Logistics Process Engineer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Birmingham, Alabama

Your mission
In this position you will have the following responsibilities:
  • Planning, integration, launching and modifying automated guided vehicles (AGVs) and other similar technologies (pick by light, laser scanners, RFID, etc.) with their supporting equipment and controls.
  • Assist in developing necessary project processing parameters and provide AGV and system programming assistance.
  • Ensure accuracy of the processes and analyze daily equipment and process flow effectiveness.
  • Take corrective actions and follow up on those actions through completion with the relevant parties.Provide clear and sufficient feedback to equipment suppliers on operational problems and needs.
  • Follow solutions through to implementation by active follow up procedures.
  • Evaluate alternative logistics processes and assess their viability with the impact to other departments.
  • Create proposals for process optimization in particular areas and/or in regard to reducing costs and showing/identifying solutions.
  • Initiate, maintain and develop countermeasures for potential failure mode and effects analysis.
  • Ensure proper PDCA (plan, do check, act) implementation and communication in a controlled and standardized approach regarding product, process, and people and the related changes resulting from a process change and continuous improvement activities.
  • Procure from and/or exchange information with partners/colleagues in the plant, the logistics service provider, suppliers, and various departments (collaborate and generate best practices and lessons learned).
  • Prepare planning options, evaluate cost-efficiency, and provide analysis in a detailed business case study for management approval.
  • Support continuous improvement concepts and activities with the operational groups to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Your profile
  • Bachelor‘s degree, with industry experience
  • Experience in process management, quality management, and/or project management
  • Knowledge in AutoCAD and PLC Programming is required, knowledge in FISO 14000, QS 9000, and ISO/TS 16949, Experience with SPC, and MSA, etc. is welcome
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Willingness to make decisions
  • Self-organizational skills and self reflection
  • Ability to quickly ramp up and adapt to a wide range of topics and responsibilities
  • German language ability is a plus

Why us?
What we offer:
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a dynamic start-up
  • A transparent and participative company culture
  • A high degree of possibilities to take part in company direction
  • An enjoyable company atmosphere, with an emphasis on respect and seeing the value in each person
  • A qualification program for your personal development
  • An engaging onboarding program and buddy-concept
  • Competitive salary package
  • Relocation assistance
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance
Salary: $65,000.00 - $85,000.00 per year
About us
pmX is a participatively run consulting and engineering company based in Stuttgart, Germany. Our specialties include project management, process optimization, and quality engineering. We strive to provide excellent project execution by keeping people in focus. Our team spirit and value-based company culture separates us from others in the industry. This means succeeding together by maintaining sustainable business practices, showing respect, and thinking innovatively. We have built our principles together and our company processes, decisions, and goals are always transparent.
To strengthen our team we are looking for:
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