Logistics Process Excellence Specialist

Full-time, Integrated Supply Chain

Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Responsibility

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol. https://www.nouryon.com/



Nouryon - has an outstanding opportunity for a Logistics Process Excellence Specialist.
 

The Logistics Process Excellence Specialist is responsible for analyzing logistics performance and identifying continuous process improvement opportunities related to logistics operations activities in support of business objectives and priorities.

Specific Tasks:


• Identify opportunities and drive implementation of continuous process improvement and cost reduction measures to drive operational efficiency and service level improvement
• Conduct critical assessments of current processes to identify root causes of waste or challenges and develop solutions to implement improvements
• Develop and manage improvement initiative project plans
• Collect and analyze logistics performance metrics to identify areas of opportunity, establish baselines, and track improvements
• Develop or update process maps and conduct value stream mapping to support improvement initiatives
• Assess progress of implemented changes to ensure sustainability of improvement
• Report improvement project plans and status to leadership on an ongoing basis
• Review processes for new lanes, as we grow the business.
• Engage with relevant Hub and modal leaders for support in the identification and execution of improvement initiatives and to share best practices
• Facilitate Kaizen events and other collaborative continuous improvement workshops
• Lead and model Nouryon Values to include driving code of conduct compliance at all times


Job Requirements

• Minimum 5 years continuous improvement experience within logistics / supply chain. Experience with chemical companies is preferred
• Strong analytical skills and abilities
• Ability to lead and manage improvement project activities
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and initiatives in parallel while adhering to timelines
• Outstanding communication skills and ability to communicate with various levels and functions within the organization, including global team members
• Strong understanding of the transport market across multiple modes
• Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision
• Experience with facilitating Kaizen events
• Experience with business process management tools (Visio, Signavio)
• Strong working knowledge and history of using computers and programs specific to logistics (SAP, TMS, WMS) and to general business management (MS Excel, Word)
• Bachelor’s Degree (BA/BS) in Engineering, Operations Research, Supply Chain, Logistics, or related field from 4-year accredited college or university



Employment at Nouryon is contingent upon the successful completion of both a pre employment background check and a drug screening. In some case, pre-employment physicals may also be required

All candidates hired must be able to provide proper documentation of their eligibility to work in the US

Nouryon is an E-Verify Employer

Nouryon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans (M/F/D/V)



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Vacancy data
Closing date
Open until further notice
Vacancy number
190003EQ
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Texas
Site
Houston
Business unit
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job family
Manufacturing
Hierarchy level
Professional/Experienced/Specialist
Full time/part time
Full-time
Contract type
Permanent

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About Nouryon

We are a global specialty chemicals leader. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, food, pharmaceuticals, and personal care items. Building on our nearly 400-year history, the dedication of our 10,000 employees, and our shared commitment to business growth, strong financial performance, safety, sustainability, and innovation, we have established a world-class business and built strong partnerships with our customers. We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.

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