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Logistics Value Optimization Engineer

Description

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.

-This position requires an employee to be onsite monthly.

This position will be responsible for performing strategic network design analysis and providing recommendations related to the GM aftersales logistics network.  This role will work cross functionally within Supply Chain, Warehousing and Logistics (SCWL), with primary focus on optimizing costs, customer improvements, product flows, and greenfield analysis.  

This position will be responsible for managing and analyzing big data activities and support and running what-if simulations within the GM aftersales logistics network.  Additionally, this role will lead and support project development tasks, serve as a subject matter expert for logistics network changes, and will work cross-functionally to ensure alignment and overall improvement recommendations to business owners.  

Candidate must have a proven track record of taking the initiative, dealing with ambiguity, problem solving and leading change.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for logistics engineering, data analysis, project management, and generation of strategic cost savings initiatives using design software, statistical analysis, and additional technical tools.

  • Generating new ideas and initiatives that optimize cost and customer service levels within the Supply Chain, Warehousing and Logistics organizations

  • Managing cross functional value optimization projects from idea conception to project implementation

  • Collaborate with IT and enterprise business owners to prioritize recommendations and opportunities in support of logistics initiatives.  This will entail managing system and business constraints, while balancing current vs future process improvements. 

  • Lead and support the team in producing logistics value optimization recommendations

  • Subject matter expert with logistics systems and processes to assist all cross-functional senior leadership in understanding and improving the overall CCA network. 


Additional Description

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Data Analytics, Statistics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (required)

  • Master’s degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, or related fields (preferred)

  • 5+ years of work experience within Supply Chain

  • Knowledge of data mining/analytics, logistics engineering, and tool creation (required)

  • Experience in advanced programming (preferred)

  • Expert running analysis in Tableau and Power BI (preferred)

  • Expert in Llamasoft or other network modeling tools and each of their modeling functions (preferred)

  • Network wide knowledge of transportation, demand and inventory planning, warehousing operations, order fulfillment, distribution, and supplier performance. 

  • Expert in logistics processes, logistics optimization, and end to end supply chain management best practices

  • Experience gathering and interpreting complex quantitative and qualitative data using statistical analysis methods, and able to develop tools for root causing and interpreting supply chain management processes

  • In-depth knowledge and experience in network design software, algorithms, and statistical analysis

  • Understanding of logistics finance principles and reporting


About GM

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Why Join Us 

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values; 
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers.   We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com . In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.