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Logistics Data Management

Job Summary
The Logistics data management role is responsible to implement and maintain transport set-ups in the Volvo Group systems, securing accurate and on time implementations of master data.
This is a crucial function within Production Logistics in North America, responsible to make sure our systems are driving optimized transport flows to secure cost efficiency and stability.
You will be a key team member with high energy and a positive team work mind-set, responsible to drive improvements and efficiency throughout our organization.
Core Responsibilities
+ Secure logistics operational performance from an end to end perspective through efficient system configuration
+ Leverage system capabilities to drive optimized transport cost, lead time and service level for inbound and outbound flows
+ Explore new trends and technologies to strengthen our transport system capabilities
+ Act upon system deviations to avoid performance disruptions and increased total cost
+ Lead the transport implementation process in close cooperation with our internal and external stakeholders
+ Develop educational material for suppliers and customers to enable smooth and efficient transport processes
+ Secure our systems are correctly managing the daily transport optimizations to maximize trailers and drivers utilization
+ Coordinate and perform mass uploads in our systems as a result of regional and global transport bids and major industrial projects
+ Contribute to the development of global processes and working methods with counterparts around the globe
+ Perform regular spot checks within the supply chain and investigate root cause for system configuration issues
+ Build and maintain ?big data? sets and analytics tools that will offer deeper insight into our transport network, revealing patterns and trends to drive continuous improvement
Required Competencies
+ Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answers
+ Customer focus: Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and colleagues and gains their trust and respect
+ Ownership / Accountability: Taking the lead in getting the job done and accepting responsibility for personal actions, costs, and results
+ Peer Relationships: Can quickly find common ground and solve problems for the good of all; can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; can solve problems with peers with a minimum of noise; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration; can be candid with peers
+ Advanced Analytical Skills: Recognizing patterns in data, information, or events, drawing logical conclusions, and making recommendations for action
+ Proficient experience in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
+ Advanced experience in Excel and Access Databases
+ Strong communication skills; verbal and written
+ Experience with Transport Management Systems such as OTM (Oracle Transportation Management)
Minimum Education/Experience Required
+ Bachelor degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, IT, Business Administration or similar concentration
+ 5+ years of transport management systems experience; Oracle Transportation Management is highly preferred
About us
The Volvo Group is one of the world?s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group?s engines and transmissions, as well as all production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group's customers as well as for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chain for all brands, production facilities and distribution centers where the Volvo Group operates. In Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
Auto req ID
91128BR
Entity
Group Trucks Operations
State/Province
Flexible
City/Town
Flexible
Employment/Assignment Type
Regular
Travel Required (Maximum)
Occasional
Last application date
23-Jan-2019
Functional Area
Logistics
Volvo Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer E.O.E/M/F/Disability/Veteran

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