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Logistics Engineer

Cosmos Surfaces Kent, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Company Overview

Cosmos Granite & Marble is a national distributor of countertop, flooring and wall finishing materials, started in 2005. Cosmos has always been recognized for its dedication to Quality and Service and we have achieved this success through the support and dedication of our team members. At Cosmos, we believe in the safety, continuous education and upliftment of our team members and customers and continue to invest in resources. Come, join us and experience the joy of working with an industry leader.

Job Summary

Cosmos Granite is looking for a motivated and highly organized Logistics Engineer to assist with the management of systems employed in distributing our goods and services. The Logistics Engineer's responsibilities include working on designing or analyzing innovative models and operational solutions for projects such as transportation optimization, network modeling, process and methods analysis, cost containment, capacity enhancement, routing, shipment optimization and warehouse management.

To be successful as a Logistics Engineer, you should be able to resolve problematic situations efficiently, have excellent communication and organizational skills and ensure smooth daily operations of the business.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Evaluate effectiveness of current or future logistical processes.
  • Evaluate the use of inventory tracking technology, Web-based warehousing software, or intelligent conveyor systems to maximize plant or distribution center efficiency.
  • Develop logistic metrics, internal analysis tools, or key performance indicators for business units.
  • Analyze or interpret logistics data involving customer service, forecasting, procurement, manufacturing, inventory, transportation, or warehousing.
  • Identify cost-reduction or process-improvement logistic opportunities.
  • Evaluate the use of technologies, such as global positioning systems (GPS), radio-frequency identification (RFID), route navigation software, or satellite linkup systems, to improve transportation efficiency.
  • Develop or maintain cost estimates, forecasts, or cost models.
  • Develop specifications for equipment, tools, facility layouts, or material-handling systems.
  • Develop specifications for equipment, tools, facility layouts, or material-handling systems.
  • Conduct logistics studies or analyses, such as time studies, zero-base analyses, rate analyses, network analyses, flow-path analyses, or supply chain analyses.
  • Apply logistics modeling techniques to address issues such as operational process improvement or facility design or layout.
  • Identify or develop business rules or standard operating procedures to streamline operating processes.
  • Design comprehensive supply chains that minimize environmental impacts or costs.
  • Determine feasibility of designing new facilities or modifying existing facilities, based on factors such as cost, available space, schedule, technical requirements, or ergonomics.
  • Allocate supplies and products based on supply and demand indicators.
  • Prepare logistic strategies or conceptual designs for facilities to improve operational process based on cost, technical requirements, and available room.
  • Analyze current policies and schematics to create modifications and revisions that will reduce transportation costs and time.
  • Review global, national, or regional transportation or logistics reports for ways to improve efficiency or minimize the environmental impact of logistics activities.
  • Develop or document procedures to minimize or mitigate carbon output resulting from the movement of materials or products.

 

Qualifications and Skills

  • Master’s degree in Logistics/ Manufacturing/ Industrial engineering with 6 months of experience as Operations or Logistics Engineer is a must.
  • Authorization to work in the US or the ability to obtain one.
  • Current valid Driver's License.
  • Excellent communication and people management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work independently or in a team.
  • Primary worksite is Kent, WA, but relocation is possible.

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