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Factory Logistics Team Lead

Company: Unilever
Location: Jonesboro
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Factory Logistics Team Leader

Background & Purpose of the Job

Responsible for end to end factory logistics operations at the Jonesboro, AR manufacturing site. Managing up to 50+ employees across 24/5 shifts. In addition, accountable to deliver logistics safety, quality, cost savings, business waste reduction, customer service, continuous improvement projects and sustainability improvements at the Jonesboro, AR site.

Who You Are & What You'll Do

  • Implement process improvement through operational scorecards
  • Execute the product group and site level factory logistics strategy
  • Support internal and external operational benchmarking activities
  • Execution of standardized logistics systems, processes, KPI's, and ways of working
  • Customer service improvement through warehouse and transportation loss reduction using CI tools and methodology
  • Drive sustainability initiatives through factory warehouse improvements, transportation efficiencies, and external collaboration activities
  • Manage site distribution budget and labor pool
  • Work cohesively with upper management to deliver results and collaborative improvements.

You're a born leader: Lead site distribution operational processes.

You're a strategy guru: Execute continuous improvement projects through the application of harmonized logistics processes and systems

You're a dot connector: Execute product group and site logistics strategy

You're a changemaker: Drive logistics cost reduction through optimization of inbound/primary transportation, and factory warehouse operations.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
  • 3+ years of work experience with a clear competence in Logistics and Supply Chain.
  • Strong understanding of inventory control, warehousing and transportation operations, manufacturing operations, product deployment, and order to cash processes

What We Can Offer You

Culture for Growth | Top Notch Employee Health & Well Being Benefits | Every Voice Matters | Global Reach | Life at Unilever | Careers with Purpose | World Class Career Development Programs | Check Out Our Space | Focus On Sustainability

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Unilever is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Employment is subject to verification of pre-screening tests, which may include drug screening, background check, credit check and DMV check.

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Keywords: Unilever, Jonesboro , Factory Logistics Team Lead, Other , Jonesboro, Arkansas

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