Siemens National Manager of Field Logistics & Warehousing - Building Technologies - Major US City in Buffalo Grove, Illinois
National Manager of Field Logistics & Warehousing - Building Technologies - Major US City
Locations:Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Job Family: Manufacturing
Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Region Americas
Requisition Number: 211257
Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Buffalo Grove
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 50%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.
The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.
For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm
Siemens Building Technologies (BT) is seeking a senior manager to oversee the field logistics and warehousing activities of its national operations. The role has responsibility for providing strategic leadership and operational management of the logistics processes and organization within the Siemens BT US field organization. This position includes a team of 4 direct reports and oversees a total organization of 60 employees distributed across the BT US field locations. This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain for Siemens BT Americas.
Key objectives of the position include:
· Improve and maintain strong operational performance measured by targets of on-time delivery, inventory accuracy, inventory turns, and customer survey results
· Drive year over year increases in productivity
· Lead a multi-year strategic transformation to ensure the field logistics processes and organization are capable to meet the needs of the division’s profitable growth objectives
Provide strategic leadership to:
Develop and execute logistics initiatives required to support Siemens BT strategic objectives
Drive organizational culture initiatives on health, safety, environment and quality
Pro-actively engage with Field Operations in forecasting and planning large material demands.
Support Field Operations in logistics planning and execution for large and complex customer projects
Drive logistics process improvements that reduce costs and/or increase productivity and quality to the Field Operations organization
Identify and evaluate new technologies / innovations that offer increased logistical efficiency and transparency
Optimize the Field Operations warehouse network to maximize service levels and minimize costs and working capital
Maintain a strong dialog with internal stakeholders, ensuring alignment to business objectives and realizing support for logistics initiatives
Expand organizational capabilities from warehousing-focus to end-to-end logistics management
Provide operational leadership to:
Ensure compliance with health, safety, and environmental regulations
Ensure compliance with inventory cycle count and control processes
Develop and maintain adherence to standard procedures and guidelines
Achieve financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
Maintain and develop staff through training, coaching, and counseling
Conduct root cause analysis and implement corrective actions
Ensure good condition of facility/equipment through regular audit and implementation of preventative maintenance protocols
Manage third party contracts for logistics services
Respond timely and professionally to customer complaints and inquiries
Conduct capacity planning and ensure labor and equipment resources balanced with demand
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, or related discipline
5-10 years of leadership experience in a logistics function
Up to 50% travel, primarily domestic
Superior decision making and problem solving skills
Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
Excellent communications skills, both written and verbal
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience
Master’s degree in business, logistics or engineering
Experience with SAP
Experience in project logistics
Major US city/metropolitan area
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