
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Paid Holidays 
  • A strong diversity culture
  • Supportive Employee Groups and community outreach activities


Be part of our ZF team as Sr. Supply Chain Specialist and apply now!



Julia Earhart

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

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What does DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion) mean for ZF as a company?

At ZF, we continuously strive to build and maintain a culture where inclusiveness is lived and diversity is valued. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that all our employees can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this vision in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape the future of mobility.

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