Logistics Engineer

Position Title: Logistics Engineer
The main purpose of the job is to be responsible for improvement activities through implementation of VPS (Volvo Production Systems) guidelines, undertaking new projects and re-engineering of the logistics facilities and flows. Responsible for all improvement activities and projects in logistics and warehouse within the defined scope of control.
Reporting: This role will report to the Logistics- Manager-GTO-IM
Job Objectives

  • Responsible for the propagation & implementation of VPS within the Logistics Team

  • Responsible for implementing procedures and systems with VPS guidelines within the Logistics span of control

  • Responsible to design layout of the Logistics areas within the plant and outside

  • Responsible to co-ordinate with internal/external entities to understand requirement on logistics

  • Responsible for finalising logistics process flows

  • Responsible to identify areas of improvement in all processes and areas and to implement projects/improvement activities to eliminate / reduce the same

  • Responsible to carry out workshops for improvement activities

  • Responsible to co-ordinate for all product and process improvement projects

  • Validate Continuous Improvements and suggestions within the team

  • Approve logistics flow method


Education & Job Experience

  • Must have a B.Tech/B.Sc – Industrial Engineering / Mechanical Engineering Degree

  • Must have 6 – 10 years relevant experience

  • Knowledge of logistic engineering techniques like

    • Best practices in material feeding and replenishment

    • Warehouse processes

    • Calculation of warehouse space

    • Designing of flow Layout

    • Material storage techniques

    • Lean techniques

  • Hands on experience in designing and implementing material flows

  • Hands on Experience in re-enginnering of logistic processes and implementing layouts

  • Proficiency in IT systems like MS Office.

  • Experience in ERP systems

  • Good knowledge of overall production processes and supply chain flows


Job Knowledge & Skills

  • Good attitude

  • Good team worker

  • Show leadership potential

  • Change Management skills

  • Self-driven with a positive attitude

  • Logical thinking

  • Excellent Data analytical skills

  • Process oriented


Volvo Group Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd is an affirmative action, equal employment opportunity employer.


O nas

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.

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