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Work at the forefront of automotive innovation with ZF,
one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers.

Materials Planning and Logistics Manager

Location: 

Livonia, MI, US, 48150

Req ID 25477 | Livonia Tech II, United States

  

We are looking for a new colleague in the Supply Chain Management department at our location in Livonia, MI.

 

  • Lead Materials Planning and Logistics activities for the Active Safety Division and cast products as primary responsibility.
  • Raw material and Planning Optimization support for Division A NA
  • Coordinate MPS weekly revisions with Plant Materials Managers.
  • Global Supply Chain coordination for the Active Safety Division. Supports Foundation Brakes and Brake controls as requested by Regional Senior Manager.
  • Coordinate with peers in Europe and AP Global critical components allocation programs.
  • Coordinate SIOP monthly process.
  • Customer interaction with domestic and international customers.
  • Logistics management from supplier production point to final point of use in North American sites.
  • Continuous freight costs analysis (Cost per LB, ocean containers and TL utilization level) main driver for freight cost reduction initiatives implementation at plant level.
  • Track and categorize Duties paid.  Highlight Duties rates changes (GSP, US and Mexico International duty agreements).
  • Facilitate, coordinate/expedite critical Import-Export activities with US Customs critical teams.
  • Lead the next year OP Standard freight forecast by Component level.
  • In conjunction with regional manager, define optimal inventory targets Inventory turn rate
  • Implement production control systems consistent with lean materials flow systems, including pull systems, kanban, line side delivery, and level scheduling.
  • Responsible for “critical” supplier management as required.

 
Qualifications

 

  • B.S. Degree (Engineering, Supply chain or similar field preferred).
  • Minimum of five years of Materials Management leadership experience within large manufacturing and assembly environment.
  • Experience in implementing lean production techniques in a manufacturing environment and Six Sigma Greenbelt status preferred.
  • Experience within Automotive supplier preferred.
  • SAP, QAD, ERP experience required.
  • Experience Implement lean tools and digitalization
  • Successfully standardize process to improve KPI’s.
  • Ability to build strong relationship with Customers and Suppliers

 

 

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

 

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Livonia
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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