Atlanta, Georgia

POSITION PURPOSE
A Sr. Logistics Engineer leads large cross-functional projects in Global Logistics that are typically related to process improvement, strategic initiatives, and/or space and capacity planning and span across multiple functions including Transportation, Delivery, Distribution, International Logistics, Inventory Planning, and Merchandising.

A Sr. Logistics Engineer may execute strategic initiatives, perform operational analysis, process improvement, facility and capacity planning, and project management.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • 25% "Leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects. Mentors and Guides Logistics Engineers. Provides recommendations to Sr. Management"
  • 25%"Conducts time studies, performs zero base analysis, rate analysis, network analysis, statistical analysis, flow path analysis and supply chain analysis. Develops metrics for business units within Global Logistics. Identifies Logistics process improvement opportunities through competitive analysis, and critical thinking. Supports and/or leads cross-functional strategic or process improvement projects."
  • 10% Develops reports and runs ad hoc queries. Identifies and develops business rules and standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes. Develops and maintains cost estimates, forecasts, and cost models."
  • 10% Provides facility and capacity planning analysis for distribution and transportation functions in Logistics.
  • 10% Reviews and recommends system/software enhancements.
  • 10% Develops metrics and key performance indicators for assigned business unit.
  • 10% Develops business tools and solutions based on knowledge, product or technology.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience:
3+ years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Industrial Engineering Degree or other related Engineering Degree Master's Degree
  • Experience with Six Sigma or other Process Improvement Methodology
  • Proficient in: Microsoft Office Suite including Access, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Word and Visio.
  • Advanced Skills in: Mini-tab, Access, SQLVisual Basic, Visio, Project, Specialized Software dependent upon position
  • Project Management Skills
  • Advanced Data Modeling Skills
  • Finance/CBA/Capital Budget Experience
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.
  • Business Analysis: Clarifies and resolves complex business issues by breaking them down into meaningful components to determine root cause and redesigning internal and external business processes.
  • Business Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents clearly and succinctly across a variety of communication settings and adjusts communication style to the audience by translating and articulating technical concepts to non-technical groups.
  • Creative Thinking: Demonstrates originality and imagination in thinking while developing a solution to a problem.
  • Financial Acumen: Utilizes fundamental concepts of finance to manage budgets, forecast costs, and provide information to account for the financial impact of decision-making.
  • Cross-functional knowledge: Uses knowledge of functional areas, organizational structure, and key business drivers to support company initiatives and long-term growth strategies, understanding individual and functional impact on the whole organization."
  • Process Improvement: Uses Six Sigma, or other process improvement methodology to develop and execute efficient and cost effective solutions to align with the business objectives within the Logistics organization.
  • Project Management: Organizes, plans, prioritizes, estimates, and tracks work efforts based on people, resources, tasks, and dependencies using standard project management methodology.

Atlanta, Georgia

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