Senior Logistics Engineer

DSV - Global Transport and Logistics
Kempton Park
Full Time
Posted
4 weeks ago

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 90 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Kempton Park
Job Posting Title: Senior Logistics Engineer 
Time Type: Full Time

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Initiating and implementing large continuous improvement projects of multiple operations. Driving change management and training to stabilize project and ensuring adoption. Creating business cases for automation and mechanization projects. Implementing and stabilizing automation and mechanization projects. Apply principles of Lean, with the required data analysis to identify synergies and cost savings in multiclient facilities. Ensure Sigma best practices are considered and implemented from the start with new client implementation. Manage and grow junior logistic engineers through the graduation programme.

Tertiary Qualification(s)

Degree in Industrial Engineering (Preferably a 4yr BEng/BSc degree in Industrial Engineering or Related Field)

Computer Skills required

Advanced Excel l Autocad l Microsoft Visio and Project Power BI

Beneficial Minitab

Job-related Requirements:

Industrial Engineering Experience in logistics environment

3 years; Advanced Excel and Intermediate Autocad skills:

1 years experience; Detail oriented; High work rate and quality of work

Must have experience across multiblade logistic activities / verticals

Ability to learn new software applications

Ability to train staff on new processes and software from White to Blue collar

Electives

Warehouse Design and Costing Pricing and Solutions RFQ’s

Good people skills required; WMS / ERP Systems skill and experience:

1 year; Customer relationship management experience:

1 years; Highly adaptable to change Sound knowledge of engineering economics and fundamental accounting principles

Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt

Data Cleaning & Analytics

Experience in job clocking and resource planning

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Evaluate and analyse data, processes and material flow related to existing operations in order to identify improvement opportunities.

Implement initiatives and monitor quantitative benefits of changes.

Develop business cases for financial investments where required, including ROI calculations, quantified value, productivity improvements, etc.

Documenting, monitoring and communicating project timelines, milestones and objectives.

Follow disciplined change management process to ensure that implemented changes that are sustainable.

Problem solving facilitation and training where required.

Working closely with Project & Implementation, Solutions & Pricing & Applications Engineering teams to ensure standardization of best practices in DSV.

Training on Lean, Six Sigma & Change Management.

Coaching of staff on Job clocking and Resource Planning .

Monitor and report on Job clocking and Resource Planning over multiple operations.

Implement automation and mechanization initiatives.

Support major changes (tactical) within the warehouse with regards to processes, MHE, WMS, automation and mechanization.

Manage and grow junior logistic engineers

 

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