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Auburn Hills

Logistics Planner

As a successful family-owned company on a path to global growth, the Brose Group offers challenging responsibilities and exciting career opportunities to performance-driven, skilled specialists with solid professional knowledge and proven career expertise who wish to contribute to our company’s success.

Your Tasks

  • Work with other BNA and plant departments to generate the best feasible and competitive concepts in cooperation with quality, product and process design, controlling, manufacturing, plant concept, IT and the facilities / headquarters in consideration of customer specifications
  • Identification and implementation of process, layout, and cost optimizations for logistics processes in the planning phase and the current series in close cooperation with plants, central logistics, regions and customer teams
  • Ensure product development, planning, evaluation and implementation of holistic and material stream oriented logistics concepts along with entire supply chain including material and information flow to include specific processes of the business unit (e.g. door: MS, seat: multi-level production, drives: cleanliness) is designed with logistics consequences in mind
  • Capacity planning: forecast hours to be spent in each program; negotiate and agree with those hours with each customer team manager; follow up with booked hours vs. planned hours and communicate any deviations
  • Invest and cost planning for new projects: validate and authorize amount needed to launch programs in the most economical way for both customer team or plant cost associated to ensure target costs for entire LO cost (LO1 – LO5) are below 5% of production value
  • Provide support for the acquisition of new products (e.g. logistics-compatible design, identification of logistics advantages, tailor-made logistics concepts)
  • Deliver plant support to guarantee smooth logistical ramp ups for new projects
  • Track key performance indicators that demonstrate any risk to cost and/or timing targets
  • Generate executive project status report for two year period beginning with launch

Your Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or Business Administration.
  • 2-3 years experience in the automobile industry or ancillary industry, preferably with experience in JIT/JIS procedures.

We offer you a modern working environment with our Brose working world

Brose offers a high-tech work environment and a wide range of benefits. Along with competitive performance-based compensation and health insurance, our employees also benefit from attractive social and family-oriented programs throughout our North American locations*. Our benefits packages include comprehensive medical, insurance and retirement plans. Brose also provides educational assistance and a variety of community outreach, family, and sporting events. Flexible working hours and a collaborative work environment give our employees the freedom to balance work and personal life. Brose believes in investing in people. We offer a wide range of development programs with great opportunity for individual growth through training, international or regional assignments and tailored career paths. Our objective is to provide our employees the tools necessary to live a balanced life, experience a rewarding work environment and contribute to our surrounding communities.

*Benefits package may vary slightly per location

Detroit (Headquarters), Auburn Hills, MI

Our location Detroit (Headquarters), Auburn Hills, MI

Brose North America Inc.

3933 Automation Avenue
Auburn Hills, 48326

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Karen Lopez

Brose Fahrzeugteile GmbH & Co.