Logistics Development Engineer

Purpose:
Continuous optimization of transport set-ups for the right total cost, environmental impact and most efficient lead time within the area of Transport Material, Packaging and Transport Products, securing a stable Volvo Group transport network. Coordinate transport setup implementations by involving responsible departments and following up on successful outcome of implementation.

Responsibilities
Optimization:
  • Monitor and review international/regional transport flows in order to find optimal scenarios evaluating parameters such as mode, route, frequency, lead time, volume, filling degree, CO2 emission, capital tied up, seeking right total cost and most efficient lead time in cooperation with Colleagues and Business Partners
  • Secure stabilized network following Production Program fluctuations, act for new scenarios to come avoiding extra transport costs
  • Balance volumes at X-docks and Plants
  • Support with landed cost calculation in sourcing investigations and projects in different internal forums following cost calculation global principles
  • Deliver and report Transport Cost Savings and Cost Avoidance
Implementation:
  • Support logistics Sourcing Projects with market knowledge and by delivering documentations securing timely and correct handovers to line organization and logistics providers
  • Secure total lead-time communication towards Colleagues and Business Partners
  • Secure correct design handovers to line organization
  • Support new input implementations cases by securing timely and correct information to line organization and logistics providers
Competences
  • Structured mindset and analytic skills
  • Good Excel and Access knowledge
  • Team player with good interpersonal, presentation and networking skills to build strong internal and external relationships with stakeholders
  • Working within a cultural diverse team comes natural
  • Problem solving and self-going attitude
  • Active contributor to the lean methodology
  • Motivated and determined to reach agreed objectives, (K)PI’s
  • Customer focused attitude
  • Supply Chain knowledge
  • Holistic understanding
  • Ability to independently generate ideas and demonstrate creativity
  • Fluent in English

About Us

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 and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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