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Value Chain Engineer

at Volvo Group Global

Posted: 10/11/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R3MZ78SJRX8Z1PPYV

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 10/11/2019

POSITION TITLE: Value Chain Engineer
Volvo Group North America LLC

LOCATION OF EMPLOYMENT: 7900 National Service Road, Greensboro, NC 27410

POSITION DUTIES: Drive Efficiency Gains And Cost Reduction Activities, With Supply Chain End To End Focus, For The Truck Manufacturing Plants In North America.

Key Duties:
Analyze and optimize each and every point of Volvo's supply chain, from sourcing and ordering materials to the point of use in the production line, considering the impact on transport, inventory, material handling and piece price.
Create value stream maps of supplier and the production facilities processes to identify waste in the supply chain and take action to
eliminate it.
Coordinate with material controllers at the plants to optimize planning parameters such as MQQ, shipping frequency, transit times and
other MRP parameters.
Lead improvements related to internal logistics processes (receiving, kitting, sequencing, delivery, etc), and external logistics (transport,
Warehousing, replenishment modes, etc) to find the right balance between transport, inventory, piece price and internal logistics costs.
Document, build and present strong business cases involving production logistics, the plants and Volvo group purchasing in the SCOG forum, making sure Volvo as whole benefits from the improvements regardless of each department's performance indicators.
Coordinate and negotiate with internal and external stakeholders to implement Volvo managed logistic centers (VMLC) when appropriate.
Drive VCO initiatives during product project implementation by working with Log PM & GTO PM.
Utilize Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) system capabilities to optimize the overall transport network cost and improve the
delivery precision.
Coordinate and lead lean manufacturing training sessions. Support the overall development of the Production Logistics Teams.

REQUIRMENTS: Qualified applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or Logistics and 3 years of experience in Logistics engineering, Logistics Project Management or Value Chain Engineering. Experience must be in an industrial or manufacturing environment in an automotive or related industry. Solid knowledge of supply chain logistics best practices and primary cost drivers. Experience in lean manufacturing and value stream mapping. Understanding and skills in big data analytics. Good presentation and public speaking skills.

Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative brains in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society. Imagine yourself working in a company that really believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of energy, passion and respect for the individual.

Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable transport solutions which employs about 110,000 employees, has production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries. A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter.

We believe that a work climate characterized by respect for the individual, challenging career opportunities and a healthy workplace, support personal development and make your work stimulating. We believe that diversity and inclusion increase your engagement, generate innovation and business development – and make the Volvo Group a more interesting place to work. We believe that every employee has the capability and the determination to improve our business operations, and the desire to develop professionally. And we believe that responsible business, including environmental aspects, business ethics, human rights and social issues, is our way of doing business.

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