Improvement Specialist Logistics

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

Houston, Texas, United States Apply Now Apply until: 1 Nov 2022

 

Purpose/Key Objectives of the Job

 

Location: Houston, TX

 

Lead global and regional Design & Modify Supply Chain (D&MSC) projects which deliver functional and business strategy elements: Productivity, Growth, Service Performance, Compliance and HSES&S.

Lead regional and global projects which are sub-tracks within corporate and functional Transformation Programs. 

Serve as a regional Logistics & Operations Business Improvement Service Leader, interfacing with businesses at Business Unit or Business Line level in support of business growth and improvement initiatives.   

 

 

Responsibilities

 

  • As a project manager, this role is responsible and accountable for executing projects using established methodology and successfully meeting all defined deliverables (e.g. value, performance level, schedule, budget, etc.).
  • Engage businesses through a defined process in order to understand their strategy, identify logistics project needs, define projects and incorporate into the project portfolio pipeline; understand the business priorities and represent the business interest in Logistics and Operations portfolio management prioritization activities. 
  • Engage regional functional improvement counterparts to identify project interdependencies, opportunities for cooperation and support and build effective cross-functional relationships. 
  • Organize and lead opportunity identification sessions within the region incorporating both functional and business participation. 
  • Ensure assigned projects are maintained in the Logistics and Operation Improvement Portfolio Management System.
  • Ensure assigned project results are maintained and updated in corporate reporting systems (e.g. ANT)
  • Maintain an in-depth working knowledge of partner function structure, work processes and interconnections with Logistics and Supply Chain (e.g. M&E, R&D, Finance, etc.)
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain enabling technology (SAP, Network Modeling, Track & Trace, etc.)
  • Maintain an SME level knowledge and expertise of company Logistics and Supply Chain processes. 

 

 

 

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM or relevant business field or equivalent work experience in a relevant field, with demonstrated performance as a successful project – program leader.
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in M&E, Supply Chain, Logistics or as a Black Belt Project Leader. 
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver high value, complex, schedule driven projects on time and within budget. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and adjust priorities in a dynamic business environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain interpersonal working relationships across functional and business organizational lines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team of diverse individuals with varied experiences, abilities and interest. 
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a group of stakeholders with competing interest to a workable consensus. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; fluency in English is required.  
  • Ability to travel regionally and globally as required, with reasonable planning and notice.   

 

 

Vacancy data
Closing date
1 Nov 2022
Vacancy number
N0006255
Organization
Continent
North America
Country
United States
State/Region/Province
Texas
Site
Houston
Business
Integrated Supply Chain
Job characteristics
Job family
Integrated Supply Chain
Hierarchy level
Entry Level
Full time/part time
Fulltime
Contract type
Permanent

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