Bosch Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist in Londonderry, New Hampshire
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The Supply Chain & Logistics Specialist will spearhead supply chain and logistics relevant projects and analyses that support business growth, sustainability, and continuous improvement initiatives. In addition, this position is responsible and accountable for demand forecasting and timely procurement of materials to support order fulfillment while minimizing risk of stockouts, with proactive supplier engagement.
Description of the function
Drives key strategic projects and process improvement efforts for the department and organization. Examples include but not limited to:
New warehouse setup projects, supporting the tender process to include data gathering and analysis, through warehouse selection, logistics infrastructure setup, and go live
Warehouse Strategic Stock Positioning: ABC storage analyses, inventory relocations, infrastructure investments for efficiency gains
Optimization of distribution point coverage areas and geographical positioning (gravity analyses)
Identifying and implementing WMS/TMS relevant software, etc.
Optimizing product blend based on demand across distribution points
Conducts analytical exercises to produce data points and models that are key to strategic decision making
Directly responsible for executing purchase orders and ensuring fulfillment from assigned key suppliers and smaller spare part suppliers. Examples of this activity include but not limited to:
Leads routine collaborative demand forecast meetings with key stakeholders
Proactively engages suppliers in a routine manner to review open POs, delinquencies, risks, and opportunities
Responsible for assigned suppliers’ open POs to ensure timely fulfillment, escalating in the event of delinquencies
Places POs according to forecast figures, sending relevant documentation and special requests to supplier
Ensures PO confirmations are received from suppliers in a timely manner
Engages supplier to work out air freight requirements when expedited shipments are necessary
Routinely maintains safety stock parameters and min-max levels
Frequent ad hoc reporting and analysis as requested
Other Workplace Considerations:
Able to travel (domestic and international) up to 4 weeks per year
Able to work a hybrid model of remote and on site (Londonderry, NH)
General office environment
Casual business dress
Computer and phone usage
Bachelor's Degree in supply chain, logistics or operations with 2+ years of experience in supply chain/logistics OR a High School Diploma or GED with 6+ years of experience in supply chain/logistics.
2+ years of ERP systems experience. (i.e. SAP, Oracle, etc.)
2+ years of MS Excel (Pivot Table, VLookup, etc.) experience.
Experience with Continuous Improvement, LEAN, etc.
Strong SAP knowledge; preferably in logistics, planning, and/or purchasing functions.
Strong analytical skills.