Supply Chain Engineer (Alvarado, TX)

  • Company: Louis Vuitton North America
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Supply Chain
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: LVM11262
  • Date of publication: 2020.10.05

Position

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direction of the Logistics Manager, this position is responsible for implementing and improving processes and flows in the warehouse department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define and optimize the warehouse layout
  • Optimize storage surfaces and locations
  • Improve the logistics processes (receiving, put away, picking, preparations, packing, shipping)
  • Lead testing and implement those improvements. Work cohesively with Purchasing and production.
  • Compile data on standardization and implement the warehouse Key Performance Indicators
  • Participate in Kaizen events
  • Identify best practices from our sister facilities and implement them
  • Track, monitor, and report regularly on the status of projects
  • Benchmark and stay up to date on warehousing technology and process updates
  • Audit all established warehousing practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned and/or dictated by business needs

PRINCIPAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED

Minimum Requirements:

  • Engineering Degree in Supply Chain, Manufacturing or related field
  • 3-5 years' relevant experience in manufacturing environment
  • Certification in Supply Chain preferred
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service mindset
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing principles and tools (Value Stream Mapping, reducing waste, etc.)
  • High proficiency in Excel particularly and in the Microsoft Office suite in general
  • Excellent understanding of ERP & MRP systems
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, results oriented and continually changing work environment
  • Spanish and French language skills are a plus
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