Improvement Specialist Logistics

Fulltime, Integrated Supply Chain

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


The Improvement Specialist Logistics will be responsible for:

  • Leading global and regional Productivity and Design & Modify Supply Chain (D&MSC) projects, which deliver functional and business strategy elements: Structural Cost, Growth, Service Performance
  • Leading regional and global projects which are sub-tracks within corporate and functional Transformation Programs, primarily focused on productivity.
  • Serving as the 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



  • Responsible and accountable for executing projects using established methodology and successfully meeting all defined deliverables 
  • Engage businesses through a defined process 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 
  • Maintain an in-depth working knowledge of partner function structure, work processes and interconnections with Logistics and Supply Chain 
  • Maintain an in-depth knowledge of Logistics and Supply Chain enabling technology 
  • Be the SME for the company Logistics and Supply Chain processes. 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM or relevant business field with demonstrated performance as a successful productivity project leader. 
  • 7 years of experience in Manufacturing and Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics or as a certified 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 influentially manage 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.
  • Ability to travel regionally and globally up to 20%, with reasonable planning and notice.


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Open until further notice
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North America
United States
Integrated Supply Chain
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Job area
Logistics and Supply Chain
Hierarchy level
Full time/part time
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