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Senior Logistics Engineer

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


About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Act as a Senior member of the EMC engineering team being a key interface between the client and all internal areas of the business
  • Ensure engineering function is aligned with operations team and other support functions and contributes towards the overall strategy and objectives of syncreon
  • Lead teams of Engineers to ensure departmental deliverables are achieved, potentially across multiple sites
  • Identify innovations and best practices and evaluate and quantify its cost and benefits
  • Ensure department metrics and reporting are produced and developed to satisfy senior management requirements on time and in full
  • Work with plant teams to continually monitor and review MTM based headcount plan versus actual to ensure alignment is maintained
  • Contribute towards the development and delivery of long-term engineering strategy to ensure continual development of function and the delivery of best practice solutions across site
  • Represent engineering team internally and with customer as required
  • Support training and developing of plant-based engineering teams and embed regional standards within sites
  • Act as a subject matter expert for function and ensure expertise and knowledge is shared with plant-based teams
  • Develop, manage, and ensure effective delivery of engineering elements of BPI projects, continuous improvement initiatives and Site launches
  • Any activity as deemed within the scope of the role in the support of engineering function or operations.


Your Key Qualifications

  • Ability to empathise and understand client’s viewpoint and requirements and act as the champion within engineering function
  • Ability to interpret data and derive solid conclusions from analysis
  • Possess strong IT skills, particularly MS Excel, & PowerPoint. Familiarity of AutoCAD would be an advantage
  • Strong project management and operational experience
  • Ideally educated to degree level in a related discipline
  • Lean and Six Sigma practitioner
  • Trained in application of MTM and Headcount modelling
  • Demonstrable background in MP&L/ Inventory Management

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
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.


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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