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Logistics Solution Manager

REQ: REQ-127545 Supply Chain

Panasonic Corporate
  • Troy, MI, United States
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic – Logistics Solutions Manager 

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What You’ll Get to Do:

  • Standardize existing operations and implement best practices through expertise in Logistics operations and solution designing
  • Develop and track project assessment KPIs and protocols for improvement and identify risks and mitigation strategies
  • Maintain and drive project standards of customer satisfaction, schedule, quality, cost and performance
  • Coordinate tasks among multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are aligned and achieved
  • Create and manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity
  • Report program/project status and dashboards to Executive/Sr. Leadership on a regular basis 
  • Build trust by communicating effectively among internal and external stakeholders and coordinating tasks under tight deadlines

Logistics Solutions Design:

  • Utilize expert logistics knowledge and experience to evaluate the logistics needs of the supported business/sales units
  • Create logistics solutions and strategies to address the identified needs to improve logistics and SCM operations for the sales company and factories. 
  • Work closely with Senior Management to implement supply-chain / logistics improvement projects (LEAN – Continuous Improvement) for Panasonic Sales companies and factories.
  • Establish & Execute “Agent of Focus and Change (AFC)” and non-AFC logistic (Savings) initiatives by clarifying / outlining the value propositions, scope, time-lines, key milestones along with quantifiable benefits
  • Develop a co-operative and committed work culture within the Logistics team and with other business units including IT, Finance, Supply Chain, Product Group and other departments within the sales company community
  • Provide out of the box logistics ideas and constantly suggest new ideas by applying new technologies and best practice / processes in the industry that  contribute to cost and lead time reduction and increase efficiencies for the company’s operation.   
  • Provide End-to-End logistics and SCM solutions from material purchase to finished goods delivery to the end user/consumer. (coverage : inbound, warehousing, optimization and outbound logistics operations / control.)

Project Management:

  • Conceptualize / establish project plans (determine the parties to involve, map out the project plan / schedule, outline the pros and cons including benefit) and promote / implement
  • Serve as the project manager to plan, develop, and execute the scope, deliverables, required resources, schedule, budget, and sequencing for new solutions
  • Create standard operating procedures for each solution or initiative when executing the projects
  • Maintain and drive project standards of customer satisfaction, schedule, quality, cost and performance
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Executive, KPI and Cost Saving Reporting
  • Outline the Key logistics initiatives accomplished for the month (explain the logistics value added with quantifiable figures)
  • Analyze logistics cost and KPI performance (Inbound, warehouse, outbound)
  • Identify the issues and provide solutions to overcome / better improve the operation
  • Project saving analysis: Outline the potential savings and keep track of the progress  
  • Evaluate PNA-Logistics performance through benchmarking
  • Objectively measure PNA-Logistics performance / competitiveness  
  • Study the trend in the logistics industry and propose the best practice & solutions
  • Establish a SOP (Standard Operating Procedure) in each operational areas
  • Work with department heads of inbound logistics, warehouse operations & transportation team to summarize company’s P&P (Policy & Procedure) and SOP (Standard Operating Procedure)
  • Liaise domain / factory and sales company
  • Ensure smooth and consistent communication with the domain and respective sales company. (enhance / accelerate communication via e-mail, conference calls, TV conference and other means of communication.)

What You'll Bring:

  • Minimum BA degree in Business, a BA in Logistics or Industrial Engineer preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience in Logistics
  • Managerial experience in logistics and/or transportation field is preferred           
  • Advanced PC skills – MS office; Access, Power point and Excel required 
  • Good understanding of logistics and supply chain concepts and principles 
  • Lean - Six Sigma trained, certification plus PMP, ASCM/APICS certification a plus

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.

All applicants are subject to the Company’s mandatory vaccination policy.  All employees are required to be fully vaccinated with an authorized COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment, unless they are eligible for and obtain an exemption based on a reasonable accommodation because of a disability or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance.

REQ: REQ-127545 Supply Chain

  • Troy, MI, United States
  • Peachtree City, GA, United States
  • Newark, NJ, United States
Apply Apply

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