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Logistic Engineer

Interested in joining a dynamic and growing 3PL as a Logistic Engineer where lots of engineering challenges await? Our engineering team, based in Amsterdam, working on continuous improvements, operational efficiencies and layout, are looking for a motivated and experienced colleague with a strong background in supply chain management.

 

Syncreon Amsterdam – servicing a corporate startup
Speed, scale and efficiency is the foundation of everything we do. We think fast, we act fast and we change fast. We put our customer at the center of everything we do and we never stop until the job is done. We create our own destiny with an international team driving innovation and sustainable growth. We don’t do hierarchy, ego or boundaries and “not possible” is not in our vocabulary but freedom to think and act is. We are honest, direct and always bringing an element of fun into our work. If you are ready to join the power of speed, scale and efficiency with one of the greatest corporate tech start-ups in the world continue reading…

 

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Utilize Lean Standards in everyday assignments and analysis including: Line Balancing, PFEP, Value Stream Mapping, Process FMEA's, Control Plans, engineering studies, and resource requirement sheets.
  • Provide leadership and support to Continuous Improvement initiatives at the plant level including; work studies to analyze work systems, developing standards and/or improvements to existing systems, providing input for the development of functional layouts that minimize space and material transit distance that provides flexibility for expansion, and utilize simulation software to analyze and/or improve work systems.
  • Develop and update existing headcount analysis tools (direct and indirect labor) in order to analyze the impact of changes on business, and prepare summary reports for and in support of Operations, IT and Business Process Improvement initiatives.
  • Prepare engineering studies to ensure that continuously changing operational processes are reflected in operational and strategic calculations.
  • Measure standard time to proactively challenge and support the realization of reductions in standard time, while always striving to eliminate waste.
  • Serve as the main point of contact for capacity, process improvement tasks, and standard time inquiries.
  • Work closely with Operations, Account Management, Facilities and Project Management teams to develop and implement solutions to meet the requirements of the business.
  • Manage the engineering function for assigned projects and activities including; engineering budget, processes, equipment, work standards and facilities.
  • Make informed recommendations and decisions related to the purchase or lease of capital equipment including; forklifts, tooling, lift assists, generators, compressed air systems, racking, scrubbers, compactors, and miscellaneous items pertaining to specific projects.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Operations Research or related fields with very strong background in engineering redesign and cost savings initiatives.
  • Experience in solutions design within a logistics/warehousing/manufacturing facility environment
  • Experience in supporting warehousing contracts with engineering expertise.
  • Experience in packaging and/or innovation.
  • Highly developed computer skills, including Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required.  Knowledge of Excel should include pivot tables and familiarity with common formulas. Must be proficient in Access, with thorough knowledge of relational database creation, queries, forms, reports, macros, and functions.
  • Hands on experience with supply chain applications such as WMS, TMS, OMS, and SCM.

 

Compensation
syncreon offers exciting and challenging roles within a growing international organization. We strive to hire and develop the right people, locally and globally; stimulating personal growth and self-development within an informal atmosphere. We offer a market competitive compensation package.

 

About syncreon
syncreon delivers tailored, progressive and scalable solutions to premier global automotive and technology brands, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon. We supply 3PL and 4PL solutions that adapt as quickly as industry and the marketplace evolve. For over 60 years syncreon has provided unique and innovative expertise in providing highly integrated, warehousing management, inbound to manufacturing, reverse and repair, export packing, aftermarket services, fulfilment services and transport. Today we have 14,000+ employees working in 100+ locations worldwide who enjoy our supportive culture, dedication to work-life balance, people development and superb career opportunities. For more information, visit www.syncreon.com

 

Note
Candidates chosen to move forward within the Recruitment Process, may be required to undergo an assessment and/or submit further background information. Any offers of employment may be conditional on completion of required checks and provision of relevant documentation, in accordance with the applicable local legislation.


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