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Logistic Project Manager

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Date: 20-Oct-2021

Location: STARGARD, Poland

Company: Bridgestone Europe NV/SA

Bridgestone Corporation is a Japanese concern with traditions, we have been operating on the market since 1931. We are the world's largest tire manufacturer and provider of mobile solutions. Bridgestone is the Official Partner of the Olympic Games. At the factory in Stargard, we produce tires for trucks and buses. Every day we take on new challenges, we care for the development of employees and their satisfaction with work. We are the market leader. We are constantly improving by creating a GREAT WORKPLACE.

 

LOGISTICS PROJECT MANAGER

Place of work: Stargard Plant

What is the purpose of this job: In accordance with BSEMIA Logistics Supply Chain Management (LSCM) strategy, the logistics project manager will be responsible for supporting, animating & improving the performance of the logistics department. He/she will work on efficiency of operations, through Continuous Improvement program, & larger projects, on automation & network design in particular as well as logistics service improvement in collaboration with other functions.

What will do – here are main responsibilities:

  • Logistic project management in scope of process changes and flow changes:
     
  • Continuous Improvement Program (CIP)
     In alignment with logistics operations manager and central logistics project manager be a local owner of potential improvements of our operations, imagine corrective action-plans, implement & follow the accuracy of the changes.
  • Warehouse expansion projects / warehouse re-location project
    Work with central logistics team to build robust business case for network changes and consolidating all data needed to support the proposal: business needs like location of potential warehouses, associated costs, OPEX/CAPEX (Operational and Capital expenses) comparison of different solutions, and payback of recommended option. Collaborate with central project manager on coordinating the project to ensure a perfect governance.
  • Automation
    Implement and developing new solution like high-bay warehouse, use robots/AGVs. Be part of network of experts led by central logistics project manager in this area that will propose new processes/machines.
  • Digitalization
    New technologies are enhancing fast & smooth operations for warehouse activities. What are the ones that could help to improve efficiency?
  • Contribution to non-logistics projects
    Participating to projects led by other services, within LSCM, or departments. Be the point of contact & representative of the function.
  • TMS & WMS project
    Participate in TMS & WMS projects with coordination of central project manager. In collaboration with business counterparts, IT experts & procurement team.
     
  • Data analysis & reporting
     
  • Data extract & analysis for performance mgt, studies or project, support in root-causes analysis,
  • Support in corrective action plan definition based on data analysis & knowledge of internal processes, proposal of corrective action plan, in collaboration with concerned persons,
  • Cost impact of flow changes supporting the business changes, potential modifications of service.
     
  • Coordination of the project management, including investment in accordance with IT/LSCM project coordinator and under lead of central project manager:
  • Define, update and prioritize list of logistics project, CAPEX (Capital expenses) & budget,
  • Follow the progress done (realization vs target, budget).
     
  • Support daily operation of local LSCM Department
     
    What You need to take this position – our required capabilities:
     
  • Education: graduate education, logistics &/o lean management certification would be a plus
  • Experience: Minimum 5 years in logistics operations & experience in project management in relation with logistics activities (transport & warehousing). Experience working directly for the company or a contracted 3PL logistics supplier. Background in freight &/o warehousing procurement
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint – knowledge of SAP & network design modelling tool is an asset
  • Certification in project management
  • Proficiency in Polish and English is required, any other European language is an asset
  • Ability to communicate about supply chain to non-expert audiences on different levels in the company
  • Demonstrated capability to analyze and handle complex problems
  • Ability to work cross functionally, across cultures and support teams in different geographical areas
     
     
    Our offer for best candidate is:
  • Work in a professional, multinational and dynamic environment
  • Opportunity of international career across BSEMEA (geographical flexibility is very welcome)
  • Friendly and supportive working atmosphere
  • Opportunity to demonstrate and implement your own initiatives
  • Bonus depending on the results of work
  • Attractive benefit package for example:
     
  • the possibility of professional development in an international company focused on innovative solutions and modern technologies,
  • attractive salary,
  • performance-related annual incentive plan,
  • life insurance (PZU),
  • employee pension scheme (PPE),
  • Employee Support Program (legal, psychological and development consultancy),
  • Medical care package,
  • Christmas vouchers 2 times a year,
  • Multisport / OK System package,
  • employee canteen.