Global Logistics Specialist M/f job from Volvo Group in Bourg-en-Bresse (01), France

Sunday 8th, May 2022

Volvo Group

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Bourg-en-Bresse (01)


Supply Chain / Logistics / Procurement

Volvo Group is a reputed company based in Mira Loma, CA. We are looking for talented professional from the field of Supply Chain / Logistics / Procurement to join our team as Global Logistics Specialist M/f.


Position Description


The Global Logistics Specialist (GLS) works within a global logistics network of Volvo Group Trucks Operations (GTO). The network consists of logistics specialist, developers and local engineers from Volvo plants all over the world. The objective is to develop our in-plant logistics processes in order to not only to stay the best truck manufacturer in the world, but also to take us to the next level and leave our competitors far behind!

You will lead a global network that consists of a team of highly skilled and engaged logistics engineers located in Volvo plants around the world. Your mission as a GLS is to use not only your own but the logistics skills of the team in order to define best practices, develop new solutions and support implementations of improved processes in plants when needed. You will be the leader of the Parts picking global network and responsible for the Master process guide in this area. Providing expertise and develop and share in-depth knowledge in this field are one of the key objectives. Another is to being part of and support the Logistics technology roadmap based on identified business potentials for new technologies. During logistics projects you can support or act by providing technical requirements whatever on a Product, Process or Systems perspective.

Responsibilities / Main tasks:

You will belong to the Logistics Engineering department with about 20 awesome logistics engineers. You will work and be a part of the Internal Logistics & Packaging Engineering global network (ILPE), shaping our future in production logistics and trucks manufacturing. You will report to the Logistics Engineering Manager and be placed at the Bourg plant in Bourg.

As such you :

  • Be open-minded to innovation (out of the box thinking)
  • Proven leadership skills: communicative, persuasive, action oriented and result driven
  • Profound knowledge of production and production logistics processes
  • Proven to be very competent in designing and implementing logistic flows from A to Z
  • Good knowledge about LEAN philosophy, problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Proven experience in managing projects and are skilled in project management structures
  • You have a master’s degree in engineering or equivalent by experience
  • At least five years’ work experience from production / production logistics processes
  • Fluent and easy to understand in English, spoken and written

About us

The Volvo Group drives prosperity through transport solutions, offering trucks, buses, construction equipment, power solutions for marine and industrial applications, financing and services that increase our customers’ uptime and productivity. Founded in 1927, the Volvo Group is committed to shaping the future landscape of sustainable transport and infrastructure solutions. Countless career opportunities are offered across the group’s leading brands and entities that share a culture of Trust, Passion, High Performance, Change and Customer Success.

A new era is here. Technologies such as big data, automation and artificial intelligence are changing the way we look at manufacturing and logistics. Volvo Group Trucks Operations is the organization responsible for truck manufacturing and logistics within the Volvo Group and is shaping future industries.

Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses all production of the Group’s engines and transmissions as well as the production of Volvo, Renault and Mack trucks. The organization is also responsible for spare parts supplies to the Group’s customers and for designing, operating and optimizing logistics and supply chains for all brands. Together, Volvo Group Trucks Operations represents 30,000 employees at 30 plants and 50 distribution centers across the globe. Our global industrial footprint offers an opportunity for an international career in a state-of-the-art industrial environment, in which continuous improvement is the foundation. Join our teams as well!

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Group Trucks Operations

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Bourg en Bresse

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Occasional Travel

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