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Logistics Engineer

Are you a motivated and experienced Logistics Engineer that earned his/her stripes within contract logistics? Are you eager to join our dynamic and growing 3PL environment where lots of Engineering challenges await? Do you want to be part of our engineering team in Tilburg and work together on -continuous improvements, -NPI, -projects, -operational efficiencies and layout on both manufacturing and logistic processes? Let us know by applying for the role of Logistics Engineer in Tilburg at syncreon!


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 requirements 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. 


What you bring

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, Manufacturing or Technical Logistics.
  • +5 years of experience in process/solution design within a logistics/warehousing/manufacturing environment (with packaging and/or innovation experience as a plus.)
  • Experience in supporting warehousing contracts with engineering expertise.
  • Align with internal and external stakeholders in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Visio or equivalent, and Project Management software are required.  Knowledge of Excel should include pivots and familiarity with common formulas and basic macro’s.  

At syncreon we are fully committed to the health and safety of our employees. We have full prevention and mitigation processes in place, including cleaning and sanitization practices, as well as screenings, masks and social distancing. syncreon complies with national, state and local orders.


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
At syncreon, we partner with customers, such as Jaguar Land Rover, Harley Davidson, BMW, Dell, Xerox and Canon to provide specialized logistics, operational excellence and value added solutions in: Fulfillment, eCommerce & Value-Add Solutions, Manufacturing Support & Assembly Services, Export Packing, Transportation Management and Reverse, Repair & Service Parts.

We specialize in the design and operation of supply chain solutions for Automotive, Technology, Consumer Home Products, Industrial, Healthcare & MedTech companies. 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.


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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