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Modern wire harness systems and exclusive vehicle interiors: The name DRÄXLMAIER stands for automotive innovations – products that enhance your driving experience. Every day, approximately 75,000 associates around the world cooperate to contribute their knowledge, skills and automotive passion toward this goal. Individuals, who like to take on responsibilities, use their creativity and contribute their ideas toward the common success. Individuals like you!

Logistics/Material Flow - Industrial Engineer

Job Req ID:  84521

Duncan, US, 29334

Work Type:  Full time
Contract Type:  unlimited

Objective of job:



  • To create, plan and implement logistics material flows
  • Participate in logistics capacity and resource planning in alignment with the Supervisor
  • Lead basic logistics projects and carry out logistics planning within the carline project Team or in the Function
  • Plan, describe, optimize and implement logistics processes according to the best practice approach, economic points of view and according to the logistics planning guidelines
  • Support the Function and participate on the definition and implementation of standards


Principal Activities:


Strategy and Standards:

  • Participate in collecting data for capacity and resource planning in the different Regions, to achieve region/ segment optimal
  • Support the definition and optimization of internal standards and processes within the area (e.g. the concept and implementation worldwide of current standards from the logistics planning; the development and implementation of logistics principles as well as application of those in the Supply Chain in the plants when choosing the implementation of IT systems, standard equipment, etc.)
  • Develop integrated process optimizations and ensure their implementation by taking organizational and/or system measures
  • Adapt, optimize and implement the use of standard systems and processes
  • Observe and identify relevant logistics trends to develop basic concepts
  • To generate Micro value streams and create the Macro VSM as a planning basis


Planning and Industrial Manufacture:

  • Plan and implement supply concepts to the production within a carline project in coordination with the Logistics Planner Plant as well as between several plants in alignment with the Supervisor
  • Develop and implement an optimal material flow at the relevant plant for a carline project and/or across several plants
  • Participation in logistics projects (e.g. implementation and relocation projects)
  • Calculate logistics plant costs for a carline project in alignment with the Project Leader Logistics
  • Prepare and participate in industrial manufacture workshops in order to find overall solutions and to optimize cooperation between Logistics and Production
  • Participate in defining the Logistics product structure, packaging concepts, and ensure industrialization according to the workshop concept: participate in acceptance protocol
  • Participate in the creation of Logistics specifications in alignment with the Supervisor to select logistics providers for the micrologistics; Support with regards to the set up and supervision of Logistics functions (e.g. 3PL, etc.)
  • Participation in the creation of the emergency concept
  • Determine necessary storage/WH levels and storage options according to the standards/guidelines (high rack, marketplace, supermarket, JIS picking, block warehouse, AULA) and their regular optimization after changes
  • Application of standard systems and standard planning tools for storage/WH levels, FIFO buffers, tugger train/line feeding planning and the necessary Kanban buffers
  • Recognize, propose and implement sustainable process improvements in Logistics


Job Requirements:


  • Bachelors Degree (Industrial Engineering)
  • Automotive logistics, material flow planning, lean production, project management, similar field
  • Presentation skills, EDP skills (particularly Excel)
  • Engineering experience







We are looking forward to your application.


Company / Legal Entity: DAA Dräxlmaier Automotive of America LLC., Org-Code: OI-US312 

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina