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Logistics Training/Project Manager

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Lucid Motors
    Published
    December 24, 2020
    Location
    Casa Grande, AZ
    Job Type

    Description

    We are currently seeking a Logistics Training / Project Manager. This position requires an experienced professional with the ability to manage the day-to-day chaos that comes from the logistical requirements of a large scale organization, while also training employees to improve their skills and expand their knowledge for success in maintaining Logistics operations at our manufacturing facility in Casa Grande, AZ. The successful candidate will have spent considerable time launching new products and processes in an automotive manufacturing environment. This position requires partnership with Supply Chain, QA/QC, Manufacturing, Packaging, Engineering, Finance, and Regulatory Affairs to implement new processes and manage changes. Our ideal candidate exhibits a can-do attitude and approaches his or her work with vigor and determination. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate excellence in their respective fields, to possess the ability to learn quickly and to strive for perfection within a fast-paced environment.

    You Will

    • Conceptualize / establish project plans (determine the parties to involve, map out the project plan / schedule, outline the pros and cons including benefits) and promote / implement the plan
    • Create logistics strategies to better improve logistics and SCM operations for sales and manufacturing
    • Create standard operating procedures for each one of the initiatives when executing the projects
    • Provide out of the box ideas by applying new technologies and best-practice / processes in the industry
    • Create cohesive project plans with an identifiable critical path, task dependencies, risk and issue mitigation processes and major milestones
    • Manage the approved plans and schedules, ensuring successful completion within scope, budget, time and quality parameters
    • Provide project leadership in the execution of projects; direct the project team and communicate project requirements to both internal and external organizations
    • Apply comprehensive technical knowledge and management experience to analyze and resolve complex work problems; design and implement solutions as needed
    • Understand the interactions between warehouse management systems (WMS) and other types of traditional and innovative technology (automation)
    • Build strong relationships with senior leadership through effective communication and collaboration to support company goals
    • Ensure alignment is achieved and that the resources are available to effectively deliver on plans
    • Demonstrates safety consciousness at all times and reports safety questions/concerns
    • Leads the development of the defined project and consults on the timeline and resource requirements
    • Accomplishes project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities
    • Consults with management, reviews and reports on project progress, determines time frames and defines the procedures necessary to fully execute a defined project
    • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation and adherence to established project management protocols
    • Set priorities within the project considering dependencies of the actions items that will drive closure
    • Develop a cohesive timeline of execution to support both budget and project completion expectations
    • Identify and communicate project milestones necessary to close the project on time and on budget
    • Make decisions by assessing the situation to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the client and organization
    • Establish contingency plans to mitigate risks that may impact success
    • Ensure project meets internal expectations with respect to quality, budget, delivery timelines and strategy
    • Conducts post-project “raise the bar” sessions to capture successes and opportunities for improvement throughout the organization
    • Create and provide new training material development initiatives in order to ensure employees receive the most up to date and relevant training available
    • Evaluate employees, identify strengths and weaknesses, and determine individual training needs
    • Track employee progress to meet individual goals and department objectives

    You Bring

    • 9+ years total in Supply Chain Management, Logistics Engineering, Industrial Engineering with thorough knowledge of Supply Chain systems and processes
    • 5+ years of experience in any of the following areas: material flow, warehouse design, transportation management, dedicated fleet operations, distribution center management, materials handling, decision support systems and technology
    • 5+ years full scope global project management experience
    • 2+ years of related automotive industry experience and LEAN manufacturing
    • 2+ years direct leadership experience
    • Strong proficiency with project management practices, tools and methodology
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels
    • Experience designing and implementing curricula preferred
    • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with ability to meet project timelines
    • Experience in automation and warehouse/logistics optimization project management
    • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
    • Experience with WMS and TMS software applications
    • Education Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree required, (Master’s Degree highly desired), in Supply Chain, Logistics Engineering, or related field (Industrial Engineering, Operations Research)
    • PMP Certification, Six Sigma Certifications a plus

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