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Akasol, Inc. LOGISTICS SUPERVISOR in Hazel Park, Michigan

REPORTS TO: Production ManagerJOB SUMMARY: The Logistics Supervisor will oversee the planning, procurement, storage, control, and distribution of materials and products according to company needs and customer requirements. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Hire, manage, and train employees in the materials department.Handles discipline and termination of employees as needed and in accordance with company policy.Schedule and oversee material employees.RESPONSIBILITIES:Directs production and inventory control, shipping and receiving, and materials storage.Directs production planning and scheduling based on sales forecasts.Works with purchasing department to schedule delivery of materials, supplies, and equipment.Oversees shipping and receiving functions related to purchased parts and finished goods.Manages and monitors storage of purchased parts and finished goods.Participation in the design of logistics processes at the interfaces with suppliers and customers.Continuous optimization and further development of warehouse organization and processes.Maintains inventory levels to ensure deliveries occur within customer timelines.Participation in an independent takeover of logistics projects.Development of a logistics KPI system.Budget responsibility and resource planning.Identifies opportunities to reduce transportation costs and charges.Performs write-offs on damaged or obsolete inventory to reflect accurate value of inventory.Establishes procedures for conducting and valuing biannual physical inventory.Performs other related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONSBachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field required, preferred.At least 5 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in the automotive sector.Experience in the handling of dangerous goods according to ADR and IMDG as well as in customs (import / export).Experience in Lean Logistics/OPEX, preferred.Proficient in SAP R/3 or S/4-HANA as well as warehouse management systems.Excellent organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:Ability to stand, walk and sit for prolonged periods.Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.WHAT WE OFFERAn attractive workplace in an innovative technology company.A high level of individual responsibility, freedom to shape and create including the chance to grow professionally.A work atmosphere that promotes trust and cooperation in a motivated team.