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Logistics Supervisor

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Supply chain Grand Prairie , Texas , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 5 years
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Job Description

Summary of Job Purpose:

- Coordinate warehouse activities, and train warehouse personnel to ensure well-coordinated shipping, kitting and receiving plan.
- Ensure that customer units, parts and repairs are received and shipped in an efficient and timely manner; ensure that parts and repairs are properly inventoried.
- Ensure physical inventory consistency and accuracy monitoring with virtual inventory in the ERP.
- Manage transportation carriers, performance and cost in accordance with supply chain strategy and budget.
- Maintains accurate work instructions and procedures for present job duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Manage supply chain and inventory control including: inbound freight, warehousing, order fulfillment, tagging & packing, distribution, and outbound freight to customers.
- Manage logistics providers, monitor performance and cost in line with the budget
- Manage inventory layout, cycle count and physical inventory as per company requirement
- Work with the team to design and implement an optimal logistics plan to ensure most efficient processes for supply chain and inventory controls
- Develop, monitor and evaluate performance standards for effectiveness and efficiency in all areas of the warehouse including: optimal space utilization, schedule and coordination of goods in and out
- Strictly adhere to US and International Trade Compliance laws and regulations.
- Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as Quality, Customer service, Production, Master Planning and Purchasing.
- Establish and report warehouse productivity KPI's on a monthly basis, in regard to order fill rates, receiving rates, on time delivery, shipping errors, receiving hold log.
- Eliminate waste and implements 5S and other Lean activities.
- Develop cost-saving initiatives through optimizing logistics provider, evaluating flow and monitoring shipping material usage.
- Ensure that all appropriate safety regulations are being followed both with regards to personal safety and safety of inventory.
- Plan all warehouse resources and activities in keeping with the company's objectives and targets.
- Organize and prepare reports and inter-departmental communications.
- Oversee performance levels of the direct reports to ensure efficient and effective use of resources and execution of corporate policy.

Cross-training
- Depending on the workload, can perform the duties of other Supply Chain functions and train coworkers on his/her job (cross-training in the department highly required to meet fluctuations in demand, improve responsiveness of the department and increase flexibility and overall employees' skill set).

Complementary Description

Physical Requirements :

Supply Chain
- While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
- The employee must stand for significant periods of time and sometimes carry large items.
- The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but occasionally may require hearing protections.

Job Requirements

Required Competencies:

Education / Experience:
- Bachelors degree or logistics with 5 years experience in warehousing and distribution, to include 2 years supervisory experience ; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Service provider performance and contract management required
- Logistics Budget management experience required
- Annual Physical Inventory management skills required
- Advanced computer skills required
- SAP Knowledge required

Skills and Abilities:
Job knowledge
Demonstrated ability to set and achieve stretch goals quickly, while possessing strong people skills
Knowledge of economic principles and impact on Safran's Business
Understanding of Logistics requirements and methodologies (Incoterms, 2PL, 3PL, Import/Export regulation, HTS, Schedule B, HazMat handling/marking)
Knowledge of FAA regulations and understanding of Quality requirements
Experience applying Lean and Continuous Improvement ideas
Proven expertise at achieving and sustaining internal & external customer satisfaction
Understand and apply safety standards consistently
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Office, SharePoint and SAP
Knowledge of FAA regulations and understanding of Quality requirements
Compliance with Safety rules (PPE – Personal Prevention Equipment)
Creating departmental budgets and monitoring YTD progress
Leadership skills / Management skills / Personal skills
Exceptional planning and prioritization skills
Well organized, resourceful and efficient
Sets the highest standard of professionalism
Lead team with the utmost decency and respect
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Drives culture in a very positive way
Adapts well to changing demands from departments up and down stream
Proven decision making ability
Priorities management – Responsiveness (react calmly and efficiently under the pressure of multiple deadlines)
Develop and maintain KPIs necessary to evaluate the performance of the logistics team
Improve process and update procedures to reflect changes

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap. Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector. Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leading supplier of products and services that handle observation, decision and guidance functions for both civil and military applications. The company understands and applies a wide range of the state-of-the-art technologies that underpin embedded intelligence in many different areas, as a supplier to some of today's most innovative aerospace and defense programs.