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Where the Chemistry Happens...
Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, the Logistics Operations Coordinator will provide direction to business-specific supply chain processes for operations at the McIntosh, AL plant. The Logistics Operations Coordinator is focused on business strategic logistics initiatives, as well as supporting daily operations.
The Logistics Operations Coordinator will work closely with Operations, Product Management, Customer Care, Suppliers, Third-Party Logistics Providers, and other stakeholders to ensure that customer requirements are met with the highest efficiency and productivity. This position will be responsible for achieving goals for KPIs in areas including Operational cost and efficiencies, inventory accuracy, on-time delivery, NCM resolution, and reduction.
Logistics Operations Coordinator (1702932) – McIntosh, AL
Formula for Success: You Will...
Analyze and optimize SAP Plant logistics operations for ongoing cost, productivity, and efficiency improvement.
Support the Supply Chain Manager and business team in evaluating and analyzing potential improvement initiatives (e.g., assigned or self-developed for packaging, transportation, distribution, multi-modal).
Drive off-spec and aged inventory disposition, using 3PL & BASF resources.
Identify needed capital and expense improvements (base scope and justification).
Coordinate maintenance and capital activities for SAP logistics operations.
Drive implementation of SAP Plant Logistics Initiatives (e.g., Cost Reduction, "Lean", 5S, DILO, Visual Boards).
Drive sustainable productivity, cost, and safety improvements with 3PL operations.
Provide direct support to month-end closing for the Plant logistics.
Drive safety and quality in logistics operations and processes.
Serve as area expert concerning Logistics SAP/WMS issues.
Provide Vendor Management for logistics supplies and services.
Serve as NCM Investigator for internal and customer logistics issues (e.g., Root Cause, CAPA, Verify Eff).
Act as back-up for the Supply Chain Planner for Raw Material planning and month-end closing.
Ensure inventory accuracy and perform reconciliations.
Support global SAP Plant Projects with SAP logistics expertise.
Provide direct support to Customer Audits.
Other duties as needed by management.
Create Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You...
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you—the whole you—in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you'll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You...
Bachelor's degree in Logistics/Supply Chain/Business and at least 1+ years of Logistics or Supply Chain experience.
Thorough knowledge of physical logistics, packaging, transportation, and warehouse management.
Excellent people skills and teambuilding capabilities.
Strong customer focus.
Working knowledge of SAP R/3 or a similar ERP including MRP, TMS, and HUM/WMS.
Solid knowledge of MS Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Word).
APICS certification or in process is desirable.
:LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the... current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.