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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.

Logistics Manager

Country/Region:  HU

Kecskemet, HU, 6000

Req ID 63776 Kecskemet, Hungary

About the position: 
We are searching for a Logistics manager who, together with our international cross functional team, will build up and develop the logistics team, -concepts and -processes of our new Greenfield JIS- axle assembly plant in Kecskemét (HU). After SOP you as logistics manager will lead a department being responsible 
for the entire JIS-Supply Chain Management (Inbound-, Warehousing-, Intra- and JIS-Outbound- Logistics). This position reports to the Operations Manager.


What you can look forward to as Logistics Manager:
•    Develop, implement, manage and enhance logistics concepts as well as processes and optimize logistics performance. 

•    Be first contact to the customer on logistics topics for local customer inquiries and coordinate with the customer on delivery schedules and transportation of products to customer
•    Review customer production plans and liaise cross functionally to establish an equal level of information for all involved parties
•    Manage the interfaces between / to supply base, material planners and engineering change to order
•    Detect root cause of eventual supplier shortages, initiate needed escalations and report lessons learnt to management team
•    Monitor performance, develop plans to improve the delivery and supply performance as well as all plant logistics processes and implement measures for improvement
•    Develop and implement an overall logistics concept to support production requirements with regards to equipment, staff, and space requirements as well as to promote minimum logistic cost, minimum inventory level / high inventory turns and an optimal material flow
•    Develop and implement for your plant a container management system for returnables based on automotive industry standards and requirements
•    Implement, use and if needed drive forward standards, policies and processes defined by global-/regional cross function.
•    Develop an annual target plan and report results and development on a regular basis to plant- and regional management
•    Supervise, appraise and develop assigned personnel

Your profile as Logistics Manager: 

•    Degree or Diploma in Logistics and/or Supply Chain Management or Business Engineering
•    Min. 5 years of professional experience as Manager in the field of logistics or supply chain management, preferrably in multinational fast-pace environment
•    Experience in the automotive industry (OEM or 1st tier) as well as in a JIT and JIS environment
•    Profound PC skills (MS Office) and solid knowledge as well as experience with SAP (MM, WM, …)
•    Proven communication skills with people of all professional levels
•    Proven leadership skills and an excellent process understanding as well as an integrative character
•    Working proficiency in English language – both verbal and written (English is a must; German beneficial)

Why you should choose ZF in Hungary?

•    Company car
•    Annual bonus
•    Additional benefits
•    Possibility to develop in international environment
•    Stable company background and long-term working possibility
•    Full of challenges and high-level professional activities



Be part of our ZF team as Logistics Manager and apply now!


Katalin Vladár

+36 36 520 224

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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