Specialist - Logistics (Piedmont, AL)


Fort Mill, SC, US, 29715

Job Requisition ID:  8495

Your Key Responsibilities

The goal of the Specialist - Logistics is being responsible for a combination of interdisciplinary supply chain tasks. These tasks have a common goal to increase output and communication while upholding strict safety standards in the warehouse environment in the Schaeffler Group North America, in Piedmont, Alabama facility.

  • Reaches departmental objectives by orienting, training, assigning, coaching & disciplining employees
  • Monitors and attains inventory budgets considering historical demand development, market trends, business developments, and seasonality impacts
  • Drives process improvements, ensures quality of purchased planning process
  • Harmonizes and creates strategical processes and KPl's, offers guidance and introduction of SCM methods, optimizes global material flow
  • Designs, develops, and modifies data to accelerate data analysis and reporting within SCM
  • Oversees integration of new technologies and initiatives into data standards & structures
  • Reviews presentations, manuscripts, graphs, and tables for accuracy and quality
  • Collaborates with stakeholders
  • Identifies / addresses root causes for main KPIs deviations (ie inventory, DSL, backorders)
  • Develops clear, concise presentations & communication to all levels of the organization (warehouse employees to upper-level management)

Your Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, supply chain management, or equivalent experience in a related field



  • Superior knowledge of the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Business acumen
  • SAP EP1/R3 & Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Technical training in inventory management, material requirement planning, capacity management, & manufacturing orders preferred
  • Strong knowledge of logistics in production department & supply chain preferred



  • Excellent communication ability (written & verbal)
  • Advanced presentation skills
  • Extremely self-motivated & driven to achieve results
  • Continuous improvement approach
  • Assertive approach to solving problems
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, multi-task and make decisions
  • Must have ability to resolve conflicts while multitasking and completing required work according to customer demand
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and function as a team member in a group environment


We look forward to your application.


Information on our understanding of leadership can be found here: www.schaeffler.com/leadership.


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Your contact

Schaeffler Transmission, LLC 

Jason Gould 



Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Job Type: Professional 
Job Family: Supply Chain Management 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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