Logistics Specialist

Lockport, NY
Posted 2 weeks ago

Order: 121631-1

Pay Rate: $28 – $30/hr

Terms: 12 month contract


Major Job Duties and Responsibilities
• Plans and schedules production or procurement considering mix, manpower, machine capabilities, material availability and customer requirements
• Analyzes inventory levels and adjust to facilitate storage & synchronous concepts
• Coordinates DCA’s and engineering permits to obsolescence
• Maintains accurate purchase order release and and DMAT system
• Analyzes record to control unauthorized substitution, misuse and Bill of Material errors
• Monitors vendor over shipments and initiates action to correct
• Makes decisions and/or recommendations having substantial impact on plant operation and performance
• Provides follow-up assistance in assuring maximum schedule performance
• Regular contact with others outside the work group
• Review, correct and forecast inventory balances
• Coordinates implementation of engineering changes
• Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material and equipment in supporting SPQRC initiatives
• Must be willing to work any assigned shift, work daily, weekend, and holiday overtime as required
• Must support plant in achieving Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness and Cost goals
• Supports/implements the ISO9001/ISO14001/Global Manufacturing System compliance processes


Required Skills/Experience
• Minimum of 5 years of experience (hard requirement) 10 years of experience is preferred
• Demonstrated high level of ability in the areas listed below
• Knowledge of material department operation, manufacturing processes and departmental relationships
• Knowledge of SAP – Material Management System
• Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Excel
• Planning and organizational abilities
• Personal attitude encompassing a “sense of urgency” required in analyzing and resolving difficult situations
• Analytical ability where problems are complex
• Oral and written communication skills
• High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others


Candidates must posses the following:
• Understands SAP
• Understanding of bill of lading, material flow management, information flow management (how systems talk to each other)
• Sharp problem solving abilities. Must be able to analyze a problem, get to the root cause, and come up with solutions to correct it.
• Understands how components are received and shipped
• Understands material management


Required Education/Training/Certifications/Licenses
• Bachelor’s Degree required (Business/Material Management, Supply Chain Management)

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