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Logistics Solutions Manager

REQ: REQ-128889 Supply Chain

Panasonic Corporate
  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic –Logistics Solutions Manager 

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What You'll Get to Do:

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 s sales companies and factories
  • Work closely with Senior Management to implement supply-chain logistics improvement projects. LEAN – Continuous Improvement for Sales companies and factories
  • Establish & Execute “Agent of Focus and Change” and non-AFC logistic initiatives by clarifying and outlining the value propositions, scope, timelines, 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 operation   
  • Provide End-to-End logistics and SCM solutions from material purchase to finished goods delivery to the end consumer
  • Coverage: inbound, warehousing, optimization and outbound logistics operations control
Project Management:
  • Work with the respective stakeholders in the businesses and logistics to develop a robust pipeline of continuous improvement projects to improve service performance, drive saving and additional value 
  • Conceptualize project plans determine the parties to involve, map out the project 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.
  • Analyze logistics cost and KPI performance
  • Identify the issues and provide solutions to overcome or 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 Standard Operating Procedure in each operational area 
  • Work with department heads of inbound logistics, warehouse operations & transportation team to summarize company Policy & Procedure and Standard Operating Procedure
  • Liaise domain and factory and sales company 
  • Ensure smooth and consistent communication with the domain and respective sales company
  • Enhance and accelerate communication via e-mail, conference calls, TV conference and other means of communication
What You'll Bring:

Education & Experience:  

  • 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
  • Establish, propose and implement an ideal logistics / supply chain business model which will enable cost effective, sound and on-time delivery of material to the Panasonic factories and/or finished goods delivery to the customers
  • Analysis, fact finding and problem solving is strongly required Analysis requires assembling facts and evidence from variety of sources / data by applying the proper analytical methodology
  • Maintain a clear understanding of customer problems, interests, and needs
  • Maintain transparency with peers in order to build, incorporate, and deliver value-added customer solutions
  • Remain organized and prioritized (able to multi-task and prioritize assignments) in a fast-ed environment while still meeting deadlines
  • Remain detail-oriented and hard-charging to optimize processes and instill necessary changes

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-128889 Supply Chain

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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