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  • Job Title
  • Logistics Engineer & Project Manager
  • Location
  • Long Beach
  • Job Number
  • 116245
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Full Time
  • Category
  • Information Technology
Job Description
Job Title:  Logistics Engineer & Project Manager

Pay Rate: up to $95 K depending on experience

Schedule: M-F 8 am -5 pm

Location: Long Beach, CA

Benefits: Excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision and 401 K, and FSA.

Job Type: Direct Hire Opportunity

The Logistics Engineer/Project Manager will be responsible for evaluating, designing and optimizing new and current business logistics processes and identifying alternatives to promote operational efficiencies, cost reductions and improvements. This position will be responsible for proposal support, making recommendations and assisting in the implementation of optimized solutions. The Logistics Engineer will work within the framework of the company systems to collect data, analyze methods of operation, facility layout and current practices to provide ongoing front line improvement strategies. This position is also fully responsible for the analysis, planning and coordination of all activities and/or resources associated with designated projects. Projects could include, but not limited to, new customer implementation, supplier contract negotiation, cross company process improvements or implementation of division level initiatives.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Support new business development by analyzing customer RFQ information and by providing engineered solutions to the pricing department for customer proposals
• Develop and maintain robust, efficient processes for complex warehousing and transportation logistics projects without negatively impacting safety, productivity or quality.
• Create layout of logistics flows and warehouse/distribution space to support transload and storage accounts with optimized logistics solutions
• Design storage concepts and support re-arrangement activities
• Specify, procure and oversee the installation of equipment associated with layout and process designs
• Conduct facility and process design reviews to achieve improved methods, layouts and workflows.
• Prepare reports and presentations for senior management, indicating solutions or recommendations based on productivity and time studies and various analyses for logistics process improvements.
• Encourage Kaizen projects wherever possible
· Excises independent discretion and judgment in leading projects designated by senior management or identified through individual analysis.

· Prepares studies, reports, analysis and recommendations in areas such as business plans, operating forecasts, competitive analysis, labor reports and financial plans

· Uses discretionary judgment in determining project scope, time frame, funding limitations/needs, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources at various phases of project.

· Responsible for the timely completion of project objectives and milestones by effectively managing and/or influencing subordinates peers and superiors.

· Establishes frequency and appropriate audience for follow up meetings. Based on project follow up meetings, exercises sound judgment to determine if additional resources are required, if project costs are in line with forecast and if course corrections need to be made to the initial project scope.

· Frequently confers with Industrial Relations Manager to determine risks of implementation and strategies to avoid or limit exposure. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics/ Production/Industrial Engineering plus minimum of five years’ experience in logistics design and processes.
  • Five plus years’ work experience at a warehouse or logistics company is preferred.
  • Proficiency in utilizing Warehouse Management System and AutoCAD is preferred.

 

 

Please call 562-946-2616 to apply or email your resume to Susie at squiroz@kimco.com in MS Word format.

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