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Senior Logistics Engineer, Lead Logistics US

Logistics

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 3rd 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: Auburn Hills, MI 

Division: DSV Lead Logistics US
Job Posting Title: Senior Logistics Engineer
Time Type: Full Time

 

SUMMARY
The Senior Logistics Engineer is responsible for supporting current customer operations and business development.  The role entails mentoring and training Logistics Analysts and Logistics Engineers on key analysis and network optimization modelling. They utilize state of the art optimization, modeling, and simulation tools to develop cost effective service sensitive supply chain solutions.  Projects involve analyzing all or part of the supply chain network to include the following: facility location analysis, transportation savings analysis, dedicated fleet analysis, facility layout and design analysis, and product sourcing analysis. The Senior Engineer will also manage pre-sales Engineering projects from the start to final customer presentation.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develops project scope and timeline 
  • Gathers necessary data and information to perform analysis; deliver data to client
  • SOP Creation/Tracking
  • Review RFQ / RFP for new business opportunities.
  • Generate questions for prospective customers on RFQ/RFP’s.
  • Superuser for Network Modelling tools for the 4PL/LLP team.
  • May manage Logistics Engineers & Logistics Analysts
  • Development of freight network simulation models to establish and validate operational and/or cost improvements to freight networks
  • Design alternative network solutions to support client operational requirements
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements
  • Works closely with customer and company operations to establish supply chain improvement recommendations
  • Develops report that summarizes findings and recommendations
  • Presents and defends findings to the Customer
  • Develops and maintains detailed project plans, both internal and external
  • Development of daily/weekly performance metrics, both internal and external to aid in management of the account(s)
  • Works in cross functional groups to re-design processes to improve quality and productivity
  • Trains associates and clients in the use of multiple solution and software tools
  • Performs other duties as needed

 
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS 

Education and/or Experience

  • College Degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related field.
  • 5 years’ of experience in a logistics/supply chain engineering role. 
  • 3-5 years’ of experience with supply chain optimization and simulation modeling tools.

 

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES 

Computer Skills

  • Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with JDA Transportation Modeler or similar systems simulation software desired.

 

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to compose routine to moderately complex letters and to edit and proof business correspondence and reports.

 

Mathematical Skills

  • Position requires strong mathematical skills for project development

 

Other Skills

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in Powerpoint for presenting findings
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-starting; able to manage a project independently from beginning to end.
  • Must be available to travel as required for short duration trips <10%
  • The ability to work well under pressure

 

PREFERRED SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prosci, Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement certification

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 

 

DSV – Global transport and logistics

DSV is one of the very best performing companies in the transport and logistics industry. 75,000 employees in more than 90 countries work passionately to deliver great customer experiences and high-quality services – as part of the operation or in a variety of supporting roles. If you have drive and talent and enjoy responsibility, we’ll give you the support you need to explore your potential and forward your career.

 

Read more at www.dsv.com

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