Logistics Engineer Packaging
The Supply chain, local plant set-ups and the trucks we are building are ever changing. In order to remain world class within our field we are now in need of a Logistics Engineer Packaging in Ghent (part of GTO, Group Truck Operations).
You will be the driving force for end-to-end supply chain set-ups by defining the right packing configuration from the pick up at the supplier up to the point of use in the Truck Assembly plants in Gent (BE), Tuve (SE), Bourg En Bresse (FR), Kaluga (RU) and Curitiba (BR).
To be successful you will need to consider many variables such as safety, ergonomics, quality and efficiency for each plant while not losing sight of the bigger picture.
What your job will contain?
- Continuous improvement on the packaging of serial parts
- Support packaging studies for new parts
- Negotiate solutions with internal stakeholders and suppliers
- Maintain and update packaging instructions in our master system
- Contribute to process, tools and packaging design
- Represent the packaging department in the Ghent plant
Who do we believe you are?
We believe that the best performance comes from having fun, together. That is why we put great value into your interaction and communication skills. It is also important that you are able to plan and structure your daily work efficiently.
We also believe you have the following with you:
- Relevant education or working experience
- Understanding of supply chain logistics
- Experience in working with continuous improvements and lean manufacturing
- Speak English fluently
- Data analysis skills
- Excel skills
- Good at prioritizing
- Good at building remote networks
Who will you work with if you choose to join us?
We are a regional network of engineers spread out over the different production plants in GTO Europe and Brazil Manufacturing who are passionate about Supply Chain and Packaging.
We support local, regional and global organizations when it comes to the packaging used for all parts used within our scope.
What can we offer you?
This is a chance to work in an international environment where you can develop your knowledge about different cultures, countries and personalities. Our offer means a chance to grow a network around the globe and great opportunities for career development.
Are you ready to take the driver seat of developing the most efficient packaging solutions for our supply chain?
Then come join us – we are waiting for you!
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.
With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals working with energy, passion and respect for the individual to become the world leader in sustainable transport solutions.
We want to get to know you
An email confirmation will be sent as soon as you submit your application. After this, it is still possible to update your personal profile.
If selected for an interview, you will be contacted with information about the following process steps: second interview, assessments and references.
All candidates will be notified when a final candidate is selected for the job. You can choose for us to keep your resume in our database and activate a search agent that will look for other jobs that match your profile.
When you begin your employment, you will receive an introduction to help you quickly become part of the team and start working with your tasks in the best possible way.