PDS Tech Inc Logistics PROCESS & DESIGN in Mobile, Alabama
AKKA Technologies (Mother Company of PDS) is currently looking for a Logistics Process & Design Leader to integrate a project team in charge of Aerospace Logistics activities in Mobile (AL).
The customer has launched a project to reorganize the logistics for its Aircraft production assembly line.
The new set up targeted to operate from Q3-Q4 2021 is composed of: 1 new offsite logistics hub center + 1 on-site crossdock/marketplace. Total warehouse space will be around 200,000 sqf.
The project team in charge of transferring and reorganizing activities from the existing locations to the target setup is made of 1 project manager supported by multiple work packages Leaders (process & design, transfer, quality, procurement, operations, etc.).
The management wants to use this opportunity of transfer to enhance the operations with optimized process flow.
Fully integrated into the project team, the candidate will be the process & design work package leader.
This work package will be responsible to define the to-be process flow, the detailed layout of both the distribution center and the marketplace as well as the associated organization to perform the logistics services.
Work with the local team to understand current processes, organization, weaknesses and opportunities.
Identify improvement/optimization opportunities that can be implemented at the time of the move or after the start of operations.
Propose the most efficient target organization and validate with the stakeholders.
Work with the other work package leaders throughout the project to share proposals, impacts and risks.
Lead and support the implementation of the new organization as activities are being transferred.
Stabilize the new organization working hand in hand with the operations representative(s).
Perform the handover from project to operations, officially closing the work package at the end of the project.
Ideally Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain with 5-10 years of experience
Experience in Warehouse Logistics required
Experience in Process Definition and Logistics Design is absolutely necessary
Experience in Aerospace or Automotive logistics support assembly line is a plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.