Logistics Engineer

Kuehne & Nagel Logistics, Inc. Alburtis , PA 18011

Posted 2 months ago

Logistics Engineer | Alburtis, PA USA | req54870

Under the guidance of the National KNPS MBB (Master Black Belt), the delivery of DDVSA and the management and delivery of the project portfolio of these activities The delivery of KNPS savings and productivity improvements in line with Operational targets at site and country level. The support of Operations to progress KNPS methodologies including, the development of KNExcellence levels, training and mentorship of LSS GB and YB's Support in the delivery and development of productivity management tools (GRIP) within their sphere of influence

YOUR ROLE

Under the guidance of the National KNPS MBB (Master Black Belt), the delivery of DDVSA and the management and delivery of the project portfolio of these activities The delivery of KNPS savings and productivity improvements in line with Operational targets at site and country level. The support of Operations to progress KNPS methodologies including, the development of KNExcellence levels, training and mentorship of LSS GB and YB's Support in the delivery and development of productivity management tools (GRIP) within their sphere of influence

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivery of DDVSA 6 Week programmes as agreed with Operations and the KNPS National MBB

  • Delivery and management with Operations of the project portfolio's resulting from DDVSA activity

  • Productivity and Quality CI project improvements to a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Standard.

  • Alignment of projects and CI activity to meet both KNPS Savings targets and Site productivity improvement targets

  • Management of CI Tracker to ensure savings for sites are validated with financial controllers and data integrity is maintained at all times.

  • Support to develop productivity management tools (GRIP) within the sites to ensure consistent measurement and monitoring of productivity at process and site level.

  • Support operations in the development of KNExcellence levels on site from Green through to Gold (Ownership rests with Operations)

  • Working with the National MBB development of the LSS YB and LSS GB portfolio, identifying and developing key individuals

  • Training LSS GB and YB's within their local community

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Educated to degree standard or the equivalent experience

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma BB or relevant Lean experience (Min 3 years) Lean Six Sigma GB (4 Yrs)

  • Contract logistics management experience preferred

  • Can demonstrate experience as a process improvement delivery specialist

  • Has experience in delivering Kaizen or Rapid Improvement activities based on Value Stream Mapping preferred

Leadership and Behaviours :

  • Demonstrates a passion for continuous improvement and the ability to energise and inspire others

  • Excellent communication and inter personal skills

  • Self starter with ability to work on own initiative

  • Negotiation skills

  • Be able to work well in a fast-paced environment and under stress

  • Show leadership and motivational capabilities and the ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams

Technical Abilities

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

  • Negotiation skills

  • Experience in the delivery of lean six sigma and continuous improvement programmes

  • Can demonstrate a rounded business acumen including P & L management and budgeting

  • Advanced skills in MS office tools including Excel, Word, Powerpoint, MS project and MS Visio

  • An advanced level Minitab user version 14 or above

  • CAD Drawing software experience preferred

Other requirements

  • Willingness to travel within country

  • English written and oral skills preferred

GOOD REASON TO JOIN

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

ABOUT KUEHNE + NAGEL

With over 82,000 employees at some 1,300 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world's leading logistics companies.

CONTACT

US Talent Acquisition

USA.Talent.Acquisition@Kuehne-Nagel.com

Kuehne + Nagel Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, sex, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, uniform service, protected veteran status or disability, or any characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law with respect to employment opportunities.


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