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Logistics Engineer

Hanover, PA 17331

Posted: 12/22/2022 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: Hanover6622 Pay Rate: $57,000+

Job Description

Axiom Staffing is seeking a Logistics Engineer at a local automotive parts manufacturer in Hanover, Pa.

Responsibilities of Position

This person is responsible for managing and optimizing material flow throughout the Hanover operations. Must be capable of collaborating with cross-functional teams and department leaders to address concerns and issues that affect material flow, production efficiency, continuous improvement, etc. The Logistics Engineer will also have exceptional interpersonal, organizational, and management skills, demonstrating the ability to be an innovator and change agent.


Essential Duties:

  • Manages the flow of material from suppliers to production for all operations of the Hanover site.
  • Responsible for site wide SLP (systematic layout planning).
  • Responsible for warehouse space optimization through the use of slotting techniques, skid space, cube utilization and “right size” packaging
  • Responsible for supporting customer packaging needs and packaging information requests.
  • Partners with Materials and Operations to develop and implement solutions for optimizing material presentation to maximize flow through the plant and line productivity.
  • Drive implementation of standard containerization throughout all operations.
  • Researches and Benchmarks best practices in industry related to logistics and material flow.
  • Ensures Hanover sites inventory accuracy and cycle count program complies with corporate policies including tracking and reporting duties.
  • Oversees onsite third party logistics personnel and facilitates transportation projects and changes implemented via third party logistics provider for the Hanover sites.
  • Drives operations to ensure safety, quality, delivery, productivity, and budget goals are achieved.
  • Evaluates logistics constraints and implements Lean Manufacturing techniques to improve capacities.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Engineering to define and implement cost-effective continuous improvement projects.
  • Promotes and drives the organization’s vision and utilization of Knorr Production System (Lean Manufacturing) methodologies.
  • Champions change and facilitates team related functions to improve the business performance.
  • Uses problem solving methods and innovation to drive continuous improvement.
  • Performs other duties as requested, directed, or assigned


Attributes Skills Required / Sought

  • Strong Problem solving skills required.
  • Strong Written and Oral communications skills are required.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities is required.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques with emphasis on Standardized Work, Continuous Improvement, 5S, and JIT principles is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in motivating and leading people, driving a positive work environment
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite is required.
  • AS400 & SAP Experience is a plus

Job Requirements

Experience / Education Required / Sought

  • Requires a minimum of two years of operations experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Requires a Bachelor degree in related discipline, or nontechnical degree with proven experience
  • Greenbelt Certification preferred


Position Requirements: 

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Information

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Axiom Staffing Group is located at:
471 Eisenhower Drive, Hanover, PA 17331
(We are in the Walmart Shopping Center)
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