Dow's Logistics and Site Logistics operations include the management of logistics assets and modes of transportation and technology. It supports the flow of material into Dow for manufacturing and on-site logistics, and to our customers globally. Logistics employees are responsible for the handling, moving and storing of materials in a safe and cost-effective manner.
We have an opening for a Site Logistics Engineer located in Freeport, TX (Plant B). The Site Logistics Engineer role exists to provide technical support and Supply Chain functional expertise to assist PBSL work teams on daily operations in the areas of safety, productivity, quality, cost management, and reliability. As a Site Logistics Engineer, you will identify and implement technical solutions to optimize the site logistics operations and maximize the value Plant B Site Logistics (PBSL) brings to the Dow businesses.
You will also be responsible for:
Providing leadership to continuously improve the department's environmental, health, & safety performance
Working with Technical Advisors and plant personnel to optimize operations and meet Business and department goals (Safety, productivity, cost, quality)
Managing cost and spending for accountable areas in conjunction with technical advisors
Understanding all applicable site logistics process technology and equipment for bulk loading and packaging operations
Participating in advanced troubleshooting and coaching others to learn these skills
Collecting and analyzing operational data to assist with the evaluation of improvement opportunities
Demonstrating priority and commitment through personal behavior. Establishes and models expected behaviors for an empowered organization
Ensuring that best practices, Most Effective Technology (MET ), and Supply Chain operating discipline requirements are effectively implemented
As required, communicating technical information and issues to plant personnel, technology or expertise centers
As required, participating on and leading teams in his/her area of accountability
Ensuring performance metrics/measurements are collected to track work process and operational performance
Evaluating and quantifying the impact that activities such as equipment reconfigurations, design changes, procedure changes, and regulatory implementation will have on PBSL's ability to meet business needs
Understanding the Business needs relating to production and translates these Business production goals into site logistics activity goals
Ensuring effective measurement systems are in place to track loading productivity and asset utilization
Coaching plant personnel on measurement systems and daily updates of performance records and business measurements
Leading or assisting in process related root cause or failure analysis
Ensuring site logistics operating discipline, procedures and guidelines meet applicable quality requirements
Site logistics contact for issues regarding quality, the Corrective Action Management Process (CAMP), and tools to address customer issues
Initiating improvement project ideas and working with business/functional improvement leaders to secure funding as appropriate
Working with business and logistics personnel to introduce new products
A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, or Biochemistry, with a graduation date of no later than May 2022.
A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.
Note: This position does not offer relocation assistance.
Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Company's ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.
As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to equal opportunities in employment. We encourage every employee to bring their whole self to work each day to not only deliver more value, but also have a more fulfilling career. Further information regarding Dow's equal opportunities is available on www.dow.com.Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and is committed to providing opportunities without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at http://www.dow.com/en-us/contact-us or you may call us at 1-833-My Dow HR and select option 0, then press *.
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