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Logistics Engineer

Volvo Group Australia has an exciting opportunity for a qualified Logistics Engineer to join our high performing team at our Production Facility. The Primary purpose of this position is to manage/ lead the implementation of Logistics Engineering activities related to product and process projects at the Wacol CVA Factory, in doing so ensuring all activities are aligned with local/ global routines, guidelines and strategies.

The Group Trucks Operations (GTO) team 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 GTO you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

Responsibilities

  • Expertise in particular logistics processes and flows – with understanding of E2E logistics Supply Chain
  • In-depth knowledge of the Logistics IT systems and work towards synchronize Physical Material flows in the Warehouse with Information flow
  • Define PFEP and material flow for Product and Industrial projects
  • Design and build prototype trolleys for line deliveries and
  • Identify new racking requirements and Define all required resources such as manning, equipment, area, warehouse and timing for projects.
  • Utilise DVP/ PSM project methodologies in all project related activities.
  • Create Part Handling Review (PHR) for critical components
  • Design layout for Warehouse and Line delivery according to new BOM
  • VOC guidelines are understood and followed for any improvement or changes
  • Troubleshooting and performing RCA’s and documenting issues
  • Identify and implement KAIZEN’s, Promote and implement VPS principles
  • Understand processes and help them being implemented
  • Perform audits from time to time to ensure processes are being adhered
  • Identify and understand business problems and provide systematic end to end solutions addressing the business needs
  • Identify new and improved way of information flow, aligning with required business way of working
  • Ensure compliance with VGA’s Environmental Policy and Workplace Health & Safety policies and practices
  • Promote a safety conscious way of working
  • Promote and implement VPS principles and the Volvo Operations Concept guidelines
  • Actively participate in the rollout of Logistics 7 steps within focus improvement areas

Qualifications / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Knowledge on MTM (STRIPE) systems is considered a plus
  • Strong Microsoft office suite skills required.
  • Strong analytical capabilities is a plus
  • Experienced working in QlikView /Power BI/ SQL is considered a plus.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Understanding of logistics systems, processes, lean manufacturing, and Kaizen.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.

Benefits:

  • Career development with Global prospects
  • Above statutory superannuation payments
  • Service recognition
  • Employee benefits and discounts from a large selection of Retailers
  • Supportive and family-friendly team culture focused on diversity and equality
  • A strong commitment to safety, quality and service
  • A dedicated Wellness program with discounted Private Health Insurance & Dental
  • Workplace Giving Program
  • Free onsite car parking.

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success. 
www.volvogroup.com/career. 

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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