Logistics Manager

Job Description
REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. You encounter our systems every day, without noticing them. While they may be invisible, their benefit is always tangible. More than 14,000 employees at 170 locations worldwide apply their expertise and innovative capabilities to ensure the continuous growth of our independent privately-held company.

People drive REHAU. To us, fostering the development of a diverse group of employees is of central significance. We will advance your career if you are willing to perform and display a readiness to apply yourself.

We are looking for someone who will embrace our corporate culture, values and principles. We promote personal development, self initiative and a sense of responsibility in order to support all our employees in fully developing their individual strengths.

REHAUís North American operations include several manufacturing plants, distribution centers and sales offices located across North and Central America.

Job Responsibilities

REHAU Plant Cullman is a major competitor in the manufacture and supply of premium products to the Automotive industry. Having recently won significant additional, long-term business with some of our most important customers, we have ambitious expansion plans, including a considerable increase in our highly-skilled workforce, at our Cullman, Alabama facility.

We are seeking an ambitious, experienced Logistics Manager for our manufacturing operations located in Cullman, Alabama.

Job responsibilities will also include:

Oversee Logistics of all Plant Cullman to include Injection Molding, Paint and Fabrication/Assembly operations.

Direct supervision of Logistics supervisors and coordinators

As a key Plant Cullman management team member, ensure overall plant performance meets corporate targets and develop growth strategies

Achieve forecasted profitability and Logistics efficiency targets. Align plant Logistics operations with forecasted profitability and efficiency targets

Effectively monitor and communicate all Logistics key performance indicators.

Develop a customer focused Logistics team based on continuous improvement, respect and REHAU Corporate Culture principles

Logistics team includes all plant material procurement, material handling, warehousing, shipping/receiving, scheduling, production office and IT/IS activities

Develop lean manufacturing principles including Kaizen, 5S, JIT, standardization, visual controls, Takt time, waste elimination and effective problem solving

Establish, communicate, and monitor, performance targets for all direct repor

Plan and maintain staffing levels per annual forecasts

Support all Environmental Health & Safety activities

Compliance with all applicable corporate policies and legislation

Work closely with Process and Product Engineering departments in program launches

Keeping abreast on latest processing technology & investigating if a particular new process may be beneficial to REHAU

Continued reporting on projects according to REHAU-rules and specific timelines established

Development of new production processes in order to satisfy the customerís requirements and enable the plant to produce a new article efficiently under strict cost control and within an established time frame

Job Requirements

B.S. Degree - Engineering

Engineer with at least 8 years Logistics experience, 2 years in a supervisory position

Proven leadership and communication skills - emphasis on team building

Supply Chain Management training and experience including ERP, preferably with SAP (MM and WMS) modules

Lean manufacturing training and experience, preferably in the Auto industry.

Results driven with demonstrated bottom line and cost control achievement.

Familiar with ISO 9001 systems (maintaining and implementing)

Experience with TS 16949 and ISO 14001 systems



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